November 24, 2012
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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.

Cbs photo

FILE - This 1983 file photo shows actor Larry Hagman, center left, with fellow cast members of the television series “Dallas.” Back row from left are Howard Keel, Barbara Bel Geddes, Larry Hagman, Linda Grey, Susan Howard and Steve Kanaly. Front row from left are Priscilla Presley, Victoria Principal and Ken Kercheval. 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.

George Brich photo

FILE - This Feb. 2, 1979 file photo shows actor Larry Hagman next to a camera on the set of 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.

Mark Terrill photo

FILE - In this Sunday, Jan. 29, 2012 file photo, Patrick Duffy, left, Linda Gray, center, and Larry Hagman present the award for outstanding performance by an ensemble in a drama series at the 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards 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.