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    Dallas CAST - JR Ewing

    Full detailed profile on JR Ewing Played by Larry Hagman on Dallas Daytime Soap Opera.

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    JR Ewing

    Actor: Larry Hagman

    Who played JR Ewing over the years

    Larry Hagman (1978-present)

    Useful information on JR Ewing

    * Born on Southfork in 1939.
    * Married Sue Ellen in 1971 and began cheating on her almost immediately.
    * Made president of Ewing Oil in 1977 when Jock retired.
    * Son John Ross was born in 1979. He was led to believe the father was Cliff Barnes, but paternity tests proved him to be his.
    * Shot in 1980 by Kristin. She was pregnant with his child. He was led to believe Christopher was that child but it was later found out that baby died and Christopher was her baby with another man.
    * Battled depression off and on throughout his life.


    Past: West Star Oil (1996)
    Past: Ewing & Ewing (1991)
    Past: JRE Enterprises (1987-88)
    Past: Ewing Oil (1960s-1987, 1988-1990)


    JR Ewing returns to SouthFork once more. After time in a nursing home for a few years, JR is back with a new plan to take back what he feels is rightfully his and restore himself to power as the true heir to SouthFork and show his son John Ross how it is really done. JR will use John Ross to get SouthFork back from Bobby. After years of fighting over power and oil with his brother, JR's relationship with Bobby is as strained as ever. JR will stop at nothing to take back power and seize control of SouthFork.


    Sue Ellen Shepherd (1971-1981, 1982-1988)
    Cally Harper (1988-1990)


    Lee Ann Nelson
    Vanessa Beaumont
    Julie Grey
    Wanda Frick
    Garnett McGee
    Kristin Shepherd
    Serena Wald
    Sally Bullock
    Louella Lee
    Afton Cooper
    Leslie Stewart
    Marilee Stone
    Holly Harwood
    Katherine Wentworth
    Mandy Winger.
    April Stevens
    Kimberly Cryder
    Laurel Ellis
    Cally Harper
    Diana Farrington
    Rose Mackay
    Vanessa Beaumont
    Carmen Esperanza
    Sly Lovegren
    Anita Smithfield


    Jock Ewing (father - deceased)
    Ellie Ewing Farlow (mother -deceased)
    Clayton Farlow (stepfather)
    Gary Ewing (brother)
    Bobby Ewing (brother)
    Ray Krebbs (half-brother)


    James Beaumont (son)
    John Ross Ewing III (son)
    Third son by Cally Harper Ewing in 1991, name unknown
    Jimmy Beaumont (grandson)


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    Monday, April 15 2013: Dallas Recap: Legacies.

    From his cell Cliff accuses Bobby of framing him. He wants to know who killed JR. Bobby tells him he will never know.

    Bobby and Bum visit JR’s grave. Chris and John Ross join them and ask Bobby what really happened. Bobby pulls out the letter from JR. He was dying from cancer and wanted Bobby to end the feud once and for all. Bobby and Bum worked together to frame Cliff. Bum actually shot JR, at his request. JR asked him to do it and it was the hardest thing he ever did. The only person who could take down JR, was JR.

    At home, Elena is delivered land records from Cliff Barnes' lawyer. Cliff wants to see her.

    Emma visits Harris in jail. He is livid with her for letting the Ewings get inside her head. She tells him it has nothing to do with the Ewings. She is just her father’s daughter.

    By the pool Chris reads the letter from his mom. Pamela joins him and tells him she wants to live her life with John Ross and not look back. Chris is happy for her. She advises him to let go of his anger toward Elena.

    Monday, March 11 2013: Dallas Recap: JR’s Masterpiece.

    The family gathers at the gravesite for the funeral, talking turns to speak. Christopher speaks about JR letting him in when his mom left. Sue Ellen speaks of meeting JR as Miss Texas and falling hopelessly in love with the charming scoundrel. But he was enough to drive a girl to drink. She reveals she got drunk last night to read a letter he left her. She reads it to them now. He loved her the moment he saw her and loves her now more than he ever did. When he got back to Dallas he wanted to have dinner with her. Yes, she would have said. He was the love of her life and she breaks down by his casket. Bobby takes her back to her seat, then speaks. It has always been easy for him to do good because he could count on JR to do bad. Now he is lost. JR is lowered into the ground and later, when everyone is gone, John Ross sites alone while Chris watches over him. Bum shows up with a message from JR and hands over a box.

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