Mike Farrell

Mike Farrell

Age
75
Birthday
Feb. 6th, 1939
Born in
St. Paul, Minnesota, USA
Height
6' 3"

Mike Farrell's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
M*A*S*H TV Show
M*A*S*H
Superman  TV Show
Superman
Providence TV Show
Providence
The Interns TV Show
The Interns
The Man and the City TV Show
The Man and the City
 

Main Movie Roles

1968 - Countdown
1968 - Targets
1967 - The Graduate
1963 - Captain Newman, M.D.

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
David Rogers
3
Milton Lang
3
Judge David Bennett
2
Len Parsons
2
Jonathan Kent (Voiced)
2
The Young Man (segment "Love and the Pick-Up")
2
Employment Clerk
2
Johnson
1
Jason Trotter
1
[Complete List]



BIOGRAPHY:

Mike is one of four children. His father, Joe, who died in 1956, was a carpenter at Hollywood studios. Mike attended grammar school with Natalie Wood (I) and Ricky Nelson (I). He entered the marines in the 1950's for two years. Later, he attended the University of California at Los Angeles and studied acting at the Jeff Corey (I) Workshop. He started getting big parts in movies, which led to a regular role on "Days of Our Lives" (1965) and, ultimately, to "M*A*S*H" (1972). When "M*A*S*H" (1972) went off the air, he resisted series TV for many years until he was offered "Providence" (1999). In the meantime, he formed his own production company, which made the Robin Williams (I) vehicle, Patch Adams (1998), based on Mike's own acquaintance with the doctor. Mike is very politically involved. He lobbied against the firing of gay teachers. He was outspoken about the US involvement in Ecuador in the 80s. He served as a member of California's Commission on Judicial Performance from February 2, 1998 to February 28, 2001.


TRIVIA:
  • Attended West Hollywood Grammar School with 'Natalie Wood (I)' (qv) and 'Ricky Nelson (I)' (qv). Graduated from Hollywood High School.
  • While he was a cast member on _"M*A*S*H" (1972)_ (qv) as Captain BJ Hunnicutt, his first wife, 'Judy Farrell' (qv), also appeared on _"M*A*S*H" (1972)_ (qv) playing various nurse characters.
  • Named Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
  • Served in the U. S. Marines
  • Provided voice of Jonathan Kent on the animated _"Superman" (1996)_ (qv) series with real life wife 'Shelley Fabares' (qv) providing the voice of Martha Kent.
  • Febraury 2000 - his two children by screenwriter 'Judy Farrell' (qv) are 'Michael Farrell (I)' (qv) (29), a martial arts teacher, and 'Erin Farrell (I)' (qv) (26), who works in the Los Angeles office of 'Jesse Jackson (I)' (qv).
  • Spokesperson for CONCERN/America; co-chair of Human Rights Watch in California; board president of Death Penalty Focus; member of the California State Commission on Judicial Performance
  • Best remembered by the public for his role as "Captain B.J. Hunnicutt" on the television series _"M*A*S*H" (1972)_ (qv).


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