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Gary Burghoff

Gary Burghoff

Gary Burghoff is the actor who played the character Corporal Walter Radar O'Reilly in both the movie and television series M*A*S*H. He also played Charlie Brown in the 1967 off-Broadway musical You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown. Born with a club foot and his left hand deformed, Burghoff uses props to deflect attention: in Charlie Brown he had a baseball glove on that hand most of the time, and in the M*A*S*H television series, he usually had a clipboard in it.

In addition to acting, Burghoff also works as a professional jazz drummer and a wildlife painter.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2004.

Gary Burghoff Facts

OccupationActor
BirthdayMay 24, 1943 (74)
SignGemini
BirthplaceBristol, Connecticut, USA
Height5' 5" (1m65)  How tall is Gary Burghoff compared to you?

Selected Filmography

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