Larry Hagman, the actor who starred as JR on "Dallas" has died at age 81 in a hospital in Texas as a result of complications of cancer for over a year suffered.
The day of Thanksgiving is not a good day for the family of Texan actor Larry Hagman. The actor died yesterday at 4:10 pm local time unable to overcome his cancer complications. He had undergone a liver cancer and cirrhosis in the 90 decades after drinking.
At the time of his death, Hagman has been surrounded by family and their close friends. One of the people closest and has been far end has been actress Linda Gray, Sue Ellen, who played JR's wife in the series "Dallas".
The family has chosen to issue a statement after the death of the actor: "He's gone calmly and without pain and surrounded by his family and loved ones, always wanted it this way and it has been".
During the 356 episodes that aired between 1978 and 1991 in the series "Dallas", Larry Hagman was playing an unscrupulous businessman, malicious and manipulative, who had faced the whole family Ewing, Hagman in real life was a quite endearing man, everyone near and familiar. He was married from 1954 to Maj Axelsson Swedish decorator, with whom he had a son and a daughter.
Linda Gray has described how the actor was in all areas: "Larry Hagman was my best friend for 35 years. Brought joy to everyone he met. Was creative, funny, loving, talented and miss him greatly".
Larry Hagman had turned to television to incarnate once again villain of John Ross Ewing and usher in the next generation of the Ewing family in which once again emerge hatred among younger members of the family. The series is produced by the cable television network TNT.
In the statement, the family of the actor also said his last work on television: "Larry had returned to his beloved Dallas to recreate the role he had most loved".