Is Larry Hagman Jewish?

Larry Hagman was not Jewish. The actor known most for his role as oil baron J.R. Ewing on Dallas was not a Jew.

Was Larry Hagman Jewish?

Hagman was born in Fort Worth, Texas to Mary Martin and Benjamin Jackson "Jack" Hageman. His father was a lawyer, accountant, and district attorney, while his mother was an actress. His father was of Swedish descent.

Hagman's parents divorced in 1936, when he was five years old. He lived with his grandmother in Texas and California while his mother became a contract player with Paramount in 1938. In 1940, his mother met and married Richard Halliday.

The actor died in November 2012.


  1. Larry Hagman spoke of his Bar Mitzvah.

  2. I don´t know if he was raised as a Jew, but Hagman is a German-Jewish last name, so he must had a Jewish ancestry, by the way, i want to know if Dick York (the First Darrin in Bewitched) was a Jew, i heard something about it but i don't know.


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