Legend: Dallas star Larry Hagman, pictured (left) in the iconic show with Linda Gray in 1978 and (right) on November 15, has died at the age of 81 after complications with cancer. He was the pied piper of life and brought joy to everyone he knew.
R.'s son John Ross, Gray, Hagman, Duffy, Strong, Jesse Metcalfe, who plays Christopher Ewing, and Julie Gonzalo, his fiance At the time the star said: 'As J. I could get away with anything - bribery, blackmail and adultery. I do want everyone to know that it is a very common and treatable form of cancer.
He always refused to let his wife's illness get him down and said: 'She's not very well.
But those were the cards we were dealt, so we'll play with them.
More than half a century of happy years is a lot to draw on.''He was such a key element in my life for so long and even, years after I Dream of Jeannie; our paths crossed many times,' Eden wrote.
'Throughout various productions I had the pleasure of watching the Texas Tornado that was Larry Hagman.'Amidst a whirlwind of big laughs, big smiles and unrestrained personality Larry was always, simply Larry.
You couldn't fault him for it, it was just who he was.
I am so thankful that this past year I was able to spend time with him and experience yet again "Larry" in all his Big Texas bravado.'A joint statement by Warner Bros and Dallas executive producers Cynthia Cidre and Michael Robin said: 'Larry Hagman was a giant, a larger-than-life personality whose iconic performance as J. Ewing will endure as one of the most indelible in entertainment history.'He truly loved portraying this globally recognized character, and he leaves a legacy of entertainment, generosity and grace. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family at this very difficult time.'Hagman's Dallas co-star Ken Kercheval, who played Cliff Barnes, led the Twitter tributes to the late actor.
Everyone at Warner Bros and in the Dallas family is deeply saddened by Larry's passing, and our thoughts are with his family and dear friends during this difficult time.''We will be forever thankful that a whole new generation of people got to know and appreciate Larry through his performance as J.
But unbeknown to her, the show's producers and the millions of viewers tuned in at home, the smiling photographer had already murdered two women and would go on to rape and mutilate four more and a 12-year-old girl.‘I want to thank the family and friends of the two victims for their eloquent statements,’ Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Bonnie Wittner told the courtroom, which was packed with friends and family of Crilley and Hover.‘This kind of case is the kind I've never experienced and hope to never again,’ Wittner said before turning away from her microphone and breaking into tears for a few seconds.