William Christopher

William Christopher
1932 - 2016

William Christopher  American Actor


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William Christopher was previously married to Barbara O'Conner (1957).


American Actor William Christopher was born on 20th October, 1932 in Evanston, Illinois and passed away on 31st Dec 2016 Pasadena, California aged 84. He is most remembered for Father Mulcahy on M*A*S*H. His zodiac sign is Libra.

William Christopher was in 2 on-screen matchups, including Susan Blanchard in Murder, She Wrote (1984) and Toni Tennille in The Love Boat (1977).

William Christopher is a member of the following lists: American film actors, American television actors and Cancer deaths in California.


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First Name William
Last Name Christopher
Full Name at Birth William Christopher
Age 84 (age at death) years
Birthday 20th October, 1932
Birthplace Evanston, Illinois
Died 31st December, 2016
Place of Death Pasadena, California
Cause of Death Small-Cell Carcinoma
Height 5' 11" (180 cm)
Build Average
Hair Color Brown - Light
Zodiac Sign Libra
Sexuality Straight
Religion Methodist
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School New Trier High School, Winnetka, IL
University Drama, Wesleyan University (1954)
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Father Mulcahy on M*A*S*H
Year(s) Active 1965–present, 1965–2012, 1960–2012

William Christopher (October 20, 1932 – December 31, 2016) was an American actor and comedian, best known for playing Private Lester Hummel on Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. from 1965 to 1968 and Father Mulcahy on the television series M*A*S*H from 1972 to 1983 and its spinoff AfterMASH from 1983 to 1985.

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Team Knight Rider1997Professor RoykirkTV Show
Heaven Sent1994PriestMovie
Diagnosis Murder1993Art Amador, Martin BeckmanTV Show
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman1993AndrusTV Show
Mad About You1992Chaplain OlsonTV Show
The New WKRP in Cincinnati1991Buzz Barrymore, Len NackmanTV Show
Snoops1989Harvey AllenTV Show
The Little Troll Prince1987Bjørn (voice)TV Movie
CBS Summer Playhouse1987Bill SmithTV Show
Murder, She Wrote1984Burton HollisTV Show
After MASH1983Father Francis MulcahyTV Show
The Smurfs1981Additional Voices, Angel SmurfTV Show
For the Love of It1980BartonTV Movie
The Love Boat1977Carl Mitchell, Elliot Weatherly, Hal WilistonTV Show
Hearts of the West1975Bank TellerMovie
Karen1975AndrewTV Show
Good Times1974The DoctorTV Show
Lucas Tanner1974JackTV Show
Movin' On1974Jewelry ClerkTV Show
M*A*S*H1972Father Francis MulcahyTV Show
Alias Smith and Jones1971TelegrapherTV Show
Nichols1971NilesTV Show
Columbo1971Male ScientistTV Show
The Private Navy of Sgt. O'Farrell1968Pvt. Jake SchultzMovie
The Shakiest Gun in the West1968Hotel Manager (uncredited)Movie
With Six You Get Eggroll1968Zip - CloudMovie
The Perils of Pauline1967Doctor (uncredited)Movie
The Carol Burnett Show1967Priest ('Bookstore' sketch)TV Show
The Fortune Cookie1966Interne (as Bill Christopher)Movie
That Girl1966Chippy DolanTV Show
Days of Our Lives1965Father TobiasTV Show
Hank1965ElwoodTV Show
Hogan's Heroes1965Foster, German Private, ThomasTV Show
12 O'Clock High1964PatientTV Show
Gomer Pyle: USMC1964Hummel, Lester Hummel, Pvt. Lester HummelTV Show
The Patty Duke Show1963ManTV Show
The Virginian1962Hotel ClerkTV Show
Insight1960Don TempleTV Show
The Andy Griffith Show1960Dr. Thomas Peterson, Mr. Heathcote, IRSTV Show
Death Valley Days1952Sonny - Bank TellerTV Show
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