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Larry Hagman Dies at 81

Max Schwartz |
November 23, 2012 | 9:41 p.m. PST

Staff Reporter

Television personality Larry Hagman died Friday morning at the age of 81. Reuters reports that Hagman died from throat cancer in a Dallas hospital. Hagman had other health problems from his years of drinking.

Hagman is best known for his role in the TV show Dallas. On the show, he payed the villain J.R. Ewing. He also co-starred earlier in his career in the enormously popular sitcom "I Dream of Jeannie."

Hagman was also known as a generous supporter of private and progressive schools in the Los Angeles area.

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