November 24, 2012
Tony Gutierrez photo

In this Thursday, Oct. 9, 2008 photo, actor Larry Hagman listens to a reporter’s question while visiting the Southfork Ranch in Parker, Texas, made famous in the television show “Dallas.” Actor Larry Hagman, who for more than a decade played villainous patriarch JR Ewing in the TV soap Dallas, has died at the age of 81, his family said Saturday Nov. 24, 2012

Cbs photo

This 1981 file photo provided by CBS shows Larry Hagman in character as J.R. Ewing in the television series “Dallas.” Actor Larry Hagman, who for more than a decade played villainous patriarch JR Ewing in the TV soap Dallas, has died at the age of 81, his family said Saturday Nov. 24, 2012.

Nbc photo

FILE - This 1967 file photo shows Barbara Eden, left, and Larry Hagman in a scene from the television show “I Dream of Jeannie.” Actor Larry Hagman, who for more than a decade played villainous patriarch JR Ewing in the TV soap Dallas, has died at the age of 81, his family said Saturday Nov. 24, 2012.

Markus Schreiber photo

FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2003 file photo, actor Larry Hagman sits in front of a poster of himself during a news conference in Berlin during a tour to promote the German translation of his autobiography. Actor Larry Hagman, who for more than a decade played villainous patriarch JR Ewing in the TV soap Dallas, has died at the age of 81, his family said Saturday Nov. 24, 2012.

Tony Gutierrez photo

FILE - In this Nov. 4, 2011 file photo, actor Larry Hagman pauses during an interview on location during the filming for the upcoming new television show “Dallas” in Dallas. Actor Larry Hagman, who for more than a decade played villainous patriarch JR Ewing in the TV soap Dallas, has died at the age of 81, his family said Saturday Nov. 24, 2012.

David Woo photo

Linda Gray cuts the ribbon as Larry Hagman holds the ribbon at the grand opening of the Omni Dallas Hotel on Friday, November 11, 2011. In the background, Hattie Hill, Chairman of the Dallas Convention & Visitors Bureau, Jack Matthews, Former Dallas Mayor Tom Leppert, and Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings look on. Hagman, who for more than a decade played villainous patriarch JR Ewing in the TV soap Dallas, has died at the age of 81, his family said Saturday Nov. 24, 2012.

November 24, 2012
Jason Decrow photo

FILE - In this Wednesday, March 15, 2006 file photo, “I Dream of Jeannie” co-stars Barbara Eden and Larry Hagman pose for photos before signing copies of the newly-released first season DVD of their television show at a bookstore in New York. Actor Larry Hagman, who for more than a decade played villainous patriarch JR Ewing in the TV soap Dallas, has died at the age of 81, his family said Saturday Nov. 24, 2012.

Ray Howard photo

FILE - In this Oct. 17, 1963 file photo, Broadway star Mary Martin is congratulated backstage after the opening of her new musical “Jennie” at New York’s Majestic Theater. From left are Beatrice Lillie Richard Halliday, husband of Mary Martin, Heller Weir, daughter of Mary Martin, and Martin’s son Larry Hagman. Actor Larry Hagman, who for more than a decade played villainous patriarch JR Ewing in the TV soap Dallas, has died at the age of 81, his family said Saturday Nov. 24, 2012.

Tony Gutierrez photo

FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 9, 2008 file photo, actor Larry Hagman and his wife Maj, visit the kitchen area of the Southfork Ranch mansion in Parker, Texas made famous in the television show “Dallas.” Actor Larry Hagman, who for more than a decade played villainous patriarch JR Ewing in the TV soap Dallas, has died at the age of 81, his family said Saturday Nov. 24, 2012.

Vadim Ghirda photo

FILE - In this Thursday Nov. 18, 1999 file photo, people cross the street in downtown Bucharest, Romania near an unfinished apartment building draped with a poster of U.S. actor Larry Hagman as J.R. Ewing from the television show “Dallas.” The poster is part of a high-profile advertising campaign for the Russian oil giant Lukoil. “Dallas” was one of the few American TV series the late communist dictator Nicolae Ceausescu allowed to be shown on Romanian television. Actor Larry Hagman, who for more than a decade played villainous patriarch JR Ewing in the TV soap Dallas, has died at the age of 81, his family said Saturday Nov. 24, 2012.

Eric Miller photo

FILE - In this Wednesday, July 28, 2004 file photo provided by the National Kidney Foundation, actor Larry Hagman bares his chest to show off his scar from his liver transplant surgery at the opening ceremonies of the 2004 U.S. Transplant Games in Minneapolis, Minn. Actor Larry Hagman, who for more than a decade played villainous patriarch JR Ewing in the TV soap Dallas, has died at the age of 81, his family said Saturday Nov. 24, 2012.

Reed Saxon photo

FILE - In this Sunday, Feb. 3, 1986 file photo, actress Mary Martin touches the cheek of her son, Larry Hagman, also a famous actor, at the after-theater party for “Legends,” a play starring Martin and Carol Channing, at the Music Center in Los Angeles. Actor Larry Hagman, who for more than a decade played villainous patriarch JR Ewing in the TV soap Dallas, has died at the age of 81, his family said Saturday Nov. 24, 2012.

Bob Daugherty photo

FILE - In this Monday, Dec. 9, 1985 file photo, first lady Nancy Reagan kisses actor Larry Hagman, playing Santa Claus, at a showing of the holiday decorations at the White House in Washington. Actor Larry Hagman, who for more than a decade played villainous patriarch JR Ewing in the TV soap Dallas, has died at the age of 81, his family said Saturday Nov. 24, 2012.

Associated Press photo

FILE - In this June 4, 1965 file photo, from left, cameraman Sam Rosen and director Gero Nelson guide the co-star of the series “I Dream of Jeannie,” Larry Hagman, as he emerges from a mockup of the Apollo space vehicle, filming at North American Aviation’s Space Division in Downey, Calif.

Tony Gutierrez photo

FILE - In this Oct. 9, 2008 file photo, actor Larry Hagman poses in front of the Southfork Ranch mansion in Parker, Texas made famous in the television show “Dallas.” Actor Larry Hagman, who for more than a decade played villainous patriarch JR Ewing in the TV soap Dallas, has died at the age of 81, his family said Saturday Nov. 24, 2012.