Wayne Rogers, popular star of television’s ‘M*A*S*H’ dies at age 82
Actor Wayne Rogers who portrayed Captain “Trapper” John McIntyre on the popular television series M*A*S*H has died at age 82, Entertainment Tonight is reporting.
According to a representative for the late actor, Rogers died due to complications from pneumonia.
While Rogers played multiple roles on television, he is best known as the wise-cracking sidekick of Benjamin “Hawkeye” Pierce on the classic television show that ran from 1972 to 1983.
A Navy veteran, Rogers graduated from Princeton University with a degree in history before turning to acting.
Rogers is survived by his wife, Amy, and his children Bill and Laura from his first marriage. He is also survived by his four grandchildren: Alexander, Daniel, William and Anais.