Mike Farrell is a famous American actor who is mostly recognized for his role as Captain B.J. Hunnicutt which he played on the TV series named “M*A*S*H”. He also works as an activist and public speaker and raises his voice against political issues.
His full name is Michael Joseph Farrell Jr. Mike has produced as well as starred in the TV series named “Patch Adams” as Robin Williams. Recently, Mike and Alan Alda reunited to celebrate 50th-anniversary of the series “M*A*S*H”.
Is Mike Farrell still alive or dead?
Mike Farrell is still alive and he is currently 83 years old as of 2022.
Mike Farrell’s Bio, Age
Mike Farrell was born Michael Joseph Farrell Jr. on February 6, 1939, in Saint Paul, Minnesota, America. He is currently 83 years old as of 2022. Mike’s zodiac sign is Aquarius and holds American nationality.
Mike’s father’s name is Mike Joseph Farrell Sr. and his mother’s name is Agnes Sarah Farrell. He has not revealed information about his siblings. Talking about Mike’s education, he joined West Hollywood Grammar School and later, shifted to Hollywood High school for graduation.
After completing graduation, he served in the “United States Marine Corps”, and later, he was posted at “Camp Hansen,” Okinawa.
Is Mike Farrell still in M*A*S*H?
Recently, Mike and his co-star reunited in honor of the 50th-anniversary celebration of the series “M*A*S*H”.
Mike Farrell’s Career
Mike Farrell began acting in 1963 with the comedy movie “Captain Newman”. Then, he starred in the movie “The Year of 53 weeks” that was released in 1966. He became part of the series “Lassie” as a young “USFS” ranger.
Surprisingly, Farrell got a chance to play the role of Federal Agent Modell in NBC’s sitcom “I Dream of Jeannie”. He acted as an army doctor on ABC’s “Combat!” which was aired in 1972. He campaigned for “Maytag” dryers and “Plymouth” automobiles.
Afterward, Mike got the role on the series “M*A*S*H” when actor Wayne Rogers left the show after 3rd season. He has played the role of “B.J. Hunnicutt” which was specially created for Mike. He continued to play that role for over 8 years.
Farrell has also worked as director and writer for the series “M*A*S*H”. He has directed 4 episodes of the series.
Apart from acting, Mike has also worked as an activist for many political and social causes. He was appointed as co-chair of the California Human Rights Watch for over 10 years. While he was in Central America in 1985, he helped refugees from the civil war in El Salvador.
Mike was elected first vice president of the Guild in Los Angeles in 2002. He served for around 3 years as vice president.
Farrell has also written an autobiography named “Just Call Me Mike: A Journey to Actor and Activist” which was published in 2007. His second book “Of Mule and Man” was published in 2009.
Why is Mike Farrell famous?
Mike Farrell is famous for his role as “B.J. Hunnicutt” in the series “M*A*S*H”.
What is the Net Worth of Mike Farrell?
Mike Farrell earns a good amount of money being an actor, author, and social activist. His main source of income is acting. Through his various source of income, he has been able to provide a luxurious life for his family. Moreover, he has an estimated net worth of $10 million as of 2022.
Is Mike Farrell Married? Wife, Girlfriend
Mike Farrell was married to actress Judy Hayden in August 1963. The couple together had two kids named Michael and Erin.
The couple separated in 1980 due to some personal reasons. Moreover, he has worked with Judy in a few episodes of “M*A*S*H”.
Later, Mike tied the knot with Shelley Fabares on December 31, 1984. But, he has not revealed further information regarding his relationship with Shelly Fabares.
Body Measurements: Height and Weight
Mike Farrell is 6 feet 2 inches or 1.9m tall. His weight is 77 kg or 169 lbs. Mike’s body measurements in inches are 41-31-17.