Larry Hagman Net Worth

Larry Hagman Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Larry Hagman net worth is
$15 Million

Larry Hagman Wiki Biography

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.

Full NameLarry Hagman
Net Worth$15 Million
Date Of BirthSeptember 21, 1931, Fort Worth, Texas, United States
DiedNovember 23, 2012, Dallas, Texas, United States
Place Of BirthFort Worth
Height6 ft (1.85 m)
ProfessionActor, Television producer, Television Director, Voice Actor, Film Producer
EducationTrinity School, Bard College
NationalityUnited States of America
SpouseMaj Axelsson (m. 1954–2012)
ChildrenHeidi Hagman, Preston Hagman
ParentsBenjamin Jack Hagman, Mary Martin
SiblingsHeller Halliday, Gary Hagman
NicknamesLarry Martin Hageman , Mad Monk of Malibu , Larry Hageman , Hag , Larry Martin Hagman , Lukey , Larry Hagland
AwardsTV Land Pop Culture Award
NominationsPrimetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Drama, People's Choice Award for Favorite Male TV Performer
MoviesDallas: J.R. Returns, Fail Safe, Primary Colors, Harry and Tonto, The Eagle Has Landed, Dallas: War of the Ewings, In Harm's Way, Mother, Jugs & Speed, Beware! The Blob, The Big Bus, Ensign Pulver, Intimate Strangers, Deadly Encounter, S.O.B., The Hired Hand, The President's Mistress, A Howling in t...
TV ShowsOrleans, Dallas, The Edge of Night, The Good Life, I Dream of Jeannie, The Rogues, Here We Go Again
1The role of JR Ewing on Dallas (1978).
2Smoky, gravelly voice.
3Southern accent.
4His gleaming smile.
5Cowboy hat
Dallas (1978)$100,000 per episode
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.
5If 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.
13Naw, 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.
15They 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.
17The 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?
21I'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.
24People I meet really want me to be J.R., so it's hard to disappoint them.
25I 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.
27I 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.
28Barbara Eden is the most beautiful girl in the world.
29I 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.
1Her ex-Dallas (1978) co-star, Victoria Principal, used to live not too far from him. Before the series began, they were actually lifelong friends.
2He was most widely known to be a social butterfly.
3His widow, Maj Axelsson was 3 yrs. his senior.
4Maj 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.
5Before 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.
6Was a longtime friend of Richard Dawson. He used to play Frisbee at Hagman's house in Malibu, where he was living at the time.
7After Dallas (1978) and until Barbara Bel Geddes's death, he did not keep in touch with her.
8On 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.
9On 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.
10Carcinoma ran in his family.
11Next to his Dallas (1978) co-star, Linda Gray, his favorite actress from that same serial was Deborah Rennard.
12His 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).
13When 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.
14Once stated that (before Dallas (1978)) young viewers often confused him with Dick York (or Dick Sargent) and DeForest Kelley.
15Was known to throw parties for the cast and crew at his home whenever tensions ran high on set.
16His 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.
17Was close friends with Hunter von Leer.
18Was 1 month younger than his I Dream of Jeannie (1965) co-star Barbara Eden.
19He played the same character (J.R. Ewing) on three different series: Dallas (1978), Knots Landing (1979) and Dallas (2012).
20Acting mentor and friends of Patrick Duffy, Victoria Principal, Charlene Tilton and Sheree J. Wilson.
21Used to live in the same area as Michael Landon.
22On 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.
23Just 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.
24Was raised largely by his maternal grandmother while his mother became a famous stage actress.
25Met 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.
26He 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.
27His show Dallas (1978) was canceled at the end of the fourteenth season because of low ratings.
28Before 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.
29Before 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.
30Was also a solar power enthusiast.
31In 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.
32Had worked with Joan Van Ark in episodes of two different series: Dallas (1978) and its spin-off Knots Landing (1979).
33Began his career appearing in Broadway plays and musicals in 1950.
34His family moved to Los Angeles, California, in 1938, when young Larry was only 7.
35Was reunited with ex-I Dream of Jeannie (1965) co-star, Barbara Eden on both series: A Howling in the Woods (1971) and Dallas (1978).
36While 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.
37His parents were divorced when he was only 5 years old.
38A cowboy buff.
39His parents were Mary Martin, who was a popular Broadway actress and Benjamin Hagman, a lawyer.
40His ex-Dallas (1978) co-star and friend Joan Van Ark attended his 80th birthday party in 2011, despite not being a regular castmember.
41Met Donna Mills on The Good Life (1971), where the two remained best friends for 41 years until Hagman's death in 2012.
42Had guest-starred on the second episode of Dallas (1978)'s spin-off series Knots Landing (1979), as JR Ewing.
43His Dallas (1978) co-star, Ken Kercheval, said Hagman's character, JR Ewing was the total opposite of Hagman, in real-life.
44He appeared on Live with Kelly and Michael (1988) five times.
45At the beginning of the second season of the revised Dallas (2012) series, he reduced his appearances because he needed to undergo chemotherapy.
46His show Dallas (1978) was filmed at Southfork Ranch, the same place that is located in real-life.
47Upon his death he was cremated; his ashes were scattered at the Southfork Ranch in Parker, Texas.
48He said his favorite show to date was Dallas (1978).
49His children Preston Hagman and Heidi Hagman both appeared on various episodes of Dallas (1978).
50When 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.
51His mother Mary Martin had died on the day she got married, 60 years ago in 1990.
52His grandfather, Preston Martin, had died in 1938, when young Larry was only 7.
53His son Preston Hagman was named after his grandfather and great-grandfather, Preston, who died when his father was only 7.
54Did 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.
55His father, Ben Hagman, had a massive stroke and was in a coma, who died on July 15, 1965.
56Played Barbara Bel Geddes's son in Dallas (1978), in real-life, Hagman was 9 years Bel Geddes's junior.
57The reason he wanted to stay on Dallas (1978) is because he wanted to work with Barbara Bel Geddes, who starred as his mother.
58Owned 5 Toyota Prius Hybrids.
59During 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.
60Had originally wanted to be a cowboy.
61When 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.
62Before 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.
63Just before his death, he reprised his role as JR Ewing in Dallas (2012).
64Had 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.
65Always asked Sidney Sheldon questions about the difficulty in scripts for I Dream of Jeannie (1965).
66According 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.
67Larry Hagman passed away on November 23, 2012. This was just 1 month before he would've celebrated his 58th Wedding Anniversary to Maj Axelsson.
68His final guest-starring role was on Desperate Housewives (2004).
69Alongside 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.
70Former neighbor of Tom Brokaw.
71He played the same character (J.R. Ewing) in three different series: Dallas (1978), Knots Landing (1979) and Dallas (2012).
72As 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.
73Due to health reasons, he quit drinking, smoking, and eating meat and dairy products.
74When 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.
75Graduated from Weatherford High School in Weatherford, Texas in 1949.
76In high school, he fell in love with the stage in particular with the warm reception he got for his comedic roles.
77Received a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 1560 North Vine Street in Hollywood, California.
78Lived in the same area of his ex-Dallas (1978) co-star, Steve Kanaly.
79Of Swedish descent by his grandparents, as is his wife.
80With the encouragement of Dallas (1978) co-star, Patrick Duffy, he quit smoking and drinking after over 45 years. Hagman began drinking as a teenager.
81Was a spokesperson of American Cancer Society of the 1980s, who encouraged people to quit smoking.
82His mother, Mary Martin, died on November 3, 1990, just 1 month before her 77th birthday.
83His future Dallas (1978) co-star, Charlene Tilton, was said to be a childhood television hero before she co-starred with him in the series.
84Did not get along with his stepfather at all, before Richard Halliday's death in 1973.
85Was reunited with I Dream of Jeannie (1965) series' lead, Barbara Eden, for the final season of Dallas (1978).
86Always refused to talk about his role on I Dream of Jeannie (1965) until 2001.
87Successfully talked Patrick Duffy into returning to Dallas (1978) for the show's tenth season.
88Before he was a successful actor, he was digging ditches and bailing hay in his hometown of Weatherford, Texas.
89His 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.
90Each and every year, he always bestowed his ex-Dallas (1978) co-star Cathy Podewell flowers on the day of her birthday.
91Was a Democrat.
92Dated Joan Collins while in England.
93Was diagnosed with Stage 2 throat cancer in June 2011, was cancer free for nearly the entire year in 2012, until he died.
94At his wife's suggestion, he auditioned for the lead role of J.R. Ewing in Dallas (1978). Fortunately, he won the role.
95According to Dallas (1978) co-star, Linda Gray, she said in an interview Hagman reconciled with his mother, after the loss of his stepfather.
96His ex-Dallas (1978) co-star, Charlene Tilton, was the only member of the cast to attend his 70th birthday party in 2001.
97Out 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.
98Friends 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.
99Remained good friends with Patrick Duffy, during and after Dallas (1978).
100He was inducted into the Texas Film Hall of Fame in March 2009 in Austin, Texas.
101Just 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.
102Spent much of his childhood in Weatherford, Texas.
103His mother called him Lukey when he was a child.
104Lived in Ojai, California.
105Attended the Dublin Races in 2008.
106Best 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).
107Bore a striking resemblance to professional wrestling announcer Jim Ross. Ross is often simply referred to as "J.R.".
108Was an avid fan of The Sopranos (1999).
109Was 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).
110The only actor to appear in all 357 episodes of Dallas (1978).
111Holds 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).
112Was one of the few players on Dallas (1978) to stay on for the entire series.
113Made 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.
114Son of Mary Martin.
115Was best friends with legendary Who drummer Keith Moon whom he met on the set of the movie Stardust (1974).
116The Malibu house in which he used to live is now owned by the singer Sting.
117Granddaughters: Rebecca, Nora, Tara, Kaya, and Noel.
118Turned down the starring role on the short-lived sitcom The Waverly Wonders (1978) in favor of Dallas (1978).
119His wife is from Sweden, and they owned a house in her old hometown Sundsvall, that they visited every year.
120Bridget Fonda's godfather.
121Son, Preston Hagman, born 2 May 1962.
122Daughter, Kristina Mary Heidi Hagman, born 17 February 1958.
123His Ojai, California ranch is called Heaven.
124Was 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.
125Was a vegetarian.
126Used to live next door to Burgess Meredith in the early 1980s.
127Was a huge supporter of the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation
128His idols were: Jack Benny, John Wayne, Jim Davis, Dick Powell, and his future Dallas (1978) leads Barbara Bel Geddes and Jim Davis.
129Enjoyed hunting, skiing, backpacking, fishing, sailing, collected canes, hats and flags, collecting art, golfing, drinking and touring in his personally designed custom motorhome.
130Was once Chairman of the American Cancer Society's Great American Smokeout.
131He produced and directed shows for servicemen while he was stationed in the United States Air Force.
132Attended Bard College in Anandale-on-the-Hudson, New York for one year
133Required 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.
134Earned a reported $75,000 to $100,000 an episode for Dallas (1978) in 1980.
135[1995] Had a liver transplant.
136Father of: Preston Hagman and Heidi Hagman, who appeared in the "All in the Family" spinoff, Archie Bunker's Place (1979).
137He refused to speak one day a week, simply as a test of his self discipline.
138He met his wife while he was stationed in England, UK.
139Served in the United States Air Force.
140Had a ring made from the gallstones that were removed during his liver transplant.
141Offered to pay for drug rehab for Robert Downey Jr. in 1996, after Downey asked to borrow $100,000 from him.
142Loved motorcycles and owned a Harley.
143Broke his collar bone when he was a child.


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Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color1986TV SeriesLeo Kohlmeyer
Deadly Encounter1982TV MovieSam
Knots Landing1980-1982TV SeriesJ.R. Ewing
Jag rodnar1981Larry Hagman
S.O.B.1981Dick Benson
Police Story1974-1979TV SeriesDwight Sheppard / Alan Robert Richardson
A Double Life1978TV MovieDoyle Rettig
Sword of Justice1978TV SeriesDoyle Rettig
Last of the Good Guys1978TV MovieSergeant Frank O'Malley (uncredited)
The President's Mistress1978TV MovieEd Murphy
What Really Happened to the Class of '65?1977TV SeriesGene
The Rockford Files1977TV SeriesRichard Lessing
Intimate Strangers1977TV MovieMort Burns
The Rhinemann Exchange1977TV Mini-SeriesCol. Edmund Pace
Checkered Flag or Crash1977Bo Cochran
McMillan & Wife1977TV SeriesDr. Wesley Corman
The Eagle Has Landed1976Colonel Pitts
The Big Bus1976Parking Lot Doctor
The Return of the World's Greatest Detective1976TV MovieSherman Holmes
Mother, Jugs & Speed1976Murdoch
Barnaby Jones1975TV SeriesDr. Frank Rickers
The Streets of San Francisco1975TV SeriesTerry Vine
Ellery Queen1975TV SeriesPaul Gardner
Three for the Road1975TV SeriesGordo Thurgate
Harry O1975TV SeriesBernie Roth
Doctors' Hospital1975TV Series
Marcus Welby, M.D.1970-1975TV SeriesDr. Bowers
McCoy1975TV SeriesDarnell
The Big Rip-Off1975TV MovieFrank Darnell
Sarah T. - Portrait of a Teenage Alcoholic1975TV MovieJerry Travis
Lucas Tanner1975TV SeriesOfficer Morgan
Stardust1974Porter Lee Austin
McCloud1974TV SeriesLarry Harris
Police Woman1974TV SeriesTony Bonner
Hurricane1974TV MoviePaul Damon
Harry and Tonto1974Eddie
Sidekicks1974TV MovieQuince Drew
Antonio1973Mark Hunter
Love Story1973TV SeriesDick Madison
What Are Best Friends For?1973TV MovieFrank Ross
Blood Sport1973TV MovieCoach Marshall
The Alpha Caper1973TV MovieTudor
The Toy Game1973TV MovieMajor
Here We Go Again1973TV SeriesRichard Evans
Applause1973TV MovieBill Sampson
Medical Center1973TV SeriesGlenn Dorsey
No Place to Run1972TV MovieJay Fox
Beware! The Blob1972Young Hobo
Getting Away from It All1972TV MovieFred Clark
The Good Life1971-1972TV SeriesAlbert Miller
A Howling in the Woods1971TV MovieEddie Crocker
The Hired Hand1971Sheriff (uncredited)
Vanished1971TV MovieJerry Freytag
The Name of the Game1971TV SeriesDean Chasen
Dan August1971TV SeriesArt Lewis
Night Gallery1970TV SeriesCedric Acton (segment "The Housekeeper")
Love, American Style1970TV SeriesHarry Fishberg (segment "Love and the Psychiatrist")
Up in the Cellar1970Maurice Camber
I Dream of Jeannie1965-1970TV SeriesMajor Anthony Nelson Captain Anthony Nelson Capt. Anthony Nelson ...
Three's a Crowd1969TV MovieJim Carson
The Group1966Harald Peterson
The Rogues1965TV SeriesMark Fleming
In Harm's Way1965Lieutenant Cline
Mr. Broadway1964TV SeriesLuke
The DuPont Show of the Week1963-1964TV SeriesElias / Boyd
Ensign Pulver1964Billings
The Cavern1964Capt. Wilson
The Defenders1963-1964TV SeriesEdmund Lockwood / Jim Lewton
The Silver Burro1963TV Movie
The Edge of Night1961TV SeriesEd Gibson
Play of the Week1960TV Series
Diagnosis: Unknown1960TV SeriesDon Harding
The Investigator1958TV Series
The United States Steel Hour1958TV Series
Sea Hunt1958TV SeriesElliot Conway / Alex Kouras / Johnny Greco
The DuPont Show of the Month1958TV SeriesJarvis
Harbormaster1958TV Series
Kraft Theatre1958TV SeriesTom
The Outcasts of Poker Flat1958TV Movie
Omnibus1957TV Series
Studio One in Hollywood1957TV Series
Goodyear Playhouse1957TV SeriesPeter
West Point1957TV SeriesVic
Decoy1957TV SeriesKenneth Davidson
Search for Tomorrow1951TV SeriesCurt Williams (1957)


Dallas: War of the Ewings1998TV Movie executive producer
Dallas: J.R. Returns1996TV Movie co-executive producer
Staying Afloat1993TV Movie executive producer
Dallas1988-1991TV Series executive producer - 74 episodes


In the Heat of the Night1992-1994TV Series 7 episodes
Dallas1979-1991TV Series 32 episodes
Beware! The Blob1972
The Good Life1971-1972TV Series 2 episodes
I Dream of Jeannie1967TV Series 3 episodes


Applause1973TV Movie performer: "One of a Kind", "Something Greater"
I Dream of Jeannie1967TV Series performer - 1 episode


Edición Especial Coleccionista2012TV Series in memory of - 2 episodes
The Born Defecation2012Short in memoriam


The Starck Club2016Documentary post-production
Göttliche Lage - Eine Stadt erfindet sich neu2014DocumentaryHimself
The '80s: The Decade That Made Us2013TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself / Himself - Interview: 2012
Pioneers of Television2013TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
I Get That a Lot2013TV SeriesHimself
How We Covered It2013DocumentaryHimself
Dallas Roundup Aftershow2012TV SeriesHimself
Live with Kelly and Michael1992-2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Larry King Now2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Gomorron2012TV SeriesHimself - Om Dallas
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Piers Morgan Tonight2012TV SeriesHimself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest
18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards2012TV SpecialHimself
That Sunday Night Show2011TV SeriesHimself
Breakfast2011TV SeriesHimself - Actor
Inside TNT's Dallas2011TV ShortHimself
Crashing the Fest2011TV SeriesHimself
Champs-Elysées1986-2011TV SeriesHimself
Die Lugners2011TV SeriesHimself
Solartaxi: Around the World with the Sun2010DocumentaryHimself
MaDiWoDoVrijdagShow2010TV SeriesHimself - Interviewee
Totally Tracked Down2010TV SeriesHimself
Dallas VIP: 30 Year Reunion at Southfork Ranch2010Video documentary
The Jeffrey Henderson Show2010TV SeriesHimself
Markus Lanz2010TV SeriesHimself
El club2009TV SeriesHimself
TV Land Moguls2009TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
De schuld van VTM2009TV SeriesHimself
Guinness World Records - Die größten Weltrekorde2008TV SeriesHimself
Fuel2008/IDocumentaryHimself - Actor / Renewable Energy Advocate
Musikantenstadl2008TV Series
Entertainment Tonight2006-2008TV SeriesHimself
Living with Ed2008TV SeriesHimself
Tavis Smiley2008TV SeriesHimself
Fields of Fuel2008DocumentaryHimself - Actor / Renewable Energy Advocate
TV Land Confidential2007TV Series documentaryHimself - Interviewee
What a Year2007TV Series documentaryHimself
20 heures le journal2007TV SeriesHimself
Bring Back... Dallas2007TV Movie documentaryHimself
Gylne tider2006-2007TV Series documentaryHimself
The 4th Annual TV Land Awards2006TV SpecialHimself
Martha2006TV SeriesHimself
Access Hollywood2006TV SeriesHimself
The View2004-2006TV SeriesHimself
Lindenstraße2006TV SeriesHimself
20 Jahre 'Lindenstraße' - Die Geburtstagsshow2005TV ShortHimself
Unforgettable Moments in Television Entertainment2005TV MovieHimself
Gottschalk & Friends2005TV SeriesHimself
TV Land's Top Ten2005TV Series documentaryHimself
The Paul O'Grady Show2005TV SeriesHimself
Eye on Entertainment2005TV SeriesHimself
The 100 Most Memorable TV Moments2004TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Dallas Reunion: Return to Southfork2004TV Movie documentaryHimself / Host / J.R. Ewing
GMTV2001-2004TV SeriesHimself
The John Kerwin Show2004TV SeriesHimself
Richard & Judy2004TV SeriesHimself
Good Day Live2004TV SeriesHimself
TV Land Convention Special2004TV Movie documentaryHimself
Biography2000-2004TV Series documentaryHimself / J.R. Ewing
This Morning2004TV SeriesHimself
All Access Pass: The TV Land Awards2004TV Movie documentaryHimself
The 2nd Annual TV Land Awards2004TV SpecialHimself
SoapTalk2003TV SeriesHimself / J.R. Ewing
V Graham Norton2002-2003TV SeriesHimself
CBS at 752003TV Special documentaryHimself
The Heaven and Earth Show2003TV SeriesHimself
Larry King Live2000-2003TV SeriesHimself
TV's Most Memorable Weddings2003TV Movie documentaryHimself
Boulevard Bio2002TV SeriesHimself
TV total2002TV SeriesHimself
After Dallas2002TV MovieHimself / J.R. Ewing
After They Were Famous2002TV Series documentaryHimself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien2002TV SeriesHimself
Top Ten2002TV Series documentaryHimself
Tout le monde en parle2002TV SeriesHimself
Die 80er Jahre Show2002TV SeriesHimself
When Shoulderpads Ruled the World2002TV SpecialHimself
Shooting Stars2002TV SeriesHimself
Intimate Portrait1998-2002TV Series documentaryHimself / Narrator
Open House2001TV Series documentaryHimself
Parkinson2001TV SeriesHimself
I Love 1980's2001TV Series documentaryHimself - Presenter
E! True Hollywood Story2000TV Series documentaryHimself
Doing Dallas2000TV SpecialHimself / J.R.Ewing
La marató de TV31999TV MovieHimself
Donny & Marie1999TV Series
Heroes of Comedy1999TV Series documentaryHimself
Die goldene Kamera 19991999TV MovieHimself
Television: The First Fifty Years1999Video documentaryHimself - Interviewee / J. R. Ewing
CBS: The First 50 Years1998TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Rosie O'Donnell Show1997TV SeriesHimself
Auntie's All-Time Greats1996TV MovieHimself
New Passages1996TV MovieHimself
Harley-Davidson: The American Motorcycle1993DocumentaryHimself
John & Leeza from Hollywood1993TV SeriesHimself
Guest Night1992TV Series
Dame Edna's Hollywood1991TV SeriesHimself
Ein Schloß am Wörthersee1991TV SeriesHimself
Showbiz Today1991TV SeriesHimself
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts1989TV SpecialHimself
The Annual National Jewish Fund Awards Dinner1989TV SpecialHimself
CBS This Morning1988TV SeriesHimself
America This Morning1988TV SeriesHimself
The Annual Entertainment Industry Honors Presentes a Salute to Bud Grant1987TV MovieHimself
The American Jewish Commitee Annual Honors Present a Salute to Merv Adelson1987TV MovieHimself
The Dame Edna Experience1987TV SeriesHimself
The Morning Program1987TV SeriesHimself
Hour Magazine1987TV SeriesHimself
This Is Your Life1987TV SpecialHimself
CBS All-American Thanksgiving Day Parade1986TV SpecialHimself
The Late Show1986TV SeriesHimself
CBS Tournament of Roses Parade1986TV SpecialHimself - Host
CBS All-American Thanksgiving Day Parade1985TV SpecialHimself
CBS All-American Thanksgiving Day Parade1984TV SpecialHimself
exclusiv1983TV Series documentaryHimself
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade1982TV SpecialHimself
Night of 100 Stars1982TV SpecialHimself
Omnibus1981TV SeriesHimself
The 7th Annual People's Choice Awards1981TV SpecialHimself - Accepting Award for Favourite Television Dramatic Program
Diana1981TV SpecialHimself
The 38th Annual Golden Globe Awards1981TV SpecialHimself
The Midnight Special1981TV SeriesGuest Host
Arena1980TV Series documentaryHimself
Friday Night, Saturday Morning1980TV SeriesHimself
Pink Lady1980TV SeriesHimself
Today1980TV SeriesHimself
The Mike Douglas Show1971-1980TV SeriesHimself - Actor / Himself - Co-Host
The 6th People's Choice Awards1980TV SpecialHimself - Accepting Favourite Dramatic Television Show Award
The Making of 'Superman: The Movie'1980TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Hollywood Squares1979TV SeriesGuest Appearance
Over Easy1979TV SeriesHimself
The Merv Griffin Show1979TV Series
All-Star Family Feud Special1979TV SeriesHimself - Celebrity Contestant
Family Feud1979TV SeriesHimself
Salute to Oscar Hammerstein II1972TV SpecialHimself
The Virginia Graham Show1971TV SeriesHimself
The 14th Annual Tony Awards1960TV SpecialHimself - Accepting Award for Best Musical

Archive Footage

Geschichten aus der Salzburger Altstadt2016TV Movie documentaryHimself (uncredited)
The Eighties2016TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself - Actor, 'Dallas'
Hotel Dallas2016DocumentaryJ.R. Ewing
TV's Nastiest Villains2014TV Movie documentaryJ.R. Ewing
The Sixties2014TV Mini-Series documentaryMajor Anthony Nelson
The 65th Primetime Emmy Awards2013TV SpecialHimself - Actor (In Memoriam)
19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards2013TV SpecialHimself - In Memoriam
The Big Fat Quiz of the 80s2012TV MovieJ.R. Ewing (uncredited)
Breakfast2011TV SeriesHimself - Actor
100 Years of the London Palladium2010TV Movie documentaryHimself
Shooting Stars: The Inside Story2008TV Movie documentaryHimself
TV's Funniest Music Moments2008TV MovieHimself
The O'Reilly Factor2007TV SeriesHimself
La rentadora2007TV SeriesJ.R. Ewing
Las 50 imágenes de nuestra vida2006TV MovieJ.R. Ewing
The Best of the Royal Variety2006TV SeriesHimself
50 y más2005TV MovieJR Ewing
80s2005TV Series documentaryJ.R. Ewing
Tvist2005TV SeriesJ.R. Ewing
Retrosexual: The 80's2004TV Mini-Series documentary
The Greatest2001TV Series documentaryJ.R. Ewing
Biography1999TV Series documentaryMajor Anthony Nelson
Fonda on Fonda1992TV Movie documentaryBuck
Harry Måneskin1990TV SeriesHimself
Henry Fonda: The Man and His Movies1982TV Movie documentaryActor in 'Fail Safe' (uncredited)

Won Awards

2013OFTA TV Hall of FameOnline Film & Television AssociationActors and Actresses
2006Pop Culture AwardTV Land AwardsDallas (1978)
1999Golden CameraGolden Camera, GermanyMillennium AwardDallas (1978)
1997Lone Star Film & Television AwardLone Star Film & Television AwardsBest TV ActorDallas: J.R. Returns (1996)
1996Special AwardLone Star Film & Television AwardsTexas Legend
1989Soap Opera Digest AwardSoap Opera Digest AwardsOutstanding Villain: Prime TimeDallas (1978)
1988Soap Opera Digest AwardSoap Opera Digest AwardsOutstanding Villain: Prime TimeDallas (1978)
1986Soap Opera Digest AwardSoap Opera Digest AwardsOutstanding Actor in a Leading Role on a Prime Time SerialDallas (1978)
1986Soap Opera Digest AwardSoap Opera Digest AwardsOutstanding Villain on a Prime Time SerialDallas (1978)
1985Soap Opera Digest AwardSoap Opera Digest AwardsOutstanding Villain in a PrimeTime SerialDallas (1978)
1984TV PrizeAftonbladet TV Prize, SwedenBest Foreign TV Personality - Male (Bästa utländska man)
1984Soap Opera Digest AwardSoap Opera Digest AwardsOutstanding Villain in a Prime Time Soap OperaDallas (1978)
1983BambiBambi AwardsTV Series InternationalDallas (1978)
1981Star on the Walk of FameWalk of FameTelevisionOn 9 September 1981. At 1560 N. Vine Street.

Nominated Awards

1996ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a CastNixon (1995)
1988Soap Opera Digest AwardSoap Opera Digest AwardsFavorite Super Couple: Prime TimeDallas (1978)
1986Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsSpecial Classification of Program AchievementCBS Tournament of Roses Parade (1986)
1986Soap Opera Digest AwardSoap Opera Digest AwardsOutstanding Actress/Actor in a Comic Relief Role on a Prime Time SerialDallas (1978)
1986Soap Opera Digest AwardSoap Opera Digest AwardsFavorite Super Couple on a Prime Time SerialDallas (1978)
1985Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - DramaDallas (1978)
1983Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - DramaDallas (1978)
1982Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - DramaDallas (1978)
1981Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - DramaDallas (1978)
1981Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Lead Actor in a Drama SeriesDallas (1978)
1980Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Lead Actor in a Drama SeriesDallas (1978)
1965Golden LaurelLaurel AwardsNew Faces, Male11th place.

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