(Summer 1975) Stage: Appeared in Lawrence Roman's play, "Under the Yum Yum Tree," in a Kenley Players production at the Packard Music Hall Theatre in Warren, OH. John Kenley was artistic director.
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[on leaving M*A*S*H
(1972)] I probably got too big for my britches. The biggest mistake I made was I thought everybody loved McLean Stevenson. It was Henry Blake that people loved. So when I went out and did The McLean Stevenson Show
(1976), nobody gave a damn.
The unexpected death of Stevenson's "Henry Blake" character, from M*A*S*H
(1972) at the end of the third season (1975), caused such a strong fan backlash, with countless letters of hate mail being received over the character's death, that the show's writers and producers all agreed that in the future, should one of their actors wish to leave, they would never give that actor's character a tragic ...
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