|Stirring things up at a cooking contest|
A talented actor, gentleman and devoted environmentalist, shortly before he died he told me he was planning a trip across America in his solar powered Airstream trailer (below).
I first met up with Hagman back in the 80's when he was the biggest star on television as Dallas's J.R. He was one of the competitors at a gourmet cooking contest in Houston and he invited me into his kitchen, loaned me one of his hats and gave me some tips on how to stir things up.
|On the set with Larry Hagman and cast in downtown Dallas|
He had just survived a bout with the cancer that was to kill him a few months later, although he was convinced when we talked he had totally recovered.
His longtime friend and co-star Linda Gray was at his bedside when he died.