Gary Burghoff starred in the TV show M*A*S*H from 1972 to 1979. He was one of the first actors hired for the show and after 8 seasons called it quits to spend more time with his family.
Gary Burghoff as Radar (Walter) O’Reilly in M*A*S*H
After M*A*S*H, Gary formed his own “All-Star Dixieland Jazz Band” and has written over 100 songs. He has played various roles in TV shows over the years. He starred in an attempted spinoff of M*A*S*H in 1984 entitled W*A*L*T*E*R which was unsuccessful. In 1995 he starred in the movie “Behind the Waterfall”. He even directed a couple of plays. In 1999, Gary began hosting a public television series “Pets: Part of the Family”. In 2000, he was part of an acting group that toured the Nation in Neil Simon’s, “Last of the Red Hot Lovers”. Gary is now, and since 1992, an avid wildlife artist and has toured across the US displaying his paintings.
Gary Burghoff Today
References: IMDB.com, Wikipedia – Radar O’Reilly, bestcareanywhere.net
For more stories like this visit What ever happened to…