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Mike Farrell

Capitaine B J Hunnicut in M*A*S*H

Photos Mike Farrell Birth name: Michael Joseph Farrell
Birth date: 1939/02/06 (83 years old)
Birth place : Saint Paul Minnesota
Height: 1.91 m

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Biography for Mike Farrell

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 and Ricky Nelson. 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 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 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.

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Filmography

Title Role
Locusts (2005) (TV) Lyle Rierden
The Clinic (2004) (TV) Dr. Cyrus Gachet
The Crooked E: The Unshredded Truth About Enron (2003) (TV) Kenneth Lay
Providence (1999) TV Series Dr. James Hansen
Sins of the Mind (1997) (TV) William
Vows of Deception (1996) (TV) Clay Spencer
Superman (1996) TV Series (voice) Jonathan Kent
Superman: The Last Son of Krypton (1996) (TV) (voice) Jonathan Kent
The Killers Within (1995) Congressman Clayton
Hart to Hart: Old Friends Never Die (1994) (TV) Frank Crane
Silent Motive (1991) (TV) Det. Paul Trella
The Whereabouts of Jenny (1991) (TV) Van Zandt
The Price of the Bride (1990) (TV) Joe Roth
Incident at Dark River (1989) (TV) Tim McFall
A Deadly Silence (1989) (TV) Gianelli
Vanishing Act (1986) (TV) Harry Kenyon
Private Sessions (1985/I) (TV) Dr. Joe Braden
J.F.K.: A One-Man Show (1984) (TV) John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Choices of the Heart (1983) (TV) Ambassador Robert E. White
Memorial Day (1983) (TV) Matt Walker
M
A
S
H: Goodbye, Farewell and Amen (1983) (TV) Capt. B.J. Hunnicut
Prime Suspect (1982) (TV) Frank Staplin
Father Damien: The Leper Priest (1980) (TV) Robertson
Letters from Frank (1979) (TV) Richard Miller
Sex and the Single Parent (1979) (TV) George
Battered (1978) (TV) Michael Hawks
McNaughton's Daughter (1976) (TV) Colin Pierce
M
A
S
H (1972) TV Series Capt. B.J. Hunnicut (1975-1983)
Live Again, Die Again (1974) (TV) James Carmichael
The Questor Tapes (1974) (TV) Jerry Robinson
She Cried Murder (1973) (TV) Walter Stepanic
The Longest Night (1972) (TV) Wills
The Doomsday Machine (1972) Reporter
The Man and the City (1971) TV Series Andy Hays
The Interns (1970) TV Series Doctor Sam Marsh
Worthy to Stand (1969) Fred Washburn
Days of Our Lives (1965) TV Series Scotty Banning #2 (1968-1970)
Panic in the City (1968) (as Michael Farrell) Dick Blaine
Dayton's Devils (1968) Naval Officer
Targets (1968) Man in phone booth
Countdown (1968) (uncredited) Houston engineer

Trivia

Febraury 2000 - his two children by screenwriter Judy Farrell are 'Michael Farrell' (29), a martial arts teacher, and Erin Farrell (26), who works in the Los Angeles office of Jesse Jackson.

Works with Greenpeace.

Named Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

Went to school in W. Hollywood with Natalie Wood and Ricky Nelson.

Served in the U. S. Marines

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

Is vice-president of the Screen Actor's Guild.

Presides over Family Motion Pictures, an organisation which strives to promote films suitable for family viewing.

Provided voice of Jonathan Kent on the animated "Superman" (1996) series with real life wife Shelley Fabares providing the voice of Martha Kent.

While he was a cast member on "M*A*S*H" (1972) as Captain BJ Hunnicutt, his first wife, Judy Farrell, also appeared on "M*A*S*H" (1972) playing various nurse characters.

It was Alan Alda's idea for him to grow a mustache in the seventh season, which he kept for the rest of the show's run.

Family

Spouse : Shelley Fabares (31 December 1984 - present), Judy Farrell (1963 - 1983) (divorced) 2 children

Author of the card

  • Creation date: 01/07/2003 by abdest
  • Last update: 02/03/2008 by abdest

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