What did Edward Winter die from?
Colonel Samuel Flagg
Edward Dean Winter (June 3, 1937 – March 8, 2001) was an American actor. He is best known for his recurring role, Colonel Samuel Flagg, in the television series M*A*S*H from 1973 to 1979.
Rogers left the show because he didn’t want to play second fiddle to Alda anymore. In an effort to keep him on the show, producers sued Rogers for breaching his contract. After all, an actor can’t just quit during the middle of production on a show.
Why did Wayne Rogers leave the show MASH?
In 1975 Stevenson decided to leave the show. Loretta Swit said it was because he was tired of being in an ensemble and wanted to be “number one.” (This is also confirmed by MASH writer Ken Levine) The departure would take place the last episode of the third season.
He is best known for his recurring role, Colonel Samuel Flagg, in the television series M*A*S*H from 1973 to 1979. His other notable television roles were as U.S. Air Force investigator Capt….Edward Winter (actor)
actor Edward Winter
Colonel Samuel Flagg is a neurotic CIA agent whose area of assignment includes the 4077th MASH unit on the CBS television series M*A*S*H, played by actor Edward Winter.
What did Colonel Flagg die of?
Edward Winter/Cause of death
Edward Winter, a character actor who worked in theater, films and television, died on March 8 in Los Angeles. He was 63 and had Parkinson’s disease.