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William Christopher (I) (1932–2016)

William Christopher was born on October 20, 1932 in Evanston, Illinois, USA as William Wallace Christopher. He was an actor, known for M*A*S*H (1972), Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (1993) and With Six You Get Eggroll (1968). He was married to Barbara Christopher. He died on December 31, 2016 in Pasadena, California, USA. See full bio »

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M*A*S*H Father Francis Mulcahy
With Six You Get Eggroll
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 2012 Days of Our Lives (TV Series)
Father Tobias
 1998 Mad About You (TV Series)
Chaplain Olsen
 1998 Team Knight Rider (TV Series)
Professor Roykirk
 1998 Diagnosis Murder (TV Series)
Art Amador / Martin Beckman
 1994 Heaven Sent
 1993 The New WKRP in Cincinnati (TV Series)
Buzz Barrymore / Len Nackman
 1984-1988 The Smurfs (TV Series)
Angel Smurf / Additional Voices
 1987 The Little Troll Prince (TV Movie)
Bjørn (voice)
 1987 CBS Summer Playhouse (TV Series)
Bill Smith
 1985 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Burton Hollis
 1983-1985 After MASH (TV Series)
Father Francis Mulcahy
 1981-1984 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Hal Wiliston / Elliot Weatherly / Carl Mitchell
 1972-1983 M*A*S*H (TV Series)
Father Francis Mulcahy
 1980 For the Love of It (TV Movie)
 1975 Hearts of the West
Bank Teller
 1975 Good Times (TV Series)
The Doctor
 1975 Karen (TV Series)
 1975 Lucas Tanner (TV Series)
 1974 Movin' On (TV Series)
Jewelry Clerk
 1974 Columbo (TV Series)
Male Scientist
 1971-1972 Nichols (TV Series)
 1972 Insight (TV Series)
Don Temple
 1971 The Carol Burnett Show (TV Series)
Priest ('Bookstore' sketch)
 1971 Alias Smith and Jones (TV Series)
 1971 The Virginian (TV Series)
Hotel Clerk
 1969-1970 That Girl (TV Series)
Chippy Dolan
 1968 With Six You Get Eggroll
Zip - Cloud
 1968 The Shakiest Gun in the West
Hotel Manager (uncredited)
 1968 The Private Navy of Sgt. O'Farrell
Pvt. Jake Schultz
 1965-1968 Gomer Pyle: USMC (TV Series)
Lester Hummel / Hummel / Pvt. Lester Hummel / ...
 1965-1968 Hogan's Heroes (TV Series)
Thomas / Foster / German Private / ...
 1967 The Perils of Pauline
Doctor (uncredited)
 1966 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
Sonny - Bank Teller
 1965-1966 The Andy Griffith Show (TV Series)
Dr. Thomas Peterson / Mr. Heathcote, IRS
 1966 The Fortune Cookie
Intern (as Bill Christopher)
 1966 The Patty Duke Show (TV Series)
 1965 Hank (TV Series)
 1965 12 O'Clock High (TV Series)
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TV commercial: the Platinum Care Plan (Union Bankers Insurance Co.). See more »

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Bill Christopher


5' 9" (1.75 m)

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Personal Quote:

The show [M*A*S*H (1972)] has been off the air now for 20 years but people still come up to me and say, "I've just become a 'MASH' fan". I appreciated it but I consider "MASH" very much in the past.


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