Former MASH star turned passionate activist

About Mike Farrell:

Actor, producer, writer, director and author Mike Farrell is Co-Chair Emeritus of the Human Rights Watch in Southern California, President of the Board of Death Penalty Focus, spokesperson for Concern America, an international refugee aid and relief organization, and occasional Good Will Ambassador for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.

Farrell is best-known for playing Captain B.J. Hunnicutt in the popular TV series M*A*S*H and for appearing in the TV show "Providence." He has also produced Universal Pictures' hit series "Patch Adams." During his eight years with this show, he wrote and directed several episodes, earning him nominations for Director's Guild and Emmy awards.

On the documentary front, among many others, Farrell co-hosted "Saving the Wildlife" for PBS, hosted "The Best of the National Geographic Specials" and had a great adventure scuba diving with his children, Michael and Erin, among hundreds of sharks in French Polynesia for "The World of Audubon." His newest book is called "Of Mule and Man."

>> Buy this book on Amazon: Of Mule and Man

Event information:

Mike Farrell will be leading a workshop
"A Great Moral Hunger" at the New Living Expo
Friday April 30, 8 p.m.

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