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Leadership Austin – Igniting Passion

Join KXAN and Leadership Austin during this exciting time in Greater Austin. Many of the issues related to our region’s growth and expansion…

FILE - In this Oct. 9, 2008, file photo, the late Actor Larry Hagman poses in front of the Southfork Ranch mansion made famous in the television show, "Dallas", in Parker, Texas. Tourists have been flocking to Southfork Ranch since the early years of the classic series, which ran from 1978 to 1991. And a new “Dallas” starting its second season on TNT on Monday and the recent death of the show's star, Larry Hagman, who legendarily played conniving Texas oilman J.R. Ewing, have also spurred fans to visit. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, file)

Actor Larry Hagman gets a hometown statue

The actor most famous as J.R. Ewing in the old TV show "Dallas" was remembered Sunday in Weatherford on what would have been his 83rd birthd…