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Larry Hagman was an American film and television actor, director and producer. Larry Hagman was a married man. He got married to Swedish designer

Relationship Facts of Larry Hagman

Larry Hagman is married to Maj Axelsson.
He is father of Two (Heidi Hagman, Preston Hagman).
Larry Hagman is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Larry Hagman?

Larry Hagman was a married man. He got married to Swedish designer, Maj Axelsson. They have two children: a daughter, Heidi Kristina, and a son, Preston. Their marriage lasted until his death in 2012.

Relationship History With?

Larry Hagman was previously married to 

  • Maj Hagman (1954 – 2012)

Larry Hagman was in a relationship with 

  • Joan Collins (1949 – 1950)

Relationship Timeline

TypeTotalTime Duration
Married159 years, 11 months
Dating13 months, 2 days



Larry Hagman: Biography in Details

Who was Larry Hagman?

Larry Hagman was an American film and television actor, director and producer. Additionally, he was well known for playing ruthless oil baron in the 1980s primetime television soap opera Dallas and befuddled astronaut Major Anthony “Tony” Nelson in the 1960s sitcom, I Dream of Jeannie.

Larry Hagman: Childhood, Education, and Family

Hagman was born in Fort Worth, Texas, the United States on September 21, 1931. He was the son of Benjamin Jack Hagman and Mary Martin, his father was an accountant and a lawyer, and his mother was an American actress. He belonged to American nationality and mixed (English- Swedish- German) ethnicity. His birth sign was Virgo.

Larry Hagman
Caption: Larry Hagman and his wife (Source: Fabiosa)

Talking about his education, he attended ‘Weatherford High School’ in Weatherford. Whereas his father had wanted him to be a lawyer, Larry knew what he wanted to do with his life.

Larry Hagman: Early Professional Career, Salary, and Net Worth

On talking about his profession, his first acting stint was with Margaret Webster’s school productions at ‘The Woodstock Playhouse’ in New York. Similarly, he had a small role in ‘The Taming of the Shrew.’ While at the ‘Bard College’ in New York, he found time to work as a production assistant.

During 1952, he had to take a break to serve in the ‘US Air Force.’ After his service, he went back to New York to focus on his career. Likewise, he also started with performing at stage plays and indulged in a lot of theater work. Additionally, he also appeared in ‘Once Around the Block,’ an ‘Off-Broadway’ play. In addition, he also made his ‘Broadway’ debut with ‘Comes a Day,’ in 1958.

Apart from working on ‘Broadway’ plays, he developed a keen interest in TV. Whereas, he also made his first TV appearance in the crime drama ‘Decoy’ in 1957. Similarly, he also appeared in a number of shows such as ‘Harbormaster’ (1958), ‘Sea Hunt’ (1958), ‘Diagnosis: Unknown’ (1960), and ‘The Defenders’ (1961).

‘I Dream of Jeannie’ gave his career the much-needed boost. In addition, he also became one of the most successful TV actors of all time because of this show. In addition, he reprised his role of ‘J. R. Ewing’ in the 2012 reboot of ‘Dallas.’

Additionally, he also continued making regular appearances in the TV shows ‘The Simpsons’ (1989), ‘Orleans’ (1997), ‘Nip/Tuck’ (2006), and ‘Desperate Housewives’ (2010). As a movie actor, Larry made appearances in films such as ‘The Group’ (1966), ‘Sidekicks’ (1974), ‘Mother, Jugs & Speed’ (1976), ‘Superman’ (1978), ‘S.O.B.’ (1981), ‘Nixon’ (1995), and ‘Primary Colors (1998). Therefore, his last appearance was in the 2013 film ‘I Get That a Lot,’ which released after his death. He earned a decent amount of salary. Whereas, his net worth was around $15 million dollars.

Larry Hagman: Lifetime Achievements and Awards

Larry Hagman was nominated in Golden Globe Awards, Primetime Emmy Awards, Daytime Emmy Awards, Golden Laurel Awards, and Soap Opera Digest Awards. Additionally, he won the TV Prize for Best Foreign TV Personality – Male (Bästa utländska man). Similarly, he won Bambi for TV Series International for Dallas (1978). Likewise, he won the Golden Camera for Millennium Award for Dallas (1978). In addition, he won Lone Star Film & Television Award for Best TV Actor for Dallas: J.R. Returns (1996). Moreover, he won the Soap Opera Digest Award for Outstanding Villain: Prime Time for Dallas (1978).

Larry Hagman: Rumors and Controversy

Larry Hagman had not been involved in any rumors and controversy. He was far from rumors and controversies.

How tall was Larry Hagman?

On talking about his body measurements, Larry had a height of 6 feet 1 inch. Additionally, he weighed 75Kg. Larry’s hair color was grey and eye color was blue.

Larry Hagman: Social Media

Larry Hagman has around 60K followers on Facebook. But he didn’t have an official page on Twitter and Instagram.

What caused Larry Hagman’s death?

Larry Hagman died on November 23, 2012, at the age of 81 in Dallas, Texas, United States. The cause of his death was Leukemia.

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