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|Born||John Michael Charles Orchard
15 November 1928
Kennington, London, England
|Died||3 November 1995
Beckenham, Kent, England, UK
|Cause of death||Heart attack|
|Known for||Ugly John Black in M*A*S*H|
Orchard guest starred as Sgt. Walters on Hogan's Heroes Season 1 entitled "The Prisoner's Prisoner". He also played the minor character "Billet" in a guest spot in Hogan's Heroes Season 2 entitled "Klinks Rocket". Lastly, he appeared in the Hogan's Heroes season four episode "My Favourite Prisoner" guest starring as Captain Sears.
Orchard returned to M*A*S*H years after Ugly John was dropped from the series, albeit only once, playing Muldoon, an Australian non-commissioned officer and regular at Rosie's Bar who allowed the establishment to operate provided he received free liquor when he ordered "coffee". Maj. Winchester, who was tending bar in that episode, was unaware of this little game and had the audacity to charge Muldoon for his drink, soon after which Rosie's was temporarily closed down.
Orchard also played a Kaos agent, Mr Snead (a take-off from The Avengers) on the season 3 Get Smart episode "Run Robot Run".
Married to Carol Randall, father to Sarah Orchard, grandfather to Kayleigh and Jason Pennington.
- Rustlers' Rhapsody as Town Sheriff (1985)
- The Letter as Annoyed Man (1982) (TV film)
- Gus as Pemberton Captain (1976)
- Capone as Dean O'Banion (1975)
- That Man Bolt as Carter (1973)
- Columbo: Dagger of the Mind as Country Constable (1972)
- Ice Station Zebra as a member of the scientific expedition (1968)
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