Jan Jorden
Jan Jorden
Jan Jorden appeared as Nurse Baker in nine episodes of the M*A*S*H TV series in Seasons 6-11.
Personal Information
Gender: Female
Birthname Janice Hope Jorden
Born: (1942-09-08) September 8, 1942 (age 75)
Years active: 1977-1987
Spouse(s): Burt Metcalfe, 1979-present
Character information
Appeared on/in: M*A*S*H
Episodes appeared in: 9 episodes from Seasons 6-11
Character played: Nurse Baker

Jan Jorden (born as Janice Hope Jorden on September 8, 1942). appeared in 9 episodes of M*A*S*H, in Seasons 6-11, in various nurse roles. Married to Burt Metcalfe, a series line producer before taking the reins as executive producer in Season 6, Jan was always credited as Nurse Baker in her appearances. Her first appearance was in the Season Seven episode “Commander Pierce”, .

Burt and Janice Jorden-Metcalfe

Janice in recent news photo with husband Burt Metcalfe (Getty Images).

Jorden also appeared the 3-hour long “Goodbye, Farewell, and Amen”, and has made appearances in the films A Love Affair: The Eleanor and Lou Gehrig Story (1978) and The Last Married Couple in America (1980). She has been married to Burt Metcalfe since March 31, 1979.

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