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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 and director, known for M*A*S*H (1972), MASH (1970) and Behind the Waterfall (1995). He was previously married to Elisabeth Bostrom and Janet Gayle. See full bio »

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Souvenirs (S5, Ep22)
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Known For

M*A*S*H Cpl. Walter 'Radar' O'Reilly
(1972-1983)
MASH Cpl. 'Radar' O'Reilly
(1970)
Behind the Waterfall Mr. Connors
(1995)
Small Kill Fleck / Lady Esmerelda
(1992)

Filmography

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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
Arnie
 1984 W*A*L*T*E*R (TV Movie)
Walter 'Radar' O'Reilly
 1984 AfterMASH (TV Series)
Radar O'Reilly
- It Had to Be You (1984) ... Radar O'Reilly
- Yours Truly, Max Klinger (1984) ... Radar O'Reilly
 1981 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series)
Harry Flock
- The Best Policy (1981) ... Harry Flock
 1977-1981 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Eddie Martin / Donald M. Flanders
 1980 CHiPs (TV Series)
Gary Burghoff
- The Great 5K Star Race and Boulder Wrap Party: Part 2 (1980) ... Gary Burghoff (uncredited)
 1978-1980 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Gordon Hughes / Richard C. Delaney
- Superstar/Salem (1978) ... Richard C. Delaney
 1980 Casino (TV Movie)
Bill Taylor
 1979 The Man in the Santa Claus Suit (TV Movie)
Bob Willis
 1972-1979 M*A*S*H (TV Series)
Cpl. Walter 'Radar' O'Reilly
- Life Time (1979) ... Cpl. Walter 'Radar' O'Reilly (credit only)
- The Yalu Brick Road (1979) ... Cpl. Walter 'Radar' O'Reilly (credit only)
- Mr. and Mrs. Who? (1979) ... Cpl. Walter 'Radar' O'Reilly (credit only)
- Private Finance (1979) ... Cpl. Walter 'Radar' O'Reilly (credit only)
- Nurse Doctor (1979) ... Cpl. Walter 'Radar' O'Reilly (credit only)
 1979 Sweepstakes (TV Series)
Roscoe Fuller
- Roscoe, Elizabeth, and the M.C. (1979) ... Roscoe Fuller
 1978 Wonder Woman (TV Series)
Alan
- 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)
Clergyman
 1974-1975 Insight (TV Series)
Mombo / Milo
- The Incredible Man (1975) ... Mombo
- Five Without Faces (1974) ... Milo
 1973 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Wilbur Wright (segment "Love and the Plane Fantasy") / Sydney Melvin Wimple (segment "Love and the Crisis Line")
- Love and the Crisis Line/Love and the Happy Family/Love and the Vertical Romance (1973) ... Sydney Melvin Wimple (segment "Love and the Crisis Line")
 1971 B.S. I Love You
Ted
 1970 The Name of the Game (TV Series)
Watson
- Man of the People (1970) ... Watson
 1970 MASH
Cpl. 'Radar' O'Reilly
 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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Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercial for Hi-Ho crackers. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | See more »

Alternate Names:

Gary & Janet

Height:

5' 5½" (1.66 m)

Spouse:

Elisabeth Bostrom  (divorced)  (2 children) | See more »

Children:

Gena Gale Burghoff | See more »
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Personal Quote:

My son gave me the permission to accept my success. See more »

Trivia:

The only actor in Twentieth Century Fox's hit film MASH (1970) who was asked to reprise his character for the extremely successful television series. G. Wood played General Hammond in both the movie and television series but he was not a regular character in the series although he was a regularly recurring character. See more »

Trademark:

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

Star Sign:

Gemini

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