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McLean Stevenson (1927–1996)


McLean Stevenson began in show business at age 31. During the 1960s, he worked in night clubs and comedy cabarets, did summer stock theater and some television before moving to Hollywood, where he worked as a comedy writer for Tom Smothers. He eventually began acting in sketches. Mr. Stevenson is best known as the fumbling commanding officer, Lt. ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 4 nominations. See more awards »

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TV commercials for Winston cigarettes - mid 1960s. See more »

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Height:

6' 2½" (1.89 m)
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[on leaving M*A*S*H (1972)] I probably got too big for my britches. The biggest mistake I made was I thought everybody loved McLean Stevenson. It was Henry Blake that people loved. So when I went out and did The McLean Stevenson Show (1976), nobody gave a damn.

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Originally auditioned for the role of Hawkeye Pierce on M*A*S*H (1972) before being convinced to take the role of Henry Blake. See more »

Nickname:

Mac

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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