As the world mourns today the loss of television icon Larry Hagman after yesterday’s shocking news of his passing, Hagman’s co-stars and close friends took to Twitter to share their sentiments at the passing of their beloved Larry.
As had been reported, Dallas longtime co-stars and Hagman’s closest friends, Linda Gray (Sue Ellen) and Patrick Duffy (Bobby) were with Larry at the end, and over the last several hours have shared their thoughts with fans:
Linda Gray: “Thank you all for the love you have been sending about Larry’s passing. He was a true icon loved by so many. So sad to lose such a wonderful dear bigger than life friend. Larry Hagman was one of a kind and will be with us all forever.”
Patrick Duffy: “My friend is taking a break. Pardon my silence. Love Patrick ”
Hagman’s newest Dallas co-stars, Jesse Metcalfe (Christopher), Jordana Brewster (Elena), and Judith Light, also took to Twitter to pay homage to the iconic star:
Jesse Metcalfe: “My deepest condolences go out to Larry’s friends and family. He will most certainly be missed. It was truly an honor to share the screen with Mr. Larry Hagman. With piercing wit and undeniable charm he brought to life one of the most legendary television characters of all time. But to know the man, however briefly, was to know a passion and dedication for life and acting that was profoundly inspirational.”
Jordana Brewster: “I feel lucky and humbled to have worked with such a great man and actor. We will miss you, Larry. Thank you all for the love you have been sending about Larry’s passing. He was a true icon loved by so many.”
Judith Light: “So sad 2 hear the news re the brilliant gracious extraordinary Larry Hagman. He will be missed. Sending love 2 all specially Linda & Patrick”
Barbara Eden, who was Hagman’s longtime co-star on the hit television sitcom, I Dream Of Jeannie also shared what working with Larry meant to her … “Larry Hagman not just a great actor, not just a television icon, but an element of pure Americana. I’ll miss him. Throughout various productions I had the pleasure of watching the Texas Tornado that was Larry Hagman Amidst a whirlwind of big laughs, big smiles and unrestrained personality Larry was always, simply Larry. ”
We will continue to bring you updates from stars who share their thoughts on the loss of Hagman throughout the next few days.