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William Wayne McMillan Rogers III (born April 7, 1933) is an American film and television actor, best known for playing the role of `Trapper John` McIntyre in the U.S. television series, M*A*S*H. He succeeded Elliott Gould, who had played the character in the Robert Altman movie MASH, and was himself succeeded by Pernell Roberts on the M*A*S*H spin-off Trapper John, M.D.. He is a regular panel member on the FOX News stock investment television program Cashin` In. Prior to the role of `Trapper John,` Rogers appeared on television in The F.B.I., Gunsmoke, Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C., The Fugitive, and had a small role in the 1967 movie Cool Hand Luke. He had also been a co-star with Robert Bray and Richard Eyer in the western series Stagecoach West, a Four Star Television production on ABC from 1960-1961. Rogers played a role in Odds Against Tomorrow which was nominated for a Golden Globe Award in 1960 as Best Film Promoting International Understanding.
As a young actor, Rogers met actress Mitzi McWhorter in New York City in the late 1950s. They married in 1960 and divorced in 1983, producing two children from the relationship. The two had been separated for almost four years prior to the divorce. Rogers has been married to his second wife, the former Amy Hirsh, since 1988.
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The Webb School, Bell Buckle, TN
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William Wayne McMillan Rogers III
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William Wayne McMillan Rogers III (born April 7, 1933) is an American film and television actor, best known for playing the role of Captain "Trapper" John McIntyre in the CBS television series, M*A*S*H.
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Los Angeles, Ca. U.S.A.
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Complications From Pneumonia
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Deceased||Wayne Rogers passed away on 31st Dec 2015 aged 82.|||