'Dallas' star dumped me by phone after 17 years then lied about our relationship, ex says

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Dallas Stars' Lover for 17 Years: Linda Gray Lied About Our Relationship

The ex-lover of "Dallas" star Linda Gray says the actress not only dumped him after 17 years, she wrote him out of her life.

"She is a liar, a hypocite and a phony," Dan Gordon told INSIDE EDITION. "Man, I could say a lot of bad words."

Gordon, a screenwriter, says the two were in a committed relationship for 17 years before she ended their affair on the phone. In her new memoir, she writes that she hasn't been in a "long-term passionate relationship."

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'Dallas' star dumped me by phone after 17 years then lied about our relationship, ex says
Cast members from the television series, 'Dallas' laughing on the set, c. 1980. (L-R) Jim Davis (1909 - 1981), Charlene Tilton, Barbara Bel Geddes, Linda Gray, Victoria Principal and Patrick Duffy. (Photo by Fotos International/Courtesy of Getty Images)
In center, Brian Dennehy (as Luther Frick, holding gun) and Linda Gray (as Sue Ellen Ewing). appear in the DALLAS episode: 'Winds of Vengeance'. Image dated March 1978. (Photo by CBS via Getty Images)
American actress Linda Gray, star of the television soap opera 'Dallas', circa 1980. (Photo by Maureen Donaldson/Getty Images)
American actress Linda Gray, star of the television soap opera 'Dallas,' circa 1980. (Photo by Maureen Donaldson/Getty Images)
Famed actress Mary Martin, right, joins her son, actor Larry Hagman, left, and actress Linda Gray during party Hagman hosted at his Malibu, Calif., beach house on Sunday, June 30, 1980, for friends and cast members from the 'Dallas' television series. Miss Gray wears an Indian bonnet, part of the Western-style headgear worn by guests. Hagman and Miss Gray are featured performers in the show. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)
German actor and TV-showmaster Joachim "Blacky" Fuchsberger, left, "Dallas"-star Linda Gray, center and comedian Otto Walkes pose for the press presenting their Bambi awards they received earlier in Munich, Germany, March 27, 1982. (AP Photo/Wolfgang Rattay)
'Dallas' TV show cast members, from left, Barbara Bel Geddes, Patrick Duffy, Linda Gray, Executive producer Leonard Katzman, and Larry Hagman gather on stage to celebrate the 250th episode at Southfirk Ranch in Parker, Texas on Friday, May 8, 1987. (AP Photo/Steve Krauss)
Members of the cast of the television series 'Dallas' gather to cut a cake celebrating the 250th episode during a party at South fork Ranch in Parker, Texas on Friday, May 8, 1987. From left, standing, are: Patick Duffy, Barbara Bel Geddes, Linda Gray, Larry Hagman, Shree J. Wilson and David Salzman, president of Lorimar Television. The children are: Omri Katz and Joshua Harries. (AP Photo/Steve Krauss)
Actors Larry Hagman, left, Linda Gray and Patrick Duffy from the showm "Dallas" attend the TNT and TBS upfront presentation at the Hammerstein Ballroom, Wednesday, May 16, 2012 in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini)
Actors Jesse Metcalfe, Brenda Strong, Patrick Duffy, Linda Gray, Josh Henderson and Julie Gonzalo of TV series "Dallas" pose for photographers during the 2013 Monte Carlo Television Festival, Wednesday, June 12, 2013, in Monaco. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau)
Actress Linda Gray of TV series "Dallas" poses for photographers during the 2013 Monte Carlo Television Festival, Wednesday, June 12, 2013, in Monaco. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau)
MONTE-CARLO, MONACO - JUNE 12: (L-R) Brenda Strong, Patrick Duffy, Linda Gray, Jesse Metcalfe, Josh Henderson and Julie Gonzalo pose before the screening of 'Dallas' during the 53rd Monte-Carlo TV Festival on June 12, 2013 in Monte-Carlo, Monaco. attends Dallas Party at the Monte Carlo Bay Hotel on June 12, 2013 in Monte-Carlo, Monaco. (Photo by Tony Barson/FilmMagic)
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She refers to Gordon as "a friend."

"No, it's not true. Your lover Don Gordon," he said. He claims the actress spent a lot of time at his Arizona home and did the interior decorating.

INSIDE EDITION reached out to Linda Gray and was told: "No comment."

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