Rogers as Trapper John in M*A*S*H, 1972
|Born||William Wayne McMillan Rogers III
April 7, 1933
Birmingham, Alabama, U.S.
|Occupation||Actor, director, screenwriter, investor, television personality|
|Spouse||Mitzi McWhorter (1960–1983)
Amy Hirsh (1988–present)
William Wayne McMillan Rogers III (born April 7, 1933) is an American television and movie actor. He played the role of "Trapper" John McIntrye on the TV series M*A*S*H. (The role was played by Elliott Gould in the 1970 movie version and Pernell Roberts on the 1979-1986 TV show, Trapper John MD). He left the show in 1975 and was replaced by Mike Farrell as BJ Hunnicutt. He graduated from Princeton University with a degree in history and served in the Navy before becoming an actor.
Since retiring from acting, Rogers works as an investor and appears on many financial news shows.
- "Wayne Rogers Biography (1933-)". Filmreference.com. 1933-04-07. http://www.filmreference.com/film/99/Wayne-Rogers.html. Retrieved 2010-05-02.