The man probably best known for his role as J.R. Ewing on the hit show Dallas passed away peacefully on Black Friday in Texas. Larry Hagman was 81.The who shot JR episode aired in November of 1980 and drew around 41 million US viewers and would turn Dallas into one of the most watched entertainment shows of all time. Larry's career took off when he played Major Anthony Nelson in I Dream Of Jeannie from 1965-1970. Most of us in their 50s and 60s grew up with the show, its been around for over 47 years and still pretty popular around the world.