Remembering William Christopher
M*A*S*H actor William Christopher died at age 84 on December 31, 2016, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Christopher was best known for playing the part of Father Mulcahy on the beloved series. He passed away from lung cancer at his home in Pasadena with his wife by his side.
In addition to M*A*S*H, Christopher also appeared on The Patty Duke Show and Good Times, and had a recurring role on Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. He reprised his M*A*S*H role on After MASH in the ’80s.
His passing came exactly one year after co-star Wayne Rogers died on New Years Eve of 2015. Christopher passed on New Year’s Eve 2016.
You can see Christopher in his iconic role every weeknight at 7 & 7:30p.m. on WBBZ-TV, Your Hometown MeTV Station