31 December 2015 - William Wayne McMillan Rogers III (1933–2015) was an American film & television actor, best known for playing the role of Captain "Trapper" John McIntyre in the CBS television series, M*A*S*H. When Rogers was approached for M*A*S*H, he planned to audition as Hawkeye Pierce. However, he found the character too cynical & asked to screen test as Trapper John, whose outlook was brighter. Rogers was told that Trapper & Hawkeye would have equal importance as characters.
Wayne Rogers was born William Wayne McMillan Rogers III in April of 1933 in Alabama. Rogers is best known for his role as "Trapper" John McIntyre on the TV Show "M*A*S*H". He is also well known as Dr. Charley Michaels on the TV series "House Calls" that aired at the tail end of the "M*A*S*H" era. Read the full story>>
Wayne Rogers (Captain John "Trapper John" McIntyre) was Hawkeye's fun-loving sidekick on the first three seasons of "M*A*S*H." After reportedly tiring of playing second fiddle, Wayne Rogers left the show & moved on to other TV series, such as "City of Angels," "House Calls," & "Murder, She Wrote." He later excelled in various business ventures, including a restaurant, a production company, a string of convenience stores, and even a financial institution called Plaza Bank of Commerce.
Wayne Rogers, Actor: M*A*S*H. Tough around the edges and with a handsome durability, Alabama-born Wayne Rogers had graduated from Princeton with a history degree in 1954 and joined the Navy before giving acting a thought. During his military service, however, he became associated with theater by happenstance and decided to give it a try after his discharge. He started things off by studying with renown actor Sanford Meisner ...
Died 12-31-2015 - Wayne Rogers, the actor best known for playing Army surgeon Capt. John "Trapper John" McIntyre on M*A*S*H* for three seasons, has died from complications from pneumonia, according to his publicist. He was 82.
M*A*S*H: Season 2, Episode 14 Hot Lips and Empty Arms (15 Dec. 1973) Mash, 4077, Hot Lips, Loretta Swit , Major Margaret Houlihan , Trapper John McIntyre, Wayne Rogers, Hawkeye Pierce , Captain Benjamin Franklin Pierce, Alan Alda,