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Larry Hagman's First ET Interview

by 1:15 PM PST, November 26, 2012
Playing Larry Hagman's First ET Interview

As fans of Larry Hagman continue to mourn his death, we delved into our video vault to find his first interview with ET!

In the interview -- which took place shortly after he received a star on Hollywood's historic Walk of Fame in 1981 -- the Dallas star talks about playing the show's villain J.R. Ewing, who at the time was one of television's most famous faces around the world. 

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When asked about the honor of getting his own star, Hagman jokes with the interviewer. "Have you ever been a star? Well I never have either and now I know what's its like."

Watch the video to hear Hagman speculate on why "bad guys finish first" and to hear his positive motto for living life to the fullest. 

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