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Wayne Rogers

Actor
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Net worth 2018: $80 Million
Residence: Los Angeles, California, United States
Country: United States
BirthDay: 7 April 1933
Sigh: Taurus
Died On: December 31, 2015
Height: 1.90 m
Education: Princeton University
BIOGRAPHY

Wayne Rogers was bornon 7 April 1933 in Los Angeles, California, United States, American, is Actor. William Wayne McMillan Rogers III was an American actor who, over the course of his 55-year career, had crafted one of the most diverse and impressive filmographies of all time. He is especially renowned for portraying Captain "Trapper" John McIntyre in the CBS television series, ‘M*A*S*H’. The son of a Rhodes Scholar, Rogers was once a student at Princeton University where he was part of its theatre troupe, Triangle Club. He did not pursue acting immediately after leaving college; instead he opted to enlist in the United States Navy. During his service, however, his love for performance began to take shape and following his discharge, he made his screen debut in the 1959 television series ‘Search for Tomorrow’. He appeared on the big screen in the same year, playing a soldier in ‘Odds Against Tomorrow’. Rogers was then cast in a series of small and side roles in both films and TV shows before being hired for ‘M*A*S*H’. He left the show in 1975, and in the subsequent years, acted as the civil rights activist Morris Dees in ‘Ghosts of Mississippi’, co-starred with Barbara Eden in ‘I Dream of Jeannie... Fifteen Years Later’, and anchored CBS’ ‘High Risk’. The 2003 comedy ‘Nobody Knows Anything!’ was his last screen appearance. Besides being an actor, Rogers was a successful investor and a regular panellist on Fox’s ‘Cashin' In’.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2018

$80 Million

TIMELINE
2014

One of his last films as a producer was the 2014 crime-drama ‘Jamesy Boy’

2012

Between 2012 and 2015, he made regular appearances on the Fox Business Network's investment/stocks news program ‘Cashin' In’ as an expert panellist

1988

In 1988, he hosted CBS’ ‘High Risk’, a universally panned TV series about “high-risk” stunts and jobs such as cave exploring, automobile repossessing, and border patrolling

1985

Fifteen Years Later’ (1985), he replaced Larry Hagman as astronaut Tony Nelson

1976

He also played prominent roles in the short-lived period detective series ‘City of Angels’ (1976) and the sitcom ‘House Calls’ (1979-82), for which both he and his co-star Lynn Redgrave received Golden Globe nominations

1975

In 1975, he appeared in CBS’ two-part television movie ‘Attack on Terror: The FBI vs

1972

Despite the show being a critical and commercial success and having a stellar 11-season (1972-1983) run, he left in 1975 as he felt the writers were giving the best lines and dramatic moments to Alda

1970

The series was inspired by the 1970 American satirical black comedy ‘Mash’, which itself was adapted from Richard Hooker’s 1968 novel ‘ MASH: A Novel About Three Army Doctors’ and told the story of the staff of an army hospital in the Korean War trying to find levity despite their harsh situation

1968

He turned producer for a horror quickie named ‘The Astro Zombies’ (1968), which turned his $47,000 investment into massive profits

1964

the Ku Klux Klan’, which was the fictionalised version of the 1964 disappearance and murder of three Civil Rights activists in Mississippi

1962

He was seen playing small roles in projects such as ‘The Dick Powell Theatre’ (1962), ‘Alfred Hitchcock Presents’ (1962), ‘The Great Adventures’ (1963), ‘Dr

1960

The first half of the 1960s was relatively uneventful for Rogers

1959

Besides these, he played the recurring role of the deputy Billy Lordan in ‘Law of the Plainsman’ (1959-60)

1957

He applied for, and was granted, a resignation from his commission in 1957

1955

In 1955, while in Red Hook, Brooklyn, he went to see a Broadway rehearsal

1954

He later enrolled at Princeton University, from where he graduated in 1954 with a history degree

1933

Wayne Rogers was born on April 7, 1933, in Birmingham, Alabama, U

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