Actor Larry Hagman Dies in a Dallas Hospital

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UNDATED (CNN) -- Actor Larry Hagman, who is best known for playing J-R Ewing on the long-running 80s T-V show "Dallas" has died.

Dallas T-V station K-T-V-T reports Hagman died in a Dallas hospital after battling cancer.

Hagman recently revived his role as J-R Ewing on the new version of "Dallas."

He was also on the 60s T-V series "I Dream of Jeannie". Hagman was 81-years-old.