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Larry Martin Hagman was born on the 21st September 1931, in Fort Worth, Texas, USA of Swedish descent on his father’s side. Larry died at the age of 81 in 2012 in Dallas, Texas, USA. Hangman was a famous television and film actor who rose to the prominence for his well known roles in television series’ “I Dream of Jeannie” (1965-1970) and “Dallas” (1978-1991). What is more, he worked as a director and producer which was also a significant source of his income. Additionally, he worked in the film industry playing various roles. Overall, Larry Hangman spent more than 60 years working in the entertainment industry, from 1950 to 2012.

Larry Hagman Net Worth $15 Million

So, was Larry Hagman rich? It has been estimated by sources that he had a net worth of $15 million, partly accumulated from a minimum of $75,000 per TV episode. As a result, he could afford to live luxuriously.

Larry Hagman was born into the family of a celebrity and lawyer: his mother, Mary Martin was a popular Broadway actress. When Larry was five years old, his parents divorced, and as his mother was engrossed in her career, Larry spent most of the time with the grandmother. When the grandmother died, he lived with his father for a while, but studied at boarding school. After graduation from Weatherford High School, Hagman decided to pursue an acting career, too. The first role Larry landed was at The Woodstock Playhouse in 1950. Afterwards, he appeared in the musical “South Pacific” alongside his mother. However, in 1952 Larry joined the US Air Force which meant a pause in his acting career.

After military service, in 1956 Hagman returned to firstly off-Broadway, and then Broadway, in various plays for a number of years. However, Larry only became famous after his entrance into Hollywood. The role of Tony Nelson landed in the sitcom “I Dream of Jeannie” (1965-1970) was the first series that made him recognized, famous – including acting with Barbara Eden – and contributed significant amounts to his net worth. Then, he appeared in a number of television films as follows: “Three’s a Crowd” (1969), “The Hired Hand” (1971), “Getting Away from It All” (1972) and others. In addition to this, he continued his career appearing in various series including “Here We Go Again” (1973), “The Rhinemann Exchange” (1977), and “The Rockford Files” (1977). However, Larry then portrayed J.R. Ewing in another very successful series, “Dallas” (1978-1991), which had high ratings throughout its existence, with fans also captivated by the revival of characters in the films “Dallas: The Early Years” (1986), “Dallas: J.R. Returns” (1996), “Dallas: War of the Ewings” (1998) and finally the sequel television series “Dallas” (2012–2013). Larry’s last appearances on television screens include a role in the series “Orleans” (1997) and a guest role in the “Desperate Housewives” (2011).

Additionally, Larry Hagman was popular in the cinema industry. In 1966, Larry landed a role in the feature film “The Group” (1966) directed by Sidney Lumet. Furthermore, in 1972 he debuted as a director of the film “Beware! The Blob”. Other appearances on the big screen include films “Fail-Safe” (1964), “Harry and Tonto (1974), “S.O.B.” (1981), “The Eagle Has Landed” (1976), and “Nixon” (1995) which also increased his net worth.

Larry Hagman was faithful to his profession and devoted to it. However, what is most important, he was loving and loyal to the only woman in his life, his wife, Maj Axelsson. They married in 1954 and lived happily until his death. The family has two children.

Larry Hagman died because of complications caused by his illness, leukaemia.


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Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dallas 2012-2013 TV Series J.R. Ewing
The Flight of the Swan 2011 Corporate President
Desperate Housewives 2011 TV Series Frank Kaminsky
Das Traumschiff 2010 TV Series Larry Hagman
Somos cómplices 2009 TV Series Richard Slater
Nip/Tuck 2006 TV Series Burt Landau
The Simpsons 2006 TV Series Wallace Brady
Sheer Dallas 2005 TV Series Narrator
Dallas: War of the Ewings 1998 TV Movie J.R. Ewing
Primary Colors 1998 Gov. Fred Picker
The Third Twin 1997 TV Movie Berrington Jones
Orleans 1997 TV Series Judge Luther Charbonnet
Dallas: J.R. Returns 1996 TV Movie J.R. Ewing
Nixon 1995 'Jack Jones'
Staying Afloat 1993 TV Movie Alexander Hollingsworth III
Dallas 1978-1991 TV Series J.R. Ewing
Dallas: The Early Years 1986 TV Movie J.R. Ewing
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color 1986 TV Series Leo Kohlmeyer
Deadly Encounter 1982 TV Movie Sam
Knots Landing 1980-1982 TV Series J.R. Ewing
Jag rodnar 1981 Larry Hagman
S.O.B. 1981 Dick Benson
Police Story 1974-1979 TV Series Dwight Sheppard / Alan Robert Richardson
A Double Life 1978 TV Movie Doyle Rettig
Superman 1978 Major
Sword of Justice 1978 TV Series Doyle Rettig
Last of the Good Guys 1978 TV Movie Sergeant Frank O'Malley (uncredited)
The President's Mistress 1978 TV Movie Ed Murphy
What Really Happened to the Class of '65? 1977 TV Series Gene
The Rockford Files 1977 TV Series Richard Lessing
Intimate Strangers 1977 TV Movie Mort Burns
The Rhinemann Exchange 1977 TV Mini-Series Col. Edmund Pace
Checkered Flag or Crash 1977 Bo Cochran
McMillan & Wife 1977 TV Series Dr. Wesley Corman
The Eagle Has Landed 1976 Colonel Pitts
The Big Bus 1976 Parking Lot Doctor
The Return of the World's Greatest Detective 1976 TV Movie Sherman Holmes
Mother, Jugs & Speed 1976 Murdoch
Barnaby Jones 1975 TV Series Dr. Frank Rickers
The Streets of San Francisco 1975 TV Series Terry Vine
Ellery Queen 1975 TV Series Paul Gardner
Three for the Road 1975 TV Series Gordo Thurgate
Harry O 1975 TV Series Bernie Roth
Doctors' Hospital 1975 TV Series
Marcus Welby, M.D. 1970-1975 TV Series Dr. Bowers
McCoy 1975 TV Series Darnell
The Big Rip-Off 1975 TV Movie Frank Darnell
Sarah T. - Portrait of a Teenage Alcoholic 1975 TV Movie Jerry Travis
Lucas Tanner 1975 TV Series Officer Morgan
Stardust 1974 Porter Lee Austin
McCloud 1974 TV Series Larry Harris
Police Woman 1974 TV Series Tony Bonner
Hurricane 1974 TV Movie Paul Damon
Harry and Tonto 1974 Eddie
Sidekicks 1974 TV Movie Quince Drew
Antonio 1973 Mark Hunter
Love Story 1973 TV Series Dick Madison
What Are Best Friends For? 1973 TV Movie Frank Ross
Blood Sport 1973 TV Movie Coach Marshall
The Alpha Caper 1973 TV Movie Tudor
The Toy Game 1973 TV Movie Major
Here We Go Again 1973 TV Series Richard Evans
Applause 1973 TV Movie Bill Sampson
Medical Center 1973 TV Series Glenn Dorsey
No Place to Run 1972 TV Movie Jay Fox
Beware! The Blob 1972 Young Hobo
Getting Away from It All 1972 TV Movie Fred Clark
The Good Life 1971-1972 TV Series Albert Miller
A Howling in the Woods 1971 TV Movie Eddie Crocker
The Hired Hand 1971 Sheriff (uncredited)
Vanished 1971 TV Movie Jerry Freytag
The Name of the Game 1971 TV Series Dean Chasen
Dan August 1971 TV Series Art Lewis
Night Gallery 1970 TV Series Cedric Acton (segment "The Housekeeper")
Love, American Style 1970 TV Series Harry Fishberg (segment "Love and the Psychiatrist")
Up in the Cellar 1970 Maurice Camber
I Dream of Jeannie 1965-1970 TV Series Major Anthony Nelson Captain Anthony Nelson Capt. Anthony Nelson ...
Three's a Crowd 1969 TV Movie Jim Carson
The Group 1966 Harald Peterson
The Rogues 1965 TV Series Mark Fleming
In Harm's Way 1965 Lieutenant Cline
Mr. Broadway 1964 TV Series Luke
Fail-Safe 1964 Buck
The DuPont Show of the Week 1963-1964 TV Series Elias / Boyd
Ensign Pulver 1964 Billings
The Cavern 1964 Capt. Wilson
The Defenders 1963-1964 TV Series Edmund Lockwood / Jim Lewton
The Silver Burro 1963 TV Movie
The Edge of Night 1961 TV Series Ed Gibson
Play of the Week 1960 TV Series
Diagnosis: Unknown 1960 TV Series Don Harding
The Investigator 1958 TV Series
The United States Steel Hour 1958 TV Series
Sea Hunt 1958 TV Series Elliot Conway / Alex Kouras / Johnny Greco
The DuPont Show of the Month 1958 TV Series Jarvis
Harbormaster 1958 TV Series
Kraft Theatre 1958 TV Series Tom
The Outcasts of Poker Flat 1958 TV Movie
Omnibus 1957 TV Series
Studio One in Hollywood 1957 TV Series
Goodyear Playhouse 1957 TV Series Peter
West Point 1957 TV Series Vic
Decoy 1957 TV Series Kenneth Davidson
Search for Tomorrow 1951 TV Series Curt Williams (1957)

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dallas: War of the Ewings 1998 TV Movie executive producer
Dallas: J.R. Returns 1996 TV Movie co-executive producer
Staying Afloat 1993 TV Movie executive producer
Dallas 1988-1991 TV Series executive producer - 74 episodes

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
In the Heat of the Night 1992-1994 TV Series 7 episodes
Dallas 1979-1991 TV Series 32 episodes
Beware! The Blob 1972
The Good Life 1971-1972 TV Series 2 episodes
I Dream of Jeannie 1967 TV Series 3 episodes

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Applause 1973 TV Movie performer: "One of a Kind", "Something Greater"
I Dream of Jeannie 1967 TV Series performer - 1 episode

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Edición Especial Coleccionista 2012 TV Series in memory of - 2 episodes
The Born Defecation 2012 Short in memoriam

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Starck Club 2016 Documentary post-production
Göttliche Lage - Eine Stadt erfindet sich neu 2014 Documentary Himself
The '80s: The Decade That Made Us 2013 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself / Himself - Interview: 2012
Pioneers of Television 2013 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself
I Get That a Lot 2013 TV Series Himself
How We Covered It 2013 Documentary Himself
Dallas Roundup Aftershow 2012 TV Series Himself
Live with Kelly and Michael 1992-2012 TV Series Himself - Guest
Larry King Now 2012 TV Series Himself - Guest
Gomorron 2012 TV Series Himself - Om Dallas
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon 2012 TV Series Himself - Guest
Piers Morgan Tonight 2012 TV Series Himself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2012 TV Series Himself - Guest
18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards 2012 TV Special Himself
That Sunday Night Show 2011 TV Series Himself
Breakfast 2011 TV Series Himself - Actor
Inside TNT's Dallas 2011 TV Short Himself
Crashing the Fest 2011 TV Series Himself
Champs-Elysées 1986-2011 TV Series Himself
Die Lugners 2011 TV Series Himself
Solartaxi: Around the World with the Sun 2010 Documentary Himself
MaDiWoDoVrijdagShow 2010 TV Series Himself - Interviewee
Totally Tracked Down 2010 TV Series Himself
Dallas VIP: 30 Year Reunion at Southfork Ranch 2010 Video documentary
The Jeffrey Henderson Show 2010 TV Series Himself
Markus Lanz 2010 TV Series Himself
El club 2009 TV Series Himself
TV Land Moguls 2009 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself
De schuld van VTM 2009 TV Series Himself
Guinness World Records - Die größten Weltrekorde 2008 TV Series Himself
Fuel 2008/I Documentary Himself - Actor / Renewable Energy Advocate
Musikantenstadl 2008 TV Series
Entertainment Tonight 2006-2008 TV Series Himself
Living with Ed 2008 TV Series Himself
Tavis Smiley 2008 TV Series Himself
Fields of Fuel 2008 Documentary Himself - Actor / Renewable Energy Advocate
TV Land Confidential 2007 TV Series documentary Himself - Interviewee
What a Year 2007 TV Series documentary Himself
20 heures le journal 2007 TV Series Himself
Bring Back... Dallas 2007 TV Movie documentary Himself
Gylne tider 2006-2007 TV Series documentary Himself
The 4th Annual TV Land Awards 2006 TV Special Himself
Martha 2006 TV Series Himself
Access Hollywood 2006 TV Series Himself
The View 2004-2006 TV Series Himself
Lindenstraße 2006 TV Series Himself
20 Jahre 'Lindenstraße' - Die Geburtstagsshow 2005 TV Short Himself
Unforgettable Moments in Television Entertainment 2005 TV Movie Himself
Gottschalk & Friends 2005 TV Series Himself
TV Land's Top Ten 2005 TV Series documentary Himself
The Paul O'Grady Show 2005 TV Series Himself
Eye on Entertainment 2005 TV Series Himself
The 100 Most Memorable TV Moments 2004 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself
Dallas Reunion: Return to Southfork 2004 TV Movie documentary Himself / Host / J.R. Ewing
GMTV 2001-2004 TV Series Himself
The John Kerwin Show 2004 TV Series Himself
Richard & Judy 2004 TV Series Himself
Good Day Live 2004 TV Series Himself
TV Land Convention Special 2004 TV Movie documentary Himself
Biography 2000-2004 TV Series documentary Himself / J.R. Ewing
This Morning 2004 TV Series Himself
All Access Pass: The TV Land Awards 2004 TV Movie documentary Himself
The 2nd Annual TV Land Awards 2004 TV Special Himself
SoapTalk 2003 TV Series Himself / J.R. Ewing
V Graham Norton 2002-2003 TV Series Himself
CBS at 75 2003 TV Special documentary Himself
The Heaven and Earth Show 2003 TV Series Himself
Larry King Live 2000-2003 TV Series Himself
TV's Most Memorable Weddings 2003 TV Movie documentary Himself
Boulevard Bio 2002 TV Series Himself
TV total 2002 TV Series Himself
After Dallas 2002 TV Movie Himself / J.R. Ewing
After They Were Famous 2002 TV Series documentary Himself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien 2002 TV Series Himself
Top Ten 2002 TV Series documentary Himself
Tout le monde en parle 2002 TV Series Himself
Die 80er Jahre Show 2002 TV Series Himself
When Shoulderpads Ruled the World 2002 TV Special Himself
Shooting Stars 2002 TV Series Himself
Intimate Portrait 1998-2002 TV Series documentary Himself / Narrator
Open House 2001 TV Series documentary Himself
Parkinson 2001 TV Series Himself
I Love 1980's 2001 TV Series documentary Himself - Presenter
E! True Hollywood Story 2000 TV Series documentary Himself
Doing Dallas 2000 TV Special Himself / J.R.Ewing
La marató de TV3 1999 TV Movie Himself
Donny & Marie 1999 TV Series
Heroes of Comedy 1999 TV Series documentary Himself
Die goldene Kamera 1999 1999 TV Movie Himself
Television: The First Fifty Years 1999 Video documentary Himself - Interviewee / J. R. Ewing
CBS: The First 50 Years 1998 TV Movie documentary Himself
The Rosie O'Donnell Show 1997 TV Series Himself
Auntie's All-Time Greats 1996 TV Movie Himself
New Passages 1996 TV Movie Himself
Harley-Davidson: The American Motorcycle 1993 Documentary Himself
John & Leeza from Hollywood 1993 TV Series Himself
Guest Night 1992 TV Series
Dame Edna's Hollywood 1991 TV Series Himself
Ein Schloß am Wörthersee 1991 TV Series Himself
Showbiz Today 1991 TV Series Himself
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts 1989 TV Special Himself
The Annual National Jewish Fund Awards Dinner 1989 TV Special Himself
CBS This Morning 1988 TV Series Himself
America This Morning 1988 TV Series Himself
The Annual Entertainment Industry Honors Presentes a Salute to Bud Grant 1987 TV Movie Himself
The American Jewish Commitee Annual Honors Present a Salute to Merv Adelson 1987 TV Movie Himself
The Dame Edna Experience 1987 TV Series Himself
The Morning Program 1987 TV Series Himself
Hour Magazine 1987 TV Series Himself
This Is Your Life 1987 TV Special Himself
CBS All-American Thanksgiving Day Parade 1986 TV Special Himself
The Late Show 1986 TV Series Himself
CBS Tournament of Roses Parade 1986 TV Special Himself - Host
CBS All-American Thanksgiving Day Parade 1985 TV Special Himself
CBS All-American Thanksgiving Day Parade 1984 TV Special Himself
exclusiv 1983 TV Series documentary Himself
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 1982 TV Special Himself
Night of 100 Stars 1982 TV Special Himself
Omnibus 1981 TV Series Himself
The 7th Annual People's Choice Awards 1981 TV Special Himself - Accepting Award for Favourite Television Dramatic Program
Diana 1981 TV Special Himself
The 38th Annual Golden Globe Awards 1981 TV Special Himself
The Midnight Special 1981 TV Series Guest Host
Arena 1980 TV Series documentary Himself
Friday Night, Saturday Morning 1980 TV Series Himself
Pink Lady 1980 TV Series Himself
Today 1980 TV Series Himself
The Mike Douglas Show 1971-1980 TV Series Himself - Actor / Himself - Co-Host
The 6th People's Choice Awards 1980 TV Special Himself - Accepting Favourite Dramatic Television Show Award
The Making of 'Superman: The Movie' 1980 TV Movie documentary Himself
The Hollywood Squares 1979 TV Series Guest Appearance
Over Easy 1979 TV Series Himself
The Merv Griffin Show 1979 TV Series
All-Star Family Feud Special 1979 TV Series Himself - Celebrity Contestant
Family Feud 1979 TV Series Himself
Salute to Oscar Hammerstein II 1972 TV Special Himself
The Virginia Graham Show 1971 TV Series Himself
The 14th Annual Tony Awards 1960 TV Special Himself - Accepting Award for Best Musical

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Geschichten aus der Salzburger Altstadt 2016 TV Movie documentary Himself (uncredited)
The Eighties 2016 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself - Actor, 'Dallas'
Hotel Dallas 2016 Documentary J.R. Ewing
TV's Nastiest Villains 2014 TV Movie documentary J.R. Ewing
The Sixties 2014 TV Mini-Series documentary Major Anthony Nelson
The 65th Primetime Emmy Awards 2013 TV Special Himself - Actor (In Memoriam)
19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards 2013 TV Special Himself - In Memoriam
The Big Fat Quiz of the 80s 2012 TV Movie J.R. Ewing (uncredited)
Breakfast 2011 TV Series Himself - Actor
100 Years of the London Palladium 2010 TV Movie documentary Himself
Shooting Stars: The Inside Story 2008 TV Movie documentary Himself
TV's Funniest Music Moments 2008 TV Movie Himself
The O'Reilly Factor 2007 TV Series Himself
La rentadora 2007 TV Series J.R. Ewing
Las 50 imágenes de nuestra vida 2006 TV Movie J.R. Ewing
The Best of the Royal Variety 2006 TV Series Himself
50 y más 2005 TV Movie JR Ewing
80s 2005 TV Series documentary J.R. Ewing
Tvist 2005 TV Series J.R. Ewing
Retrosexual: The 80's 2004 TV Mini-Series documentary
The Greatest 2001 TV Series documentary J.R. Ewing
Biography 1999 TV Series documentary Major Anthony Nelson
Fonda on Fonda 1992 TV Movie documentary Buck
Harry Måneskin 1990 TV Series Himself
Henry Fonda: The Man and His Movies 1982 TV Movie documentary Actor in 'Fail Safe' (uncredited)

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2013 OFTA TV Hall of Fame Online Film & Television Association Actors and Actresses
2006 Pop Culture Award TV Land Awards Dallas (1978) · Charlene Tilton
· Linda Gray
· Patrick Duffy
· Sheree J. Wilson
· Mary Crosby
· Susan Howard
· Ken Kercheval
· Steve Kanaly
1999 Golden Camera Golden Camera, Germany Millennium Award Dallas (1978)
1997 Lone Star Film & Television Award Lone Star Film & Television Awards Best TV Actor Dallas: J.R. Returns (1996)
1996 Special Award Lone Star Film & Television Awards Texas Legend
1989 Soap Opera Digest Award Soap Opera Digest Awards Outstanding Villain: Prime Time Dallas (1978)
1988 Soap Opera Digest Award Soap Opera Digest Awards Outstanding Villain: Prime Time Dallas (1978)
1986 Soap Opera Digest Award Soap Opera Digest Awards Outstanding Actor in a Leading Role on a Prime Time Serial Dallas (1978)
1986 Soap Opera Digest Award Soap Opera Digest Awards Outstanding Villain on a Prime Time Serial Dallas (1978)
1985 Soap Opera Digest Award Soap Opera Digest Awards Outstanding Villain in a PrimeTime Serial Dallas (1978)
1984 TV Prize Aftonbladet TV Prize, Sweden Best Foreign TV Personality - Male (Bästa utländska man)
1984 Soap Opera Digest Award Soap Opera Digest Awards Outstanding Villain in a Prime Time Soap Opera Dallas (1978)
1983 Bambi Bambi Awards TV Series International Dallas (1978)
1981 Star on the Walk of Fame Walk of Fame Television On 9 September 1981. At 1560 N. Vine Street.

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1996 Actor Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by a Cast Nixon (1995) · Joan Allen
· Brian Bedford
· Powers Boothe
· Kevin Dunn
· Fyvush Finkel
· Annabeth Gish
· Tony Goldwyn
· Ed Harris
· Edward Herrmann
· Anthony Hopkins
· Bob Hoskins
· Madeline Kahn
· E.G. Marshall
· David Paymer
· David Hyde Pierce
· Paul Sorvino
· Mary Steenburgen
· J.T. Walsh
· James Woods
1988 Soap Opera Digest Award Soap Opera Digest Awards Favorite Super Couple: Prime Time Dallas (1978) · Linda Gray
1986 Daytime Emmy Daytime Emmy Awards Special Classification of Program Achievement CBS Tournament of Roses Parade (1986) · Mike Gargiulo (executive producer)
· Vern Diamond (producer)
1986 Soap Opera Digest Award Soap Opera Digest Awards Outstanding Actress/Actor in a Comic Relief Role on a Prime Time Serial Dallas (1978)
1986 Soap Opera Digest Award Soap Opera Digest Awards Favorite Super Couple on a Prime Time Serial Dallas (1978) · Linda Gray
1985 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama Dallas (1978)
1983 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama Dallas (1978)
1982 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama Dallas (1978)
1981 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama Dallas (1978)
1981 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series Dallas (1978)
1980 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series Dallas (1978)
1965 Golden Laurel Laurel Awards New Faces, Male 11th place.

TitleSalary
Dallas (1978) $100,000 per episode

#Fact
1 Her ex-Dallas (1978) co-star, Victoria Principal, used to live not too far from him. Before the series began, they were actually lifelong friends.
2 He was most widely known to be a social butterfly.
3 His widow, Maj Axelsson was 3 yrs. his senior.
4 Maj Axelsson Hagman of Los Angeles, California, died May 31st, 2016. The loving wife of Actor Larry Hagman, she was known as an amazing hostess and mainstay of the family. Born in May, 1928 in Eskilstuna, Sweden, she was the eldest of four sisters. Her father, who had a car dealership in Sweden, told his daughter to "reach for the stars in order to get to the treetops" and Maj followed his advice moving to London and becoming an accomplished dress designer. In London she met the love of her life, a young serviceman named Larry Hagman, who had recently performed in the cast of the Broadway import musical "South Pacific," with his mother, the acclaimed New York musical theater star Mary Martin. Mag moved to New York City as a military bride and supported her husband Larry by designing and sewing costumes for night club singers while Larry worked in the New York theater. When Larry landed a starring role in the early 1960s on Hollywood's "I Dream of Jeannie," Mag turned her considerable talents to supporting Larry's ascending career while continuing to design clothes, build extraordinary homes and even custom-design Jacuzzis. Mag later shared in the joys and successes of Larry Hagman's success as "JR Ewing" on the popular hit television series "Dallas" that ran from the late 1970s through the 1980s. The couple supported philanthropic causes from the Dallas and Ojai Symphonies to organ donations and solar energy. The couple traveled the world together over five and a half decades of their marriage until Larry passed away in 2012. In the end, she surpassed the treetops and touched the stars. Maj and Larry are survived to their two children and five grandchildren.
5 Before his future Dallas (1978) co-star, Charlene Tilton, co-starred opposite Hagman in the series, as a little girl, she used to visit Hagman's dear friend, Richard Dawson off- the set of Hogan's Heroes (1965), where Dawson used to give her gum and candy, all the while, he took her around and watch him rehearse.
6 Was a longtime friend of Richard Dawson. He used to play Frisbee at Hagman's house in Malibu, where he was living at the time.
7 After Dallas (1978) and until Barbara Bel Geddes's death, he did not keep in touch with her.
8 On Dallas (1978), his character drank heavily, in real-life, he also drank heavily, which led him to receiving a liver transplant in 1995, though it didn't damage the organ, when it weakened his immune system.
9 On an episode of Dallas (1978), his character read the letter from his late TV father, in real-life, he lost his own father, years before the series started.
10 Carcinoma ran in his family.
11 Next to his Dallas (1978) co-star, Linda Gray, his favorite actress from that same serial was Deborah Rennard.
12 His Dallas (1978) co-stars, Patrick Duffy and Sasha Mitchell co-starred on the popular 1990s sitcom, Step by Step (1991), also produced by Lorimar (now Warner Bros. Television).
13 When he wanted to audition for one of the male lead roles as J.R. Ewing in Dallas (1978), his character from I Dream of Jeannie (1965) nearly prevented him from accepting it, because he might've been typecasted, but David Jacobs didn't mind him doing a soap opera.
14 Once stated that (before Dallas (1978)) young viewers often confused him with Dick York (or Dick Sargent) and DeForest Kelley.
15 Was known to throw parties for the cast and crew at his home whenever tensions ran high on set.
16 His character J.R. Ewing was so hated that Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceauescu allowed ''Dallas'' to be one of the few series shown in his country and paid Hagman to show his image throughout the country as he saw his character as epitomizing the very worst of American capitalism and hoped it would turn people against the idea.
17 Was close friends with Hunter von Leer.
18 Was 1 month younger than his I Dream of Jeannie (1965) co-star Barbara Eden.
19 He played the same character (J.R. Ewing) on three different series: Dallas (1978), Knots Landing (1979) and Dallas (2012).
20 Acting mentor and friends of Patrick Duffy, Victoria Principal, Charlene Tilton and Sheree J. Wilson.
21 Used to live in the same area as Michael Landon.
22 On I Dream of Jeannie (1965), he played an astronaut who was a member of the United States Air Force, in real-life, Hagman served in the United States Air Force.
23 Just before his death, his Dallas (1978) co-star, Linda Gray, played host to him at his 81st birthday luncheon at a restaurant in Dallas, Texas.
24 Was raised largely by his maternal grandmother while his mother became a famous stage actress.
25 Met a young, unfamiliar actor Patrick Duffy in the movie, Hurricane (1974), before Hagman co-starred with him on Dallas (1978), opposite Hagman as his younger brother.
26 He was not David Jacobs's first choice to audition for the male lead role of J.R. Ewing on Dallas (1978), when Robert Foxworth had been offered the role. Knowing he would not play a character that was absolutely unsympathetic, Hagman immediately came in and won the role.
27 His show Dallas (1978) was canceled at the end of the fourteenth season because of low ratings.
28 Before he was a successful actor, he used to dance with Vivien Leigh as Scarlett O'Hara, on the opening night of South Pacific at the Savoy in London, England.
29 Before he was a successful actor, he met and used to work with a young unfamiliar actor Carroll O'Connor, who was working as an assistant stage manager for the Broadway play 'God and Kate Murphy,' in which Hagman starred.
30 Was also a solar power enthusiast.
31 In order for Hagman to get the role of Maj. Anthony Nelson in I Dream of Jeannie (1965), he did the voice-over in Russian for the show The Rogues (1964). He was also convinced to get the role when Gig Young was unavailable, hence, Hagman won the role.
32 Had worked with Joan Van Ark in episodes of two different series: Dallas (1978) and its spin-off Knots Landing (1979).
33 Began his career appearing in Broadway plays and musicals in 1950.
34 His family moved to Los Angeles, California, in 1938, when young Larry was only 7.
35 Was reunited with ex-I Dream of Jeannie (1965) co-star, Barbara Eden on both series: A Howling in the Woods (1971) and Dallas (1978).
36 While temporarily moving back to Connecticut with his mother and stepfather, Hagman continued drinking heavily again, therefore, Mary Martin had no choice other than to kick him out of the house much due to the fact that Hagman was suffering from alcohol poisoning.
37 His parents were divorced when he was only 5 years old.
38 A cowboy buff.
39 His parents were Mary Martin, who was a popular Broadway actress and Benjamin Hagman, a lawyer.
40 His ex-Dallas (1978) co-star and friend Joan Van Ark attended his 80th birthday party in 2011, despite not being a regular castmember.
41 Met Donna Mills on The Good Life (1971), where the two remained best friends for 41 years until Hagman's death in 2012.
42 Had guest-starred on the second episode of Dallas (1978)'s spin-off series Knots Landing (1979), as JR Ewing.
43 His Dallas (1978) co-star, Ken Kercheval, said Hagman's character, JR Ewing was the total opposite of Hagman, in real-life.
44 He appeared on Live with Kelly and Michael (1988) five times.
45 At the beginning of the second season of the revised Dallas (2012) series, he reduced his appearances because he needed to undergo chemotherapy.
46 His show Dallas (1978) was filmed at Southfork Ranch, the same place that is located in real-life.
47 Upon his death he was cremated; his ashes were scattered at the Southfork Ranch in Parker, Texas.
48 He said his favorite show to date was Dallas (1978).
49 His children Preston Hagman and Heidi Hagman both appeared on various episodes of Dallas (1978).
50 When his mother Mary Martin was diagnosed with cancer in 1989, Martin was a Kennedy Center Honoree that year. At the awards show, Hagman gave a funny and poignant tribute to his mother, who was in the audience.
51 His mother Mary Martin had died on the day she got married, 60 years ago in 1990.
52 His grandfather, Preston Martin, had died in 1938, when young Larry was only 7.
53 His son Preston Hagman was named after his grandfather and great-grandfather, Preston, who died when his father was only 7.
54 Did not reprise his role in 2 I Dream of Jeannie (1965) reunion movies, because he was busy starring in Dallas (1978), and was taking a vacation with his family.
55 His father, Ben Hagman, had a massive stroke and was in a coma, who died on July 15, 1965.
56 Played Barbara Bel Geddes's son in Dallas (1978), in real-life, Hagman was 9 years Bel Geddes's junior.
57 The reason he wanted to stay on Dallas (1978) is because he wanted to work with Barbara Bel Geddes, who starred as his mother.
58 Owned 5 Toyota Prius Hybrids.
59 During the last 3 seasons of Dallas (1978), when he became the co-executive producer of the show, he went to England and had Holland and Holland gave him a shotgun.
60 Had originally wanted to be a cowboy.
61 When I Dream of Jeannie (1965) began, a crisis cropped up right away: Series star Barbara Eden was pregnant. This forced the quick filming of 10 episodes. Problems developed immediately between him, who was determined to make the show, the best it could be, and director Gene Nelson, who insisted that they follow the script to the letter. Each man wanted the other fired. Due to NBC's preference, Larry prevailed.
62 Before he was a successful actor, he worked for oil field-equipment maker Antelope Tool Company and witnessed the eldest son of the company founder win a battle to succeed him, one summer.
63 Just before his death, he reprised his role as JR Ewing in Dallas (2012).
64 Had screen tested for the role of Maj. Anthony Nelson in I Dream of Jeannie (1965). He even beat out Robert Conrad for a co-starring role, opposite Barbara Eden as her master.
65 Always asked Sidney Sheldon questions about the difficulty in scripts for I Dream of Jeannie (1965).
66 According to ex-Dallas (1978) co-star, Charlene Tilton, after his death, she said in an interview, while she was a teenager, she lived with her single mother, before Hagman came in to become her surrogate father, while starring in Dallas (1978), who taught her how to behave professionally.
67 Larry Hagman passed away on November 23, 2012. This was just 1 month before he would've celebrated his 58th Wedding Anniversary to Maj Axelsson.
68 His final guest-starring role was on Desperate Housewives (2004).
69 Alongside Norman Lloyd, William Daniels, Ernest Borgnine, Mickey Rooney, Betty White, Angela Lansbury, Dick Van Dyke, Charlotte Rae, Marla Gibbs, William Shatner, Adam West, Florence Henderson, Shirley Jones and Alan Alda, Hagman was one of the few actors in Hollywood who lived into their 80s and/or 90s without ever either retiring from acting or having stopped getting work.
70 Former neighbor of Tom Brokaw.
71 He played the same character (J.R. Ewing) in three different series: Dallas (1978), Knots Landing (1979) and Dallas (2012).
72 As of 2012, his wife Maj Axelsson has advanced Alzheimer's disease and lives in a rented flat near his house. She is attended to by five live-in nurses.
73 Due to health reasons, he quit drinking, smoking, and eating meat and dairy products.
74 When Barbara Bel Geddes took a medical leave on Dallas (1978), at the end of the eighth season, at one point, he suggested his real-life mother (Mary Martin) in replacing Bel Geddes' as Miss Ellie.
75 Graduated from Weatherford High School in Weatherford, Texas in 1949.
76 In high school, he fell in love with the stage in particular with the warm reception he got for his comedic roles.
77 Received a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 1560 North Vine Street in Hollywood, California.
78 Lived in the same area of his ex-Dallas (1978) co-star, Steve Kanaly.
79 Of Swedish descent by his grandparents, as is his wife.
80 With the encouragement of Dallas (1978) co-star, Patrick Duffy, he quit smoking and drinking after over 45 years. Hagman began drinking as a teenager.
81 Was a spokesperson of American Cancer Society of the 1980s, who encouraged people to quit smoking.
82 His mother, Mary Martin, died on November 3, 1990, just 1 month before her 77th birthday.
83 His future Dallas (1978) co-star, Charlene Tilton, was said to be a childhood television hero before she co-starred with him in the series.
84 Did not get along with his stepfather at all, before Richard Halliday's death in 1973.
85 Was reunited with I Dream of Jeannie (1965) series' lead, Barbara Eden, for the final season of Dallas (1978).
86 Always refused to talk about his role on I Dream of Jeannie (1965) until 2001.
87 Successfully talked Patrick Duffy into returning to Dallas (1978) for the show's tenth season.
88 Before he was a successful actor, he was digging ditches and bailing hay in his hometown of Weatherford, Texas.
89 His idol when he was very young was Jim Davis, who in turn played his TV father on Dallas (1978), until Davis's death in 1981. Had the portrait of his idol, hanging in his house until the day he died. He and the rest of his Dallas (1978) co-stars, attended the funeral of his idol, Jim Davis, on 1 May 1981.
90 Each and every year, he always bestowed his ex-Dallas (1978) co-star Cathy Podewell flowers on the day of her birthday.
91 Was a Democrat.
92 Dated Joan Collins while in England.
93 Was diagnosed with Stage 2 throat cancer in June 2011, was cancer free for nearly the entire year in 2012, until he died.
94 At his wife's suggestion, he auditioned for the lead role of J.R. Ewing in Dallas (1978). Fortunately, he won the role.
95 According to Dallas (1978) co-star, Linda Gray, she said in an interview Hagman reconciled with his mother, after the loss of his stepfather.
96 His ex-Dallas (1978) co-star, Charlene Tilton, was the only member of the cast to attend his 70th birthday party in 2001.
97 Out of the original cast members of Dallas (1978), he was the only one that is originally from the state of Texas. Susan Howard, who later joined the cast as Donna Culver, is also from Texas.
98 Friends with: Shirley Jones, David Cassidy, Bea Arthur, Florence Henderson, Barbara Eden, David Jacobs, Michael Filerman, Jamie Farr, Wink Martindale, Anne Francis, Karl Malden, Michael Douglas, Buddy Ebsen, Lee Meriwether, Victor French, Michael Landon, Melissa Gilbert, Carroll O'Connor, Michele Lee, Donna Mills, Joan Van Ark, Susan Sullivan, Linda Evans, Lorenzo Lamas, Jim Davis, Barbara Bel Geddes, Howard Keel, Linda Gray, Patrick Duffy, Kevin Dobson, Randolph Mantooth, Mary Crosby, Quinn Martin, Regis Philbin, Robert Conrad, Larry Manetti, Jackie Cooper, Brian Keith, Adam West, James Drury, Doug McClure, Clu Gulager, Denny Miller, Robert Young, Dick Van Patten, George Kennedy, Harold Gould, Shelley Berman, Richard Donner, Dick Sargent, Richard Mulligan, Lloyd Bridges, Richard Dawson, Peter Fonda, Tom Brokaw, Mickey Rooney, Joan Collins and Bill Daily.
99 Remained good friends with Patrick Duffy, during and after Dallas (1978).
100 He was inducted into the Texas Film Hall of Fame in March 2009 in Austin, Texas.
101 Just before his future Dallas (1978) co-star, Patrick Duffy was born, Hagman would frequently visit Duffy's parents' home, as a teenager. Years later, he suggested to Patrick, he audition for a role on Dallas (1978), and didn't know who Hagman was at the time.
102 Spent much of his childhood in Weatherford, Texas.
103 His mother called him Lukey when he was a child.
104 Lived in Ojai, California.
105 Attended the Dublin Races in 2008.
106 Best remembered by the public for his starring roles as J.R. Ewing in Dallas (1978) and as Major Tony Nelson in I Dream of Jeannie (1965).
107 Bore a striking resemblance to professional wrestling announcer Jim Ross. Ross is often simply referred to as "J.R.".
108 Was an avid fan of The Sopranos (1999).
109 Was good friends with Donna Mills. She starred with him as his wife in a short-lived 1971 sitcom, just 9 years before she starred with him again on, Knots Landing (1979).
110 The only actor to appear in all 357 episodes of Dallas (1978).
111 Holds the record for the greatest number of consecutive appearances by a leading actor in an hour-long prime time dramatic series, for his 357 appearances on Dallas (1978).
112 Was one of the few players on Dallas (1978) to stay on for the entire series.
113 Made his stage debut as a Seabee in the London production of "South Pacific", which starred his mother. In 1989, Mary Martin would recall, "Larry could really sing, too. Still can, but he doesn't like to". Another Seabee, also making his stage debut in the production, was Sean Connery.
114 Son of Mary Martin.
115 Was best friends with legendary Who drummer Keith Moon whom he met on the set of the movie Stardust (1974).
116 The Malibu house in which he used to live is now owned by the singer Sting.
117 Granddaughters: Rebecca, Nora, Tara, Kaya, and Noel.
118 Turned down the starring role on the short-lived sitcom The Waverly Wonders (1978) in favor of Dallas (1978).
119 His wife is from Sweden, and they owned a house in her old hometown Sundsvall, that they visited every year.
120 Bridget Fonda's godfather.
121 Son, Preston Hagman, born 2 May 1962.
122 Daughter, Kristina Mary Heidi Hagman, born 17 February 1958.
123 His Ojai, California ranch is called Heaven.
124 Was a longtime friend of the late Carroll O'Connor, and spoke at O'Connor's funeral on 26 June 2001. O'Connor gave Hagman's daughter, Heidi Hagman, a part in Archie Bunker's Place (1979) in the early 1980s.
125 Was a vegetarian.
126 Used to live next door to Burgess Meredith in the early 1980s.
127 Was a huge supporter of the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation
128 His idols were: Jack Benny, John Wayne, Jim Davis, Dick Powell, and his future Dallas (1978) leads Barbara Bel Geddes and Jim Davis.
129 Enjoyed hunting, skiing, backpacking, fishing, sailing, collected canes, hats and flags, collecting art, golfing, drinking and touring in his personally designed custom motorhome.
130 Was once Chairman of the American Cancer Society's Great American Smokeout.
131 He produced and directed shows for servicemen while he was stationed in the United States Air Force.
132 Attended Bard College in Anandale-on-the-Hudson, New York for one year
133 Required autograph seekers to sing a song for him or tell him a joke before giving his autograph. He said that he did it so he got something back from his fans.
134 Earned a reported $75,000 to $100,000 an episode for Dallas (1978) in 1980.
135 [1995] Had a liver transplant.
136 Father of: Preston Hagman and Heidi Hagman, who appeared in the "All in the Family" spinoff, Archie Bunker's Place (1979).
137 He refused to speak one day a week, simply as a test of his self discipline.
138 He met his wife while he was stationed in England, UK.
139 Served in the United States Air Force.
140 Had a ring made from the gallstones that were removed during his liver transplant.
141 Offered to pay for drug rehab for Robert Downey Jr. in 1996, after Downey asked to borrow $100,000 from him.
142 Loved motorcycles and owned a Harley.
143 Broke his collar bone when he was a child.

#Quote
1 [In 1989]: By God, you're right, I had not thought of that. It never occurred to me.
2 [From playing the woman's master to playing a dastardly, charming villain]: I was in 'Jeannie' for sometime and I made the transition to a bad guy from a rather bumbling idiot. And I hope that this will be a slightly different edge. At my age, I suppose it's about the last one I'll have an opportunity to do. So, I'm going to have a lot of fun with this.
3 [In 1981]: A year later, when they say they didn't say what they said, I play back the tape.
4 [on his book]: I didn't put anything in that I thought I was going to hurt someone or compromise them in anyway, not that I had too many things in my life.
5 If you do your research on hot springs all over the world, they're usually places of peace. People, even in warring nations and so forth, they'll go and live in peace together around the hot springs, which were always considered medicinal. I firmly believe in water therapy.
6 [Who said in 2011 about his stage 2 throat cancer diagnosis]: As J. R. I could get away with anything - bribery, blackmail and adultery. But I got caught by cancer. I do want everyone to know that it is a very common and treatable form of cancer. I will be receiving treatment while working on the new Dallas series. I could not think of a better place to be than working on a show I love, with people I love.
7 [When he landed the part on I Dream of Jeannie (1965)]: They did the first season in black and white to save $500 a show. I came out; I was out of work. I had done 'The Edge of Night' in New York.
8 [Upon his introduction to marijuana by Jack Nicholson, as a safer alternative to his heavy drinking]: I liked it because it was fun, it made me feel good, and I never had a hangover!
9 [on his popularity while playing the fifty-something brother/villain J.R. Ewing on Dallas (1978)]: Everybody knows a J.R. They have a boss, an uncle, a daddy, a florist who is just like him. And not just in America either. J.R. is all over the world, set aside from others in that he has been trained to succeed at any cost.
10 [on his role of I Dream of Jeannie (1965) that was finally cancelled]: But it spelled trouble. It was hard on me. It hit me like a bang.
11 [In 1971]: I grew up in a family that had servants, including butlers - I've been around servants all my life - and somehow we got the proper procedures straightened out without calling in an expert.
12 [Who said in 1983 upon meeting with Joan Collins for the first time]: She was the most beautiful women.
13 Naw, I asked Walter Cronkite to be vice president. Everybody loves Walter, a lot of people don't like Mr. Nixon and a lot of people don't like Don.
14 [If he were to leave Dallas (1978), then Robert Culp would take over his role which would've not upset Hagman]: I'm almost 50. I simply would have gone on to something else. As you get older, you think of things you would like to do. As of now, I've got my toy.
15 They say it's no worse than standing in front of a TV set. That's what they said about asbestos and World War II radiation experiments.
16 [In 1980]: I've been married 26 years and it lasts because I take my wife with me, wherever I go.
17 The time is ripe for a bad guy, and I'm it.
18 [In 1965]: I'm the kind of guy who says I am $15 overdrawn at the bank when I have $700 in the account. That's how pessimistic I am. With that in mind, I want to say that I don't know how I Dream of Jeannie can fail.
19 [About his lifelong friendship with Carroll O'Connor]: Carroll is really my mentor. He knows more [show business] than any other actor I know.
20 [In 1998]: We recycle everything else - tires, glass, paper, you name it. Why not recycle our bodies?
21 I'm stronger now than when I started this whole rigamarole. I know I have a nice 36-year-old liver in the body of a 66-year-old man and I feel wonderful.
22 [Referring to his choice of final resting place for his ashes] I want to be spread over a field and have marijuana and wheat planted and harvest it in a couple of years and then have a big marijuana cake, enough for 200 or 300 people. People eat a little of Larry.
23 [About co-star Linda Gray after her real-life divorce]: Maj and I kind of adopted her. She was here at the house nearly every day. We'd call her first thing in the morning to make sure she was alright, we'd make sure she had dinner every night.
24 People I meet really want me to be J.R., so it's hard to disappoint them.
25 I was born with success. Lucky for me I am able to handle it. Also, I damn well deserve it!
26 [on the infamous "Who Shot J.R?" episode]: "Before that fateful shot rang out, I was merely bemused by the success of the character. Villainy could be fun, and that's how I played it. And if it worked. I mean I couldn't go down to the corner to pick up my copy of the Sunday New York Times without running into some nubile creature with "J.R. for President" emblazoned across her chest. Now a higher, shriller note had been added. People who once merely wanted J.R.'s autograph demanded to know who shot him as if it were their birthright, and were angry and upset when I told them, truthfully, that I didn't know.
27 I spent five years in England, I went over there with my mother in the show South Pacific and I just love it. I go back there three or four times a year. I joined the American airforce because the Korean war was going on at one time and I got my call up papers and I was supposed to report back to the United States and get my ass shot off in Korea which I didn't think was a smart idea and not only that I couldn't understand what the war was all about, I guess a lot of people could at that time but I still can't even more than I can the Vietnam war, so anyhow I enlisted in the American airforce and I was stationed in London for four years which was pretty good because I never gave up my civilian apartment in St Johns Wood. I got married, met a Swedish girl there, we've been married 46 years now.
28 Barbara Eden is the most beautiful girl in the world.
29 I made money. Enough so I don't have to work again. But I'd like to, I really would. But I'd want to do something interesting like Santa Claus - or God.
30 [Who said in February 2002, when appearing on the BBC's Shooting Stars]: I've been on some loony shows in my time, but this one takes the cake.

#Trademark
1 The role of JR Ewing on Dallas (1978).
2 Smoky, gravelly voice.
3 Southern accent.
4 His gleaming smile.
5 Cowboy hat

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