AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez
In this Thursday, Oct. 9, 2008 photo, actor Larry Hagman listens to a reporter's question while visiting the Southfork Ranch in Parker, Texas, made famous in the television show "Dallas." Actor Larry Hagman, who for more than a decade played villainous patriarch JR Ewing in the TV soap Dallas, has died at the age of 81, his family said Saturday Nov. 24, 2012.
Gallery: 2012 celebrity deaths
Dec. 24, 2012 @ 09:00 PM
Here are photos of some of the celebrities or other notable figures who died in 2012.