|Date of Birth||31 December 1919 , Forrest City, Arkansas, USA|
|Date of Death||24 July 2000 , Macon, Georgia, USA (congestive heart failure)|
|Birth Name||George Wood|
Mini Bio (1)
Wood was born in Forrest City, Arkansas. He was one of four actors to appear in both the 1970 film M*A*S*H and the television series M*A*S*H (the other three were Timothy Brown, Corey Fischer and Gary Burghoff.) In both the film and the television series, Wood played General Hammond. The character was dropped after the show's first season. He also played the psychiatrist in the film Harold and Maude, directed by Hal Ashby, and starring Bud Cort, who was also in the movie version of M*A*S*H.
Wood died of congestive heart failure in Macon, Georgia.