William Christopher, one of the stars of the groundbreaking television show M*A*S*H* died in his home in Pasadena on December 31, 2016 according to ABC. Christopher was 84 years old and died of non-lung small cell carcinoma, according to his son John.
Christopher played the kindhearted Father John Mulcahy on M*A*S*H*, though he did not play the role initially. George Morgan played Father Mulcahy in the first episode only, then he was replaced by Christopher who portrayed the role for the entire 11-year run, and then continued in the part for two years on the spin-off AfterMASH. He is also known for playing Private First Class Lester Hummel on Gomer Pyle U.S.M.C. and most recently Father Tobias on Days of Our Lives.
Christopher leaves behind his wife Barbara and …
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