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 MASH.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.