'M*A*S*H' star Harry Morgan dies at age 96

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Emmy-winning character actor Harry Morgan, whose portrayal Col. Potter on television's "M*A*S*H" highlighted a long show-business career, has died. He was 96.

His daughter-in-law, Beth Morgan, says the actor died at his home in Brentwood after suffering from pneumonia.

Morgan appeared in mostly supporting roles on the big screen, playing opposite such stars as Henry Fonda, John Wayne, James Garner, Elvis Presley and Dan Aykroyd.

On television, he was more the comedic co-star, including roles on "December Bride," its spin-off "Pete and Gladys," as Sgt. Joe Friday's loyal partner in later "Dragnet" episodes.

But it was his role as Col. Sherman Potter on "M*A*S*H" for which Morgan became best known. He earned an Emmy for his portrayal of the fatherly Col. Potter on CBS-TV's long-running series.

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I would like to see the episode where Radar hands the binoculars to cournal Potter and Potters eyes turn black from the ink

MASH was & still is a great show.

Rest in Peace, (Harry) aka Col. Sherman T. Potter.

Favorite scene...binoculars which had been charcoaled and revealed black eyes after he quite looking through them...and all of his colorful ways of saying Bull$#@*!

You know...BEAVER BISCUITS...BUFFALO FEATHERS...HORSE HOCKEY!

Mule Muffins!!!