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Richard Hooker (I) (1924–1997)

U.S. Army physician who recounted his experiences during the Korean War in his 1968 novel "M*A*S*H", and two sequels. See full bio »


(age 73) in Portland, Maine, USA

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 1984 W*A*L*T*E*R (TV Short) (novel "MASH" - uncredited)
 1983 After MASH (TV Series) (novel "MASH" - uncredited)
  M*A*S*H (TV Series) (240 episodes, 1972 - 1983) (novel - 6 episodes, 1977 - 1979) (based on a novel by - 1 episode, 1972)
- Goodbye, Farewell, and Amen (1983) ... (uncredited)
- As Time Goes By (1983) ... (uncredited)
- Give and Take (1983) ... (uncredited)
- Friends and Enemies (1983) ... (uncredited)
- Say No More (1983) ... (uncredited)
 1979 Trapper John, M.D. (TV Series) (novel "MASH" - uncredited)
 1970 MASH (from the novel by)

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Other Works:

Novel: M*A*S*H Mania (written under pseudonym Richard Hooker) See more »

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Personal Quote:

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


The book M*A*S*H was rejected by thirteen different publishers before being accepted by William Morrow & Company, Inc. See more »

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