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Larry Hagman Biography

Birth Name:
Larry Martin Hagman
Birth Place:
Weatherford, Texas, United States
Profession
Actor

Fast Facts

  • Moved to England in 1950 to work with his mother, Mary Martin, in a production of South Pacific
  • Dated future Dynasty vixen Joan Collins in London when he was 19 (she was 17)
  • Directed USO shows after enlisting in the Air Force while in England
  • In 1980, 350 million fans in 57 countries watched the Dallas season opener to find out who shot J
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  • Reunited with I Dream of Jeannie star Barbara Eden when she joined the cast of Dallas in 1990
  • Received a liver transplant in 1995
  • Guest-starred on popular shows such as Nip/Tuck (2006), The Simpsons (2006), and Desperate Housewives (2011)
  • Supported environmental causes; in 2010 reprised his J
  • R Ewing role in a commercial promoting solar energy

Awards

  • 1995Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: nominated
  • 1985Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama: nominated
  • 1983Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama: nominated
  • 1982Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama: nominated
  • 1981Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama: nominated
  • 1980Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series: nominated

Relationships

  • Heidi Kristina -- Daughter
  • Benjamin Jack Hagman -- Father
  • Gary Hagman -- Half Brother
  • Mary Heller Halliday DeMerritt -- Half Sister
  • Preston Hagman -- Son
  • Richard Halliday -- Stepfather
  • Maj Axelsson Hagman -- Wife