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VIDEO: From Mary Martin to Robin Williams, 13 Actors Who Played Peter Pan

Originally posted 10/07/2015 05:55PM

The boy who wouldn't grow up has stayed young thanks in part to a century-long succession of actors playing him as such, onstage and onscreen. Since the first stage production of Peter Pan in 1904, there has been a lengthy list of actors portraying the character in one form or another, and with the release of Pan on Friday, 13-year-old actor Levi Miller becomes just the latest – and notably, most boyish – to do so.

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Why Does a Woman Always Play Peter Pan?

Why Does a Woman Always Play Peter Pan?

Originally posted 12/04/2014 06:00PM

When Allison Williams first posted a picture of herself as Peter Pan on her Instagram account, she quickly got a lesson on how naive people were about the character's storied history.

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Dallas Star Larry Hagman Dies

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UpdatePosted 11/24/2012 06:00AM

Larry Hagman Dies

Originally posted 11/24/2012 12:00AM

Larry Hagman, a larger-than-life TV personality best known for his role as J.R. Ewing on the primetime soap Dallas, died Friday of complications from throat cancer.

The star, who was the son of Broadway legend Mary Martin (South Pacific, Peter Pan) and Texas attorney Benjamin Hagman, was 81. He is survived by his wife of nearly 58 years, Maj Hagman, their two children and their grandchildren.

"When he passed, he was surrounded by loved ones," his family said in a statement to the Dallas Morning News. "It was a peaceful passing, just as he had wished for. The family requests privacy at this time."

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