James Canning
Lieutenant Simmons
James Canning played the part of Lt. Simmons in the Season 7 M*A*S*H episode "The Young and the Restless".
Personal Information
Gender: Male
Born: (1946-07-02) July 2, 1946 (age 72)
Birthplace Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Years active: 1975-present
Character information
Appeared on/in: M*A*S*H
Episodes appeared in: "Exorcism" in Season 5 and "The Young and The Restless" in Season 7
Character played: Corporal Marsh/Captain Simmons

James Canning (born July 2, 1946) made two appearances on the CBS-TV series M*A*S*H, first as Corporal Marsh in the Season 5 episode titled "Exorcism" and then as Captain Simmons, a brash young surgeon who lectures the 4077th medical staff, in the Season 7 episode 'titled "The Young and The Restless". James, a Chicago, IL, native, has made numerous guest appearances in such popular TV shows as Family, the 1970's CBS Saturday morning series Isis, and the 1980's ABC series Hardcastle & McCormick. James is best known for his roles in the films The Fog (1980), The Boys in Company C (1978) and Elvis (1979).

He has not acted in a Hollywood film or TV project since his appearance on NBC-TV's Law and Order in 1991.

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