Larry Hagman

Biography: Larry was born in 1931 to Mary Martin, a successful Broadway singer and dancer and Ben Hagman a small town attorney. He was primarily raised by his grandparents, but at the age of 12 his grandmother died, so Larry went to live with his mother and her new family. Over the next few years, he alternated between living with his mother and father. Larry attended Bard College for 1 year, but dropped out to try his hand in acting rather than study acting. At the age of 19 he went to England as a part of the cast in South Pacific, of which his mother was starring. He stayed in England for 5 years, for 4 of those years he was in the US Air Force. Whilst in England he met and married Maj Axelsson, a young Swedish girl. When Larry had finished his Air Force service he returned to the States with Maj and 2 children, Heidi and Preston. Over the next few years he had a few minor acting roles until landing the role of Major Anthony Nelson on I Dream of Jeannie, the show ran for 5 years. In 1978 he got the biggest role of his life, playing JR Ewing on the night time soap, Dallas. Dallas ran for 13 years. In 1995 Larry underwent a 16 hour life saving liver transplant after years of drinking hurt his liver. Expand

Larry Hagman's Scores

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  • TV
Average career score: 60
Highest Metascore: 70 Primary Colors
Lowest Metascore: 50 Fuel
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 2
  2. Negative: 0 out of 2
2 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
50 Fuel Sep 18, 2009 Himself - Actor/Renewable Energy Advocate 10
tbd The Hired Hand (re-release) Oct 17, 2003 Sheriff 9.7
70 Primary Colors Mar 20, 1998 Gov. Fred Picker 7.4