Larry Hagman (Sept 21,1931–Nov 23,2012) an American film and tv actor best known for playing ruthless oil baron J.R. Ewing in the 1980s primetime tv soap opera Dallas, and astronaut Major Anthony "Tony" Nelson in the 1960s sitcom I Dream of Jeannie. He died at Medical City Dallas Hospital from complications of cancer. In a statement, family said "Larry's family and close friends had joined him in Dallas for the Thanksgiving holiday. When he passed, he was surrounded by loved ones"
Television star Larry Hagman (born Sept. 21, 1931). Actor Larry Hagman is best known for playing J.R. Ewing Jr. in the TV series 'Dallas' in the 1980s. Hagman currently stars (again as J.R.) in a reboot of 'Dallas' that airs on TNT.