Photo Coverage: Remembering Larry Hagman

As BroadwayWorld reported last week, TV star Larry Hagman, who played 'J.R. Ewing' on "Dallas", died on November 23, 2012, after a battle with cancer. He was 81. We celebrate the life and career of the legend below.

Son of Broadway's Mary Martin, Hagman graced the Broadway stage throughout the late '50s and early '60s in The Beauty in Part, The Warm Peninsula, The Nervous Set, God and Kate Murphy and Comes a Day.

Hagman rose to fame with his conniving portrayal on CBS' "Dallas" from 1978 to 1991. Despite a recent battle with cancer, Hagman had returned to the show to film the first—and part of the second—season of TNT's reboot. On television, Hagman also appeared as 'Major Anthony Nelson' on ABC's "I Dream Of Jeannie".

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Photo Coverage: Remembering Larry Hagman

Photo Coverage: Remembering Larry Hagman
Larry Hagman in Los Angeles, California in 1980.

Photo Coverage: Remembering Larry Hagman
Larry Hagman in New York City September 1980.

Photo Coverage: Remembering Larry Hagman
Larry Hagman Beverly Hills, California. August 1981

Photo Coverage: Remembering Larry Hagman
Larry Hagman at the Kennedy Airport in New York City in 1982.

Photo Coverage: Remembering Larry Hagman
Larry Hagman at the Kennedy Airport in New York City in 1982.

Photo Coverage: Remembering Larry Hagman
Larry Hagman and Linda Gray at the Kennedy Airport in New York City in 1982.

Photo Coverage: Remembering Larry Hagman
Larry Hagman and Linda Gray ( DALLAS ) Arriving at Kennedy Airport,New York City. February 1982

Photo Coverage: Remembering Larry Hagman
Larry Hagman and Linda Gray at the Kennedy Airport in New York City in 1982.

Photo Coverage: Remembering Larry Hagman
Larry Hagman at the Kennedy Airport in New York City in 1982.

Photo Coverage: Remembering Larry Hagman
Linda Gray and Larry Hagman in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in 1983 in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Remembering Larry Hagman
Linda Gray and Larry Hagman in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in 1983 in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Remembering Larry Hagman
Larry Hagman in Los Angeles, California in 1988.

Photo Coverage: Remembering Larry Hagman
Larry Hagman & mother Mary Martin ( DALLAS ) attending a Broadway show in New York City. August 1988

Photo Coverage: Remembering Larry Hagman
Larry Hagman & mother Mary Martin ( DALLAS ) attending a Broadway show in New York City. August 1988

Photo Coverage: Remembering Larry Hagman
Larry Hagman in Los Angeles, California in 1988.

Photo Coverage: Remembering Larry Hagman
Larry Hagman in Los Angeles, California in 1988.

Photo Coverage: Remembering Larry Hagman
Larry Hagman & mother Mary Martin ( DALLAS ) attending a Broadway show in New York City. August 1988

Photo Coverage: Remembering Larry Hagman
Larry Hagman & mother Mary Martin ( DALLAS ) attending a Broadway show in New York City. August 1988

Photo Coverage: Remembering Larry Hagman
Larry Hagman & mother Mary Martin ( DALLAS ) attending a Broadway show in New York City. August 1988

Photo Coverage: Remembering Larry Hagman
Larry Hagman ( DALLAS ) Attending CBS AT 75, a three hour entertainment extravaganza commemorating CBS's 75th Anniversary, which will be broadcast live from the Hammerstein Ballroom at New York's Manhattan Center in New York City. November 2, 2003

Photo Coverage: Remembering Larry Hagman
Larry Hagman and his wife ( DALLAS ) Attend CBS AT 75, a three hour entertainment extravaganza commemorating CBS's 75th Anniversary, which will be broadcast live from the Hammerstein Ballroom at New York's Manhattan Center in New York City. November 2, 2003

Photo Coverage: Remembering Larry Hagman
Larry Hagman with his wife ( DALLAS ) Attending CBS AT 75, a three hour entertainment extravaganza commemorating CBS's 75th Anniversary, which will be broadcast live from the Hammerstein Ballroom at New York's Manhattan Center in New York City. November 2, 2003

Photo Coverage: Remembering Larry Hagman
Larry Hagman with his wife, Patrick Duffy and Linda Grey ( DALLAS ) Attending CBS AT 75, a three hour entertainment extravaganza commemorating CBS's 75th Anniversary, which will be broadcast live from the Hammerstein Ballroom at New York's Manhattan Center in New York City. November 2, 2003

Photo Coverage: Remembering Larry Hagman
Larry Hagman with his wife, Patrick Duffy and Linda Grey ( DALLAS ) Attending CBS AT 75, a three hour entertainment extravaganza commemorating CBS's 75th Anniversary, which will be broadcast live from the Hammerstein Ballroom at New York's Manhattan Center in New York City. November 2, 2003

Photo Coverage: Remembering Larry Hagman
Larry Hagman ( DALLAS ) Attending CBS AT 75, a three hour entertainment extravaganza commemorating CBS's 75th Anniversary, which will be broadcast live from the Hammerstein Ballroom at New York's Manhattan Center in New York City. November 2, 2003

Photo Coverage: Remembering Larry Hagman

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Walter McBride As a 14 year old youth, Walter was transfixed by his first Broadway Show, the original production of 'GREASE'. His Journey to celebrity photojournalism began that fateful night. Meeting, photographing and getting to know the cast inspired him to spend his professional life doing what he loved. Currently headlining in New Jersey with his partner Richard and family members Dali (Jack Russell) & Gala (Schnoodle). Recently he made his Broadway debut sharing the stage with Hugh Jackman in 'Hugh Jackman on Broadway' as well as receiving the Actors' Equity Association Gypsy Spirit Award. Walter McBride Photography is syndicated worldwide by Getty Images.

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