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Richard Hooker (I) (1924–1997)

Received a partial scholarship to prep school, graduating from the prestigious Peddie School in Hightstown, New Jersey (class of 1941). Was not all that interested in selling the M*A*S*H rights to make the movie or the TV series, but a fellow Peddie School alumnus (movie producer Howard W. Koch, class of 1933, and Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award ... See full bio »


(age 73) in Portland, Maine, USA

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MASH Writer
M*A*S*H Writer
Trapper John, M.D.
After MASH
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 1984 W*A*L*T*E*R (TV Short) (novel "MASH" - uncredited)
 1983 After MASH (TV Series) (novel "MASH" - uncredited)
 1972-1983 M*A*S*H (TV Series) (based on a novel by - 251 episodes)
- Goodbye, Farewell, and Amen (1983) ... (based on a novel by - uncredited)
- As Time Goes By (1983) ... (based on a novel by - uncredited)
- Give and Take (1983) ... (based on a novel by - uncredited)
- Friends and Enemies (1983) ... (based on a novel by - uncredited)
- Say No More (1983) ... (based on a novel by - uncredited)
 1979 Trapper John, M.D. (TV Series) (novel "MASH" - uncredited)
 1970 MASH (from the novel by)

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Novel: M*A*S*H Goes to Las Vegas (ghost authored by with William E Butterworth) See more »

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I thought the movie was great but the television thing isn't my kind of humor. It's someone else's idea of what medical humor is supposed to be. - Boston Globe, 10 April 1977


Thoracic surgeon at Mid-Maine Medical Center, Waterville, Maine, USA until his retirement in 1988. See more »

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