Obituary of Gary Burghoff

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Gary Burghoff

Gary Burghoff (born May 24th, 1943 in Bristol, Connecticut) was a TV Actor who was best known for playing the seemingly clairvoyant, Corporal Walter O'Reilly, better known as the lovable character, Radar, in the 1970s movie M*A*S*H. He also stared as the same character in the short lived spin off TV series of the same name. Sadly, Gary died on March 30th, 2023 (TBV) and his death was possibly a result of his overall declining health. He was 79 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
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Bristol, Connecticut, United States
    • Birth Date: May 24, 1943
    • Age: 79
    • Also Known As: Radar O'Reilly, Charlie Brown
    • Occupations:
    • Active Years: 1967-2010
    Gary on Wikipedia
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Totino's Pizza Rolls
    • Favorite Color: Burgandy (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Gary's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Gary Richard Burghoff
    • Father: Franklin Burghoff
    • Mother: Sandra Burghoff
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Elisabeth "Liz: Bostrom (married 1985-divorced 29 December 2005)
      • Janet Gayle (married 25 December 1971-divorced June 1979)
    • Son(s):
      • Miles Burghoff
      • Jordan Burghoff
    • Daughter(s):
      • Gena Gayle Burghoff (born July 20, 1975)

Death Notice:

  • Date: Still Alive
  • Place: Unknown
  • Cause of Death: None Yet

Category Tags:

TV ActorStage 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 your mind and to go in a new direction, so to be perfect is to change your outfit to match the surroundings."

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

"I'm just one stomach flu away from my goal weight."

"I was just a kid, but I was a rotten kid. (IMDB)"

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

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Related Links:

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Gary Burghoff at IMDB

Community Comments:

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

Anonymous: Gary ain't dead, yet.

Celebrity Obit Rating: 4 Stars
Wiki Page Updated: 2022-12-16 11:16:14
Author: Tucker
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