Rogers as Trapper John in M*A*S*H, 1972
|Born||William Wayne McMillan Rogers III
April 7, 1933
Birmingham, Alabama, U.S.
|Died||December 31, 2015
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Occupation||Actor, director, screenwriter, investor, television personality|
|Spouse(s)||Mitzi McWhorter (1960–1983)
Amy Hirsh (1988–2015)
William Wayne McMillan Rogers III (April 7, 1933 – December 31, 2015) was 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.