M*A*S*H: Where Are They Now?

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Captain B.J. Hunnicutt aka Michael Joseph Farrell

After M*A*S*H, Michael Farrell went on to produce and star in movies such as Patch Adams, Locusts, and Vanishing Act. He has also appeared/starred on these TV shows: Matlock, Superman, Desperate Housewives, Providence, Ghost Whisperer, Murder She Wrote, Law & Order: SVU, and more.

Farrell is not only an actor but an activist. His causes include war refugees, Human Rights Watch, and Death Penalty Focus(he is currently President).

He is currently married to Shelley Fabares, his wife of 31 years.

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Colonel Sherman T. Potter aka Harry Morgan

Once his M*A*S*H days were over he starred in TV shows 3rd Rock from the Sun, The Love Boat, The Jeff Foxworthy Show, and several others. Movies he acted in include Dragnet, 14 Going on 30, and The Incident.

Harry Morgan resurfaced in 2004, participating in a lengthy intereview with Archive of American Television.

In 2006, he was inducted into the Hall of Great Western Performers.

After living quite the life of 96 years, Harry Morgan passed away peacefully in December 2011.

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Corporal Walter Eugene "Radar" O'Reilly aka Gary Richard Burghoff

Burghoff's most recent acting role was in Daniel's Lot, a movie that was released this year. Since M*A*S*H ended, he's been seen on game shows such as Hollywood Squares and Tattletales. He has also starred in a few commercials and made appearances at conventions.

He is currently divorced and the father of three children from two marriages.

In 2009, Gary published book of poems and songs defining his life. He is now 72 years old.

Gary Burghoff's Life in Poems and Songs

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Maxwell Q. Klinger aka Jamie Farr

Scrooged, Cannonball Run 1 & 2, and A Grandpa for Christmas are some of the movies he has starred in since his cross-dressing days on M*A*S*H. Jamie Farr has also appeared in various plays, including Broadway's 'Guys and Dolls' and 'Flamingo Court'.

In 2009, he hosted a radio show called, "Travelin' Farr with Jamie Farr" on 99.3 WKTJ out of Maine.

Today, at the age of 81, he keeps himself with the annual Jamie Farr Owens Corning Golf Classic, an LPGA tournament, that has raised millions for charities benefiting children.

Jamie Wrote A Children's Book With His Wife in 2010

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Father Mulcahy aka William Christopher

William currently spends alot of his time raising awareness for Autism with the National Austistic Society. The cause is very dear to his heart as his son is autistic.

In lighter news, he starred in a musical comedy called Church Basement Ladies in which he toured nationally as recent as May 2010.

William Christopher has also been seen in television shows Diagnosis Murder, Mad About You, and The Love Boat since his days as Father Mulcahy on M*A*S*H.

William and his wife, Barbara, wrote a book on raising an autistic child

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Captain "Trapper John" McIntyre aka Wayne Rogers

He left M*A*S*H after three seasons and went on to star in several movies. Ghosts of Mississippi, I Dream of Jeannie...15 Years Later, and The Hot Touch to name a few. Like many of his other M*A*S*H costars, he made appearances on TV shows as well. Rogers starred in City of Angels, House Calls, Cagney and Lacey, Chiefs, and Murder, She Wrote. However, he didn't stop at acting. He also served as producer, screenwriter, and director for several projects.

After his acting career, he moved on to finance. Becoming a successful investor, financial advisor, and money manager. Rogers is currently a panel member on Fox News Channel's "Cashin' In", a stock investment program. He also serves as head of Wayne Rogers & Co., a stock trading investment company, and sits on the Board of Directors at Vishay Intertechnology Inc. He is estimated to be worth $75 million.

In 2005, Rogers received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

He is now 82 years old, married to Amy Hirsh, and has three children from previous relationships.

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Major Margaret "Hot Lips" Houlihan aka Loretta Swit

Loretta Swit continued her acting career after her M*A*S*H days were over. Starring in both movies and broadway plays. Her latest performance was in the fall of 2010 in a play called "Amorous Crossings". She also made appearances on several shows, including a 26-part series titled "Those Incredible Animals" that aired on the Discovery Channel in 1992. She remains involved in the world of animals as a strong advocate for animals and animal rights.

In her personal life, she married fellow actor Dennis Holahan(the irony!) in 1982 but the marriage unfortunately ended in 1995. She is currently unmarried and does not have any children. It's also important to note that she has maintained a close relationahip with her M*A*S*H costars, Alan Alda and Harry Morgan. She was even Harry's neighbor for many years up until he passed away in 2011.

Loretta was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1989.

Who is your favorite character?

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  • Radar
  • Cpt. Hunnicutt
  • Maj. Burns
  • Colonel Potter
  • Maj. Wincester III
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  • Trapper John
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  • Klinger
  • Colonel Blake
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Lt. Colonel Henry Blake aka Edgar McLean Stevenson Jr.

Stevenson's acting career after M*A*S*H wasn't as robust as many of his costars. He became a regular on the hit game show Match Game, appearing on the celebrity panel for several years until it's cancellation. He also appeared on unfortunately short-lived shows: The McLean Stevenson Show, In The Beginning, Hello, Larry, and Condo. He went on to guest-star on Golden Girls, Diff'rent Strokes, and a few others. From September 1985 to January 1986, he was co-host of daytime talk show America.

A decade later, on February 15th of 1996, Stevenson suffered a fatal heart attack while recovering from bladder cancer surgery. He is survived by his wife Ginny, two daughters, and a son.

In an eery coincidence, Roger Bowen, an actor who played Colonel Blake in the M*A*S*H movie, passed away the very next day.

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Major Charles Emerson Winchester III aka David Ogden Stiers

David is currently 72 years old and is the associate conductor for the Newport Symphony Orchestra, as well as guest conductor for the Yaquina Chamber Orchestra. In his music career, he has conducted over 70 orchestras.

Before he took a turn into the world of music, he acted in over 40 films; including voice work. The Perry Mason franchise, The Final Days, Beauty and the Beast, Shadows and Fog, The Last of His Tribe, Bad Company, and Pochantas are just a small sampling of his work. David has also appeared on TV shows such as Matlock, ALF, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Ally McBeal, The Practice, The Wild Thornberrys, Frasier, and Leverage. It seems you can find this man everywhere as he has also lended his voice to close to a dozen video games. He has certainly made very good use of his talents.

David is a father of one and in May 2009, revealed that he is gay.

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Captain Hawkeye Pierce aka Alan Alda

Alan Alda is now 79 years old and the husband of Arlene Alda, his wife of close to 60 years. The couple have three daughters, two of them actresses(Beatrice and Elizabeth Alda).

Since his days as "Hawkeye", he has appeared or acted in shows such as: Scientific American Frontiers, ER, The West Wing, 30 Rock, and The Blacklist. His movie credits are very extensive, having roles in just under 30 films since M*A*S*H*. Notable films include: Crimes and Misdimeanors, What Women Want, and The Aviator. Alda's latest film, The Longest Ride, was released in April 2015. He is also set to appear in Bridge of Spies, a Steven Spielberg film to be released October 16, 2015.

He has received many nominations and awards(6 Emmys and 6 Golden Globes among them) and in May 2015, received an Honory Doctor of Fine Arts degree from Carngeir Mellon University.

Alda has also contributed to various charitable causes including fundraising for St. Jude's Children's Hospital and fighting for women's rights.

Alan Alda has two New York Times Best Sellers

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Major Frank Burns aka Larry Linville

After choosing to leave series, he frequently appeared on other TV shows: Fantasy Island, The Love Boat, The FBI Story, CHiPs, The Rockford Files, ER, Murder, She Wrote; and others.

In 1997, he attended the deactivation ceremony of the last remaining U.S. MASH unit in Korea, along with the creator of M*A*S*H and costar David Ogden Stiers.

Larry's life takes an unfortunately turn from there. In early 1998, he underwent surgery to remove part of his long after doctors discovered a malignant tumor under his sternum. He continued receiving treatments from the cancer but suffered health problems for the following two years. He passed away on April 10, 2000. Larry is survived by his Deborah Guydon and daughter Kelly Linville-Schwartz.

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Readmikenow 15 months ago

I enjoyed reading this. M.A.S.H was just a very special television series with a unique cast of actors. It will always be on of my all-time favorite TV shows. Good to see how they all adapted after the series was over.

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