Obituary of Wayne Rogers

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Wayne Rogers

Wayne Rogers (born April 7th, 1933 in Birmingham, Alabama) was an TV Actor who was best known for his role of "Trapper John" McIntyre in the hugely popular American TV series, M*A*S*H. Wayne died on December 31st, 2015 and his death was reportedly because of a pneumonia. He was 82 years old.

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Wayne Rogers Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Rogers, Wayne
    • Common Name: Wayne Rogers
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama, United States
    • Birth Date: April 07, 1933
    • Age: 82 (at death)
    • Also Known As: William Rogers III
    • Occupation: TV Actor
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Marie's Dressing
    • Favorite Color: Fuchsia (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Wayne's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: William Wayne McMillan Rogers III
    • Father:
    • Mother:
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Mitzi McWhorter (married 1960-divorced 1983)
      • Amy Hirsh (married 1988-2015, his death)
    • Son(s):
      • William "Bill" Rogers IV
    • Daughter(s):
      • Laura Rogers

Death Notice:

  • Date: December 31 2015 at age 82
  • Place: Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Cause of Death: Pneumonia
  • Interment: Not made public

Category Tags:

TV ActorAmerican Born on April 7th Born in 1933 Born in AlabamaDied in 2015Died at age 82Died from Pneumonia

Quotable Quotes:

"If I had known that the show was gonna run that long, I probably would have kept my mouth shut and stayed put."

"The big lesson in life, baby, is never be scared of anyone or anything."

"Somebody once told me I shouldn't try to change Hollywood. That isn't my point at all. I don't want Hollywood to change me." (IMDB)

"She does have a very nice figure and that's why I keep her around."

"A hard journey began for Wayne Rogers when he was diagnosed with leukemia at the age of 5. Biochemically, he was healthy, but when his cancer escalated, he fought tooth and nail to keep tumor under control. By the time he was 25, he had worn out all his resources, but he refused to give up. He underwent an operation that removed a portion of his left leukemia tumor, but it was too late. The cancer had spread to his bone marrow and he died in a hospice after a long and difficult battle. (V)"

"He was loved very much and is deeply missed. (V)"

Is Mr. Wayne Rogers still alive? According to our unconfirmed records, he has passed away.

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Wayne Rogers at IMDB

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Celebrity Obit Rating: 4 Stars
Wiki Page Updated: 2023-05-10 16:43:04
Author: Stan
Confirmation: Wayne Rogers on Wikipedia

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