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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 4,581,515 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 51 in 2019). Larry Hagman is the 441st most popular actor (down from 336th in 2019), the 842nd most popular biography from United States (down from 661st in 2019) and the 226th 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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Among actors, Larry Hagman ranks 441 out of 9,996Before him are Nebahat Çehre, James Cromwell, James Earl Jones, Maria Schell, Javier Bardem, and Brian Dennehy. After him are Mickey Rooney, Lillian Gish, Jayne Mansfield, Stéphane Audran, Danielle Darrieux, and Juliette Binoche.

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Among people born in 1931, Larry Hagman ranks 41Before him are Syukuro Manabe, Johannes Rau, Martinus J. G. Veltman, James Cronin, James Earl Jones, and Ike Turner. After him are Caterina Valente, Kakuichi Mimura, Khieu Samphan, Anne Bancroft, Michael Lonsdale, and Lucia Bosè. Among people deceased in 2012, Larry Hagman ranks 28Before him are Roger Garaudy, Donna Summer, Ravi Shankar, Jean Giraud, Sven Hassel, and Carlos Fuentes. After him are Sergey Sokolov, Stephen Covey, Antoni Tàpies, Pope Shenouda III of Alexandria, Kiro Gligorov, and Princess Ragnhild, Mrs. Lorentzen.

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Among people born in United States, Larry Hagman ranks 842 out of 18,182Before him are James Earl Jones (1931), Robert Hofstadter (1915), Ike Turner (1931), Joe DiMaggio (1914), Brian Dennehy (1938), and John Franklin Enders (1897). After him are George Minot (1885), Mickey Rooney (1920), Lillian Gish (1893), Ritchie Valens (1941), Jayne Mansfield (1933), and Norman Foster Ramsey Jr. (1915).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Larry Hagman ranks 226Before him are Kris Jenner (1955), Melanie Griffith (1957), Ed O'Neill (1946), James Cromwell (1940), James Earl Jones (1931), and Brian Dennehy (1938). After him are Mickey Rooney (1920), Lillian Gish (1893), Jayne Mansfield (1933), Alan Arkin (1934), Bill Bixby (1934), and Jason Robards (1922).

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