PASADENA, CA (WCMH/AP) — William Christopher, the actor best known for his role as Father John Mulcahy on the TV show MAS*H, died Saturday, his agent Robert Malcom told NBC Los Angeles.
Christopher was 84. He also had roles in Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C., The Andy Griffith Show, Hogan’s Heroes, and others.
He died of cancer in the early morning hours before New Year’s Eve, according to NBC Los Angeles. He is survived by his wife and two sons.