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Kario Salem
Kario Salem
Kario Salem guest stars on the TV series M*A*S*H as recently deceased soldier PVT Jimmy Weston, whom only a very sick and delirious Klinger can see or hear in the episode "Follies of the Living-Concerns of the Dead" in Season 10 (ep.#10).
Personal Information
Gender: Male
Birthplace Los Angeles, CA, U.S.
Occupation/
Career:
Actor / Screenwriter
Character information
Appeared on/in: M*A*S*H (TV series)
Episodes appeared in: "Follies of the Living-Concerns of the Dead" in Season 3


Kario Salem (born May 23, 1955) makes a guest appearance on M*A*S*H as Private Jimmy Weston, a deceased soldier whom only a feverish, delirious Klinger can see and talk with as a barrage of wounded swap the O.R. in the Season 10 episode "Follies of the Living-Concerns of the Dead".

About KarioEdit

Salem, who was born and raised in Los Angeles, is a 1973 graduate, of Agoura High School, in Agoura, California.

Acting careerEdit

In 1997, Salem earned an Emmy Award as a writer for the television special Don King: Only in America, which also earned him a PEN nomination. The film also won the Broadcast Film Critics Award and Peabody Award for Best Television Film of the year. He received a second Emmy nomination the following year for writing The Rat Pack, in addition to a second PEN nomination.

Kario has appeared in over 80 guest starring roles on television, including Francis Campion in Testimony of Two Men (1977), Marcel Pasquinel in Centennial (1978), and the ghost of Private Weston, a dead soldier in the Season 10 "Follies of the Living-Concerns of the Dead" episode, which won an Emmy Award.

Kario's film roles include the role of Jocko in Triumph of the Spirit (1989), the role of The Grand Inquistor in Ridley's Scott's 1492: Conquest of Paradise (1992), and the bleach blonde French gangster in Roger Avary's Killing Zoe (1994). His stage credits include Richard Greeberg's "The Extra Man", George Bernard Shaw's "Cousins", for which he's won both a Drama Log and Boston Critic's award.

Salem is also a composer and partner in the music company, "Matter Music", best known for its soundtracks for the films Riding Giants and Wedding Crashers.

Awards wonEdit

Year Result Award For Category Notes
1998 Won Primetime Emmy Awards Don King: Only in America (1997) Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries or a Movie Documentary film
1991 Won Drama Log Awards Richard Greenberg's "The Extra Man" Best Acting Performance at South Coast Repertory Theater (CA)
Won Boston Critic's Awards Best Performance George Bernard Shaw's Major Barbara at American Repertory Theater in Cambridge, MA (with Cherry Jones)

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