William Christopher, Father Mulcahy on 'MASH,' dies at 84

PASADENA, Calif. -- William Christopher, the actor best known for his role as Father John Mulcahy on the hit TV show "M*A*S*H," died on Saturday, his family confirmed to our sister station KABC.

His son, John Christopher, said the actor died from non-lung small cell carcinoma at his home in Pasadena. He was 84.

From left to right: William Christopher, Harry Morgan, Mike Farrell, Alan Alda, and Jamie Farr, take a break on the set of "M*A*S*H" in Los Angeles on Sept. 15, 1982.

AP Photo/Wally Fong

William Christopher leaves behind his wife Barbara and his sons John and Ned.
Copyright © 2022 WPVI-TV. All Rights Reserved.