Alan Alda


‘M*A*S*H’ Star Alan Alda Discussed His Reaction To Parkinson’s Diagnosis

Back in 2015, M*A*S*H star Alan Alda read an article about Parkinson’s disease in the New York Times. The classic TV icon saw that one of the earliest symptoms patients report was acting out their dreams while they slept. To his dismay, Alda recalled throwing a pillow at his wife just a few days earlier while he dreamt he was throwing a sack of potatoes at an attacker.

‘M*A*S*H’ Star Alan Alda Compares the Cost of a Super Bowl Commercial Today With Hawkeye and Houlihan’s Finale Kiss

M*A*S*H star Alan Alda just brought up the cost of Hawkeye and Houlihan’s iconic Finale Kiss in comparison to the cost of Super Bowl commercials. Super Bowl ads are continuing to hire bigger and bigger talent to join in. Will Smith, Seth Rogen, Shania Twain, Paul Rudd, Dolly Parton, and even Arnold Schwarzenegger are appearing in ads for the Super Bowl. Each year, they seem to get more and more elaborate and extravagant. And yeah, the price for an ad really has skyrocketed since the 1983 M*A*S*H finale.

Watch Alan Alda duet with Carol Burnett as a shopping mall Santa

"Nobody Does It Like Me" ends with a kiss between the two TV icons. When Christmas came around in 1974, both Alan Alda and Carol Burnett were at the top of their games, both starring in TV shows that had snagged 10 Emmy nominations a piece that year. While The...

M*A*S*H’s Alan Alda was an Army officer in Korea and played one on TV

Six-time Emmy Award-winning actor Alan Alda is most likely best known for playing an Army field surgeon, Capt. Benjamin “Hawkeye” Pierce, in the TV series M*A*S*H, which aired on CBS from 1972 to 1983. It’s often noted that the series lasted longer than the war itself. Coincidentally,...