‘M.A.S.H.’ actor Wayne Rogers dead at 82

Los Angeles, Jan 1 (IANS) Actor Wayne Rogers, best known for playing Captain “Trapper” John McIntyre on TV comedy series “M.A.S.H.”, is no more. He died after suffering complications from pneumonia.

Rogers, who hailed from Alabama, died here on New Year’s eve. He was 82, reports etonline.com.

He also had recurring roles in TV shows “City of Angels”, “House Calls”, and “Murder, She Wrote”.

Aside from his work in television, Rogers was also a regular panel member on the Fox News Channel stock investment television programme “Cashin’ In”, thanks to a hugely successful career as an investor, real estate developer, and money manager.

He was also the head of Wayne Rogers & Co., a stock trading investment corporation.

Prior to becoming an actor, Rogers served in the US Navy. He also had a history degree from Princeton University.

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

The actor is survived by his wife, Amy, and his children Bill and Laura from his first marriage to actress Mitzi McWhorter. He is also survived by his four grandchildren Alexander, Daniel, William and Anais.

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