HomeTVDallasDallas’ Ken Kercheval on Death of Larry Hagman: “Your Spirit Will Live Long” Jamey Giddens November 24, 2012 J.R. Ewing (the late Larry Hagman) and Cliff Barnes (Ken Kercheval) may be mortal enemies on Dallas, but in real life Kercheval is mourning the loss of "a friend and long time partner" this Thanksgiving weekend. Here's what the actor tweeted: Like Hagman, Kercheval reprised his role from the monster hit,1980's CBS soap in 2012's TNT continuation. In story, Cliff Barnes sicced his daughter Pamela Rebecca Barnes (Julie Gonzalo) on the Ewings, namely adopted nephew Christopher (Jesse Metcalfe). He is set to appear in Season 2. Photo credit: Warner Horizon Leave a Reply Cancel Reply You must be logged in to post a comment.