Jared Martin, who played Dusty Farlow on ‘Dallas,’ dies
Jared Martin, who became a fan favourite with his portrayal of the charming cowboy Dusty Farlow on the 1980s soap opera “Dallas,’’ has died. He was 75.
Martin died Wednesday at his Philadelphia home after battling pancreatic cancer for over a year, said his wife, Yu Wei.
On “Dallas,’’ Martin played a rancher who was the lover of Sue Ellen, played by actress Linda Gray.
“Rest In Peace dear Jared Martin,’’ Gray tweeted Friday. “I have such beautiful memories of working with you as Dusty Farlow on Dallas.’’
His character was also a suspect in the 1980 series cliffhanger that left the world wondering who shot ornery oilman J.R. Ewing. The catchphrase “Who shot J.R.?’’ became part of the common vernacular as viewers waited to find out who had fired on him.