Dallas : the Death of Ken Kercheval, unforgettable enemy of J. R.

Ken Kercheval is dead Sunday, April 21, 2019 at the age of 83 years.

The american actor was a star of the soap opera cult Dallas in which he played the role of the man of business to Cliff Barnes, nemesis of the great J. R. Ewing, portrayed by the late Larry Hagman. The two men clashed from 1978 to 1991, before coming together for the tv movie Dallas : The Return of J. R. in 1996, and then again, from 2012, in the series” Dallas new generation (available in France on Netflix) for a handful of episodes. Larry Hagman died in 2012 at the age of 81 years.

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It is a spokesman for the funeral home of Clinton, Indiana, a city in which Kercheval was high, which has been entrusted by the family to announce the sad news on the site, specialized in the news of the show business american Deadline.

Born July 15, 1935, Ken Kercheval has studied at Indiana university before continuing his studies at the school of theatre in new york’s Neighborhood Playhouse. It’s on stage, on Broadway, he began his career. He has played in numerous musical comedies in the 1960s.

On television, he is the only actor to appear in a casting of the 14 seasons of original Dallas, which is more than 350 episodes. He also appeared in many well known series such as Arabesque, to the side of Angela Lansbury, but also Er, Walker, Texas Ranger, Chips, The Law of Los Angeles and, of course, The love boat, a series of specialized guests four-star, as was Colombo.

In 1994, Ken Kercheval has undergone the removal of a lung due to cancer. He has been married and divorced three times. He had five children. He would have succumbed to pneumonia.

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