Obituary of Gary Burghoff

Gary Burghoff

Gary Burghoff (born on May 24th, 1943 in Bristol, Connecticut) was a TV Actor who was best known for playing endearingly sweet and seemingly clairvoyant, Corporal Walter O'Reilly "Radar" in the 1970s movie M*A*S*H. He then stared as the same character in the spin off TV series of the same name. Sadly, Gary died on October 17th, 2021 (TBV) and his death was possibly because of his overall declining health. He was 78 years old.

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Gary Burghoff Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Still Alive
    • Full Name: Burghoff, Gary
    • Common Name: Gary Burghoff
    • Birth Name: Gary Richard Burghoff
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him/his
    • Birthplace: Bristol, Connecticut, U.S.
    • Birth Date: May 24, 1943
    • Age: 78
    • Also Known As: Radar O'Reilly, Charlie Brown
    • Category/Genre: TV Actor
    Gary on Wikipedia

    • Nationality: American
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Elisabeth Bostrom (married 1985-divorced 29 December 2005)
      • Janet Gayle (married 25 December 1971-divorced 1979)
    • Father: Franklin Burghoff
    • Mother: Sandra Burghoff
    • Brothers:
      • Sibling: None recorded
    • Sons:
      • Miles Burghoff
      • Jordan Burghoff
    • Daughters:
      • Gena Gayle Burghoff (born July 20, 1975)

Death Notice:

  • Date: Still Alive,
  • Place: Unknown
  • Cause of Death: Not Dead/Deceased

Category Tags:

TV Actor American Born on May 24th Born in 1943 Born in Connecticut

Gary's Notable Roles:

  • Radar O'Reilly in M*A*S*H

Quotable Quotes:

"People ask if Radar O'Reilly is dead and I have to explain how TV characters are always dead and never lived."

"To improve is to change, so to be perfect is to change often."

"Don't criticize my understanding of what you can't understand."

Is Gary Burghoff still alive? According to our unconfirmed records, he has not passed away.

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Community Comments:

Kensleigh: Gary was funny on MASH. Sad he died.

Anonymous: Gary ain't dead, yet.

Obit Quality Rating: 4
Last Updated: 2021-09-24 14:24:00
By: Tucker

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