Larry Hagman

1931 - 2012

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Larry Martin Hagman (September 21, 1931 – November 23, 2012) was an American film and television actor, director, and producer, best known for playing ruthless oil baron J. R. Ewing in the 1978–1991 primetime television soap opera Dallas, and the befuddled astronaut Major Anthony Nelson in the 1965–1970 sitcom I Dream of Jeannie. Hagman had supporting roles in numerous films, including Fail-Safe, Harry and Tonto, S.O.B., Nixon, and Primary Colors. His television appearances also included guest roles on dozens of shows spanning from the late 1950s until his death, and a reprise of his signature role on the 2012 revival of Dallas. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Larry Hagman has received more than 5,527,166 page views. His biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 53 in 2019). Larry Hagman is the 496th most popular actor (down from 439th in 2019), the 918th most popular biography from United States (down from 842nd in 2019) and the 245th most popular American Actor.

Larry Hagman is most famous for playing the role of JR Ewing in the TV show Dallas.

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  • 54

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  • 3.95

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  • 4.94

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Among actors, Larry Hagman ranks 496 out of 13,578Before him are James Cromwell, Christian Clavier, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Carole Bouquet, Jacques Perrin, and Fernando Rey. After him are Tilda Swinton, Jennifer Connelly, Lee Strasberg, Hugh Jackman, Richard Crenna, and Javier Bardem.

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Among people born in 1931, Larry Hagman ranks 50Before him are David Lee, Fernando Henrique Cardoso, Michael Lonsdale, Richard Rorty, Kakuichi Mimura, and John le Carré. After him are Burton Richter, Jacques Demy, Faten Hamama, Lucia Bosè, James Earl Jones, and Klaus Hasselmann. Among people deceased in 2012, Larry Hagman ranks 34Before him are Sven Hassel, Jean Giraud, John Demjanjuk, Antonio Tabucchi, Ravi Shankar, and Sun Myung Moon. After him are Kiro Gligorov, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Benzion Netanyahu, Lucio Dalla, Oscar Luigi Scalfaro, and Sergey Sokolov.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Larry Hagman ranks 918 out of 20,380Before him are Herbert A. Hauptman (1917), Jill Biden (1951), James Hetfield (1963), Don Shirley (1927), Francis Peyton Rous (1879), and Willard Libby (1908). After him are Billy Joel (1949), Jennifer Connelly (1970), Jerry Lee Lewis (1935), Burton Richter (1931), William Kemmler (1860), and Richard Crenna (1926).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Larry Hagman ranks 245Before him are Linda Hamilton (1956), Winona Ryder (1971), Carole Lombard (1908), John Holmes (1944), Courteney Cox (1964), and James Cromwell (1940). After him are Jennifer Connelly (1970), Richard Crenna (1926), Rod Steiger (1925), Anne Baxter (1923), Edward Norton (1969), and Harry Dean Stanton (1926).

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