Most know Linda Gray as "Sue Ellen Ewing" from the legendary '80s series Dallas. Starring opposite Larry Hagman (†81), Gray was a TV fixture for 11 seasons on the CBS soap opera. Sadly, the now 80-year-old is currently mourning a devastating loss: her son Jeff Thrasher has died at the age of just 56.

Linda Gray mourns her son Jeff's death

Gray announced the heartbreaking news in an emotional Instagram post on Monday. She shared a photo of Jeff on the back of his bicycle and another shot of a beach with Jeff's name written within a heart. The actress wrote:

"A celebration of my son Jeff's life. He was the kindest, funniest, sweetest human being..... he brought the world such love and was loved by everyone! May his journey be a magical one."

Jeff Thrasher (1964-2020)

Jeff was the son of Linda Gray and the late Ed Thrasher, to whom she was married from 1962 to 1983. He worked as a television producer and director. His latest project was the Junior Chef Showdown in 2020, in which talented young chefs compete against one another.

Together, Gray and Thrasher also have a daughter, Kehly Sloane, 54, and two grandchildren. It's unknown when Jeff passed away or what caused his death. Our thoughts are with the family during this difficult time.