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Captain Lorraine Anderson
Marcia Rodd as Nurse Lorraine
Marcia Rodd as Nurse Lorraine Anderson in Season 6 episode "Temporary Duty".
M*A*S*H character
Vital information
Rank Captain (0-3), U.S. Army
Job/Role in unit: Nurse, 8063rd M*A*S*H; temporarily assigned to the 4077th
Home California (?), U.S.
Hair Color: Brunette
Eye Color: Green
Height: 5'2"
Weight: 105 lbs.
Family/Personal Information
Born: Not Mentioned
Birthplace:  ????
Nationality/Race: American/Caucasian
Spouse: Single
Relatives/Children: None Mentioned
Appearances
First appeared in: "Temporary Duty" (Season 6)
Last appeared in: N/A, one time appearance
Series/Film
appeared in:
M*A*S*H TV series
Played by: Marcia Rodd
Cpt. Lorraine Anderson was a temporarily assigned nurse normally assigned to the 8063rd MASH unit who made a one-time appearance on the CBS-TV series M*A*S*H, appearing in the Season 6 episode titled "Temporary Duty". The part of Nurse Anderson was played by actress Marcia Rodd.

About Nurse LorraineEdit

Lorraine, who is an old college friend of Margaret, is, while still being a dedicated, talented and highly competent nurse, is quite engaging and free-spirited. Upon greeting Margaret upon her temporary assignment to the 4077th from the 8063rd with Captain Roy DuPree (played by George Lindsey) a surgeon who accompanied her on the temporary duty assignment, she is taken aback by longtime friend Margaret's stuffiness; Hotlips is similarly outraged by Lorraine's flirtatious behavior with Charles. which she looked at as "unprofessional", "girlish" and "silly".

The two then decide to have a heart-to-heart/woman-to-woman talk. Margaret admits she's been so jealous of her friend for so long she's almost come to hate her. Because, while Lorraine is a top-flight nurse, she's still the same fun, care-free person she was when they were in college together. Margaret, who admitted to feeling trapped by her identity as "Major Houlihan", admits to Lorraine that she has no friends at the 4077th. Lorraine urges her to let her guard down a little, and to try and let people in--she is sure they'd get to like Margaret if she would let people meet the real person inside. 

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