Posts Tagged ‘MASH’

Harry Morgan Obituary

Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

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Harry Morgan dies at 96; star of TV’s ‘MASH’

 

  

Emmy Award-winning Harry Morgan played LAPD Officer Bill Gannon opposite Jack Webb in ‘Dragnet’ and Col. Sherman T. Potter in the hit series ‘MASH.’ He also appeared on the Broadway stage and in more than 50 films.

 

By Stephanie Stassel
Special to The Los Angeles Times
December 7, 2011

 

Emmy Award-winning actor Harry Morgan, who played the crusty yet sympathetic Col. Sherman T. Potter in the sitcom “MASH” and the hard-nosed LAPD Officer Bill Gannon in the television drama “Dragnet,” died Wednesday. He was 96.

 

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William Self Obituary

Thursday, November 18th, 2010

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William Self dies at 89; 20th Century-Fox production executive

 

 

 

Self was in charge of television production at the studio in the 1960s and early ’70s, when its roster of shows included ‘Peyton Place,’ ‘Batman,’ and ‘MASH.’

 

By Dennis McLellan
Los Angeles Times
November 19, 2010

 

William Self, a producer and television executive who was in charge of television production at 20th Century-Fox during the 1960s and early `70s when its list of successful shows included “Peyton Place,” “Batman” and ” MASH,” has died. He was 89.

 

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Larry Gelbart Obituary

Saturday, September 12th, 2009

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Larry Gelbart dies at 81; ‘MASH’ writer

 

Larry Gelbart

Los Angeles Times /Larry Gelbart “had class, he had wit, he had style and grace. He was a marvelous writer who could do more with words than anybody I ever met,” said Mel Brooks.

 

The award winner also wrote for Broadway, the movies and other TV shows. He said it all began when his barber father bragged about the then-teenager to customer Danny Thomas.

 

By Dennis McLellan
Los Angeles Times
September 12, 2009

 

Larry Gelbart, the award-winning comedy writer best known for developing the landmark TV series “MASH,” co-writing the book for the hit Broadway musical “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum” and co-writing the classic movie comedy “Tootsie,” died Friday morning. He was 81.

 

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