Actor/NovelistDied when: 63 years 267 days (764 months)
Star Sign: Gemini
Roger Wendell Bowen (May 25, 1932 – February 16, 1996) was an American comedic actor and novelist, known for his portrayal of Lt.Col.
Henry Blake in the 1970 film M*A*S*H.He often portrayed stuffy defenders of the upper class and had regular roles on a number of television series.
Bowen considered himself a writer who only moonlighted as an actor.He wrote eleven novels (including Just Like a Movie) as well as sketches for Broadway and television.
He was also one of the co-founders of Chicago's comedy and acting troupe The Second City.