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 show 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 3,446,639 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). Larry Hagman is the 336th most popular actor (down from 288th in 2019), the 661st most popular biography from United States (down from 572nd in 2019) and the 181st 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 336 out of 10,030Before him are Wentworth Miller, John Cleese, Sophie Marceau, John Malkovich, Joan Crawford, and Walter Matthau. After him are Hattie McDaniel, Jason Robards, Cate Blanchett, Anne Bancroft, John Cassavetes, and Gene Wilder.

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Among people born in 1931, Larry Hagman ranks 32Before him are Guy Debord, Desmond Tutu, João Gilberto, Roger Penrose, John le Carré, and William Shatner. After him are Rupert Murdoch, Anne Bancroft, Viktor Korchnoi, Annie Girardot, Aldo Rossi, and Monica Vitti. Among people deceased in 2012, Larry Hagman ranks 23Before him are George Tupou V, Sylvia Kristel, John Demjanjuk, Roger Garaudy, Donna Summer, and Robin Gibb. After him are Ravi Shankar, Sven Hassel, Jean Giraud, Stephen Covey, Tony Scott, and Matilde Camus.

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Among people born in United States, Larry Hagman ranks 661 out of 15,968Before him are Michael Bloomberg (1942), Glenn Miller (1904), Magic Johnson (1959), Walter Matthau (1920), Irving Langmuir (1881), and Asaph Hall (1829). After him are John Lee Hooker (1917), Matthew C. Perry (1794), Donald Rumsfeld (1932), Murray Gell-Mann (1929), Hattie McDaniel (1893), and Margaret Hamilton (1936).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Larry Hagman ranks 181Before him are Ali MacGraw (1939), Robert Mitchum (1917), Matt Damon (1970), John Malkovich (1953), Joan Crawford (1904), and Walter Matthau (1920). After him are Hattie McDaniel (1893), Jason Robards (1922), Anne Bancroft (1931), John Cassavetes (1929), Gene Wilder (1933), and John Goodman (1952).

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