Larry Hagman was a film and television actor, best remembered by the public for his role as befuddled astronaut Major Anthony “Tony” Nelson in the 1960s sitcom, I Dream of Jeannie, and the evil oil baron J.R. Ewing on the primetime drama Dallas. He had his film debut in the 1964 film Ensign Pulver, which featured a young Jack Nicholson. His other television credit included Getting Away from It All, Sidekicks, Intimate Strangers, The Return of the World’s Greatest Detective, Checkered Flag or Crash, and A Howling in the Woods, and in the films The Eagle Has Landed, Superman, The Group, Fail-Safe, Harry and Tonto, Mother, Jugs & Speed, S.O.B., Nixon, and Primary Colors. He was born Larry Martin Hagman on September 21, 1931 in Fort Worth, Texas to Mary Martin and Benjamin Jackson Hagman. His mother was an actress and his father was an accountant and lawyer who used to work as a district attorney. He married Maj Axelsson in 1954, and they had two children: a daughter Heidi Kristina in 1958, and a son Preston in 1962.
Larry Hagman Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 21 September 1931
Birth Place: Fort Worth, Texas, USA
Date of Death: 23 November 2012
Death Place: Dallas, Texas, USA
Cause of Death: Complications from myelodysplastic syndrome due to throat cancer treatments
Birth Name: Larry Martin Hagman
Nicknames: Mad Monk of Malibu, Hag
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Occupation: Actor, Producer, Director
Hair Color: Grey
Eye Color: Blue
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Larry Hagman Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 165 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 75 kg
Height in Feet: 6′ 1″
Height in Meters: 1.85 m
Shoe Size: 12 (US)
Larry Hagman Family Details:
Father: Benjamin Jack Hagman
Mother: Mary Martin
Spouse: Maj Axelsson (m. 1954-2012)
Children: Preston Hagman (Son), Heidi Hagman (Daughter)
Siblings: Heller Halliday (Sister), Gary Hagman (Brother)
Larry Hagman Education:
Weatherford High School
Larry Hagman Facts:
*His parents divorced when he was five years old.
*He was a vegetarian.
*Served in the U.S. Air Force.
*He used to work as a ranch hand for a family friend when he was young.
*Jack Benny, John Wayne, Dick Powell, Barbara Bel Geddes and Jim Davis were his idols.
*His hobbies included hunting, skiing, backpacking, fishing, sailing, collected canes, hats and flags, collecting art, golfing, drinking and touring in his personally designed custom motorhome.