The Archive is sad to hear of the passing of actor Larry Hagman, who died on Friday, November 23rd, 2012 at the age of 81. Hagman died of complications from cancer. He’s best remembered for playing two of the most iconic roles in television history, those of “Major Tony Nelson” on I Dream of Jeannie, and “J.R. Ewing” on Dallas.
Below are some selections from Hagman’s 2004 Archive interview:
On getting cast in I Dream of Jeannie:
On the special effects on I Dream of Jeannie:
On the infamous Dallas storyline, “Who Shot J.R.?”
On the final episode of Dallas: