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Gary Burghoff

Gary Burghoff was born on May 24, 1943 in Bristol, Connecticut, USA as Gary Rich Burghoff. He is an actor, known for M*A*S*H (1972), MASH (1970) and Behind the Waterfall (1995). He has been married to Elisabeth Bostrom since 1991. They have two children. He was previously married to Janet Gayle. See full bio »
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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 7 nominations. See more awards »

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 2010 Daniel's Lot
Pastor Mahoney
 1995 Behind the Waterfall
Mr. Connors
 1995 Burke's Law (TV Series)
Patrick Noyes
- Who Killed the Hollywood Headshrinker? (1995) ... Patrick Noyes
 1992 Small Kill
Fleck / Lady Esmerelda
 1991 Doubles
 1981 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series)
Harry Flock
- The Best Policy (1981) ... Harry Flock
 1978-1980 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Gordon Hughes / Richard C. Delaney
- The Love Doctor/Pleasure Palace/Possessed (1980) ... Gordon Hughes
- Superstar/Salem (1978) ... Richard C. Delaney
 1980 Casino (TV Movie)
Bill Taylor
 1979 The Man in the Santa Claus Suit (TV Movie)
Bob Willis
 1979 $weepstake$ (TV Series)
Roscoe Fuller
- Episode #1.6 (1979) ... Roscoe Fuller
 1978 Wonder Woman (TV Series)
- The Man Who Wouldn't Tell (1978) ... Alan
 1976 Ellery Queen (TV Series)
Gerald Hacker
- The Adventure of the Disappearing Dagger (1976) ... Gerald Hacker
 1975 Twigs (TV Movie)
 1974-1975 Insight (TV Series)
Mombo / Milo
- The Incredible Man (1975) ... Mombo
- Five Without Faces (1974) ... Milo
 1971 B.S. I Love You
 1970 The Name of the Game (TV Series)
- Man of the People (1970) ... Watson
 1969 The Good Guys (TV Series)
Mike Butterworth
- Take a Computer to Lunch (1969) ... Mike Butterworth
 1967 NET Playhouse (TV Series)
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Created the role of Charlie Brown in the off-Broadway musical "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown." See more »

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5' 5½" (1.66 m)

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I was just a kid, but I was a rotten kid. See more »


Sesame Street (1969)'s Big Bird has a teddy bear, "Radar", which was named after Gary's a M*A*S*H (1972) character. Gary gave it to Big Bird as a gift after visiting the "Sesame Street" set in the 1970s. See more »


Known to millions as 'Radar' on the television series "M*A*S*H*"

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