Saturday, November 24, 2012
"Dallas" star Larry Hagman Dies at 81
Actor Larry Hagman -- foundly known as J.R. Ewing on "Dallas" passed away at age 81.
According to sources Hagman died in a Dallas hospital at 4:20 pm Friday, due to complications from a recent battle with cancer.
The actor's family released a statement shortly after his passing, saying "He was surrounded by loved ones when he passed. It was a peaceful passing, just as he had wished for."
Hagman also starred in "I Dream of Jeannie" but was mosly known for his role as the iconic bad guy J.R. in the 1980's drama "Dallas." He recently returned to the same role on the TNT version which aired earlier this year.
It is reported that he is survived by his two children.