“Dallas stars Patrick Duffy, Linda Gray, Charlene Tilton, Audrey Landers, Steve Kanaly, Joan Van Ark, Sheree Wilson and Cathy Podewell, as well as director Michael Preece, reunited at Oscar’s in Palm Springs, California, on Tuesday ahead of the show’s 45th anniversary — and PEOPLE has the exclusive photos.

Speaking about the show’s legacy, Gray, 82, tells PEOPLE: “I think that Dallas was like daytime soaps that were very popular and Dallas came into play and it was gigantic and it filled that same need that people love to have a recurring story, suspense and something to look forward to…”

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