Monday’s episode stands as a fitting tribute both to the late Larry Hagman and to J.R. Ewing, complete with a wake and a funeral for the rascally oil baron. Even the oh-so-familiar theme music is rearranged from its quickstep tempo to a dirge. The message of this episode, titled “J.R.’s Masterpiece”: J.R. is gone but not forgotten.
NEW YORK (AP) — J.R. Ewing will get a send-off with a proper funeral on “Dallas.” TNT begins the second season of its “Dallas” revival next month. The network said Tuesday that it will hold a funeral for Larry Hagman’s memorable character at some point in the 15-episode season but that it hasn’t been filmed […]
DALLAS — “Dallas” actor Larry Hagman will be remembered this week during private, invitation-only services in Dallas and Los Angeles.The television actor known for starring as slick oilman J.R. Ewing on “Dallas” and Maj. Tony Nelson on “I Dream of Jeannie” died Friday of complications from cancer. He was 81. Hagman’s personal manager John Castonia […]
Larry Hagman, who played J.R. Ewing on CBS’s Dallas, died Friday at a Dallas hospital. Although he first gained fame as nice guy Major Tony Nelson on the fluffy 1965-70 NBC comedy I Dream of Jeannie, Hagman earned his greatest stardom with J.R. The drama about the Ewing family and those in their orbit aired from April 1978 to May 1991, and broke viewing records with its “Who shot J.R.?” 1980 cliffhanger that left unclear if Hagman’s character was dead.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — J.R. wasn’t selling oil this time. He was selling himself. He still made a pretty penny. Larry Hagman, who played the cold, conniving oil baron J.R. Ewing on the beloved 1980s series “Dallas,” auctioned off many of his personal valuables Saturday in Beverly Hills. Caroline Galloway of Julien’s Auctions said […]
NEW YORK (AP) — TNT says Larry Hagman is returning to Southfork Ranch for the pilot of an updated “Dallas.” Also signed for the series pilot are two fellow “Dallas” veterans, Linda Gray and Patrick Duffy, TNT announced Tuesday. Hagman will reprise his role as villainous oil baron J.R. Ewing. Gray will again play J.R.’s […]