* LARRY HAGMAN DEAD AT 81
DALLAS star LARRY HAGMAN has died, aged 81.
The actor, who played ruthless oil tycoon J.R. Ewing in the 1980s TV soap and 2012 revamp, passed away in a Texas hospital on Friday afternoon (23Nov12).
Reports suggest he suffered complications related to his recent cancer battle.
He had spent America's Thanksgiving Day (22Nov12) with family and friends before suddenly falling ill.
A statement from his family reads: "Larry was back in his beloved Dallas, re-enacting the iconic role he loved most...