Larry "Flash" Jenkins
Larry Flash Jenkins
Larry "Flash" Jenkins
Personal Information
Born: (1955-05-10) May 10, 1955 (age 63)
Birthplace Long Island, New York, U.S.
Actor, director, producer, screenwriter
Years active: 1978–Present
Character information
Appeared on/in: M*A*S*H
Episodes appeared in: "Preventative Medicine" (Season 7)
Character played: Corporal North

Larry "Flash" Jenkins (born May 10, 1955) appeared as Corporal North in the Season 7 episode of M*A*S*H titled "Preventative Medicine". A talented actor, film director, producer, and screenwriter, Larry has been in the entertainment industry for over 30 years. He gains the veteran status in Hollywood starring in many movies and televisions during his long career.

Jenkins was the first African-American actor to star in television series on the big 3 Television Networks. CBS-TV's The White Shadow; NBC's Bay City Blues”; ABC-TV;s Finders of Lost Loves.



Larry garnered national attention from his brilliant performance of garrulous "Wardell Stone" on the CBS television series titled “The White Shadow”, which starred Ken Howard. Flash was faithfully labeled by the late Bruce Paltrow -- creator of "The White Shadow" -- for his gift to memorize lines quickly. He is best known for his role as "Gummy" in the movie Fletch. Larry has starred or co-starred in over 30 films, 40 guest shots, and was a series regular or recurred in 9.

Larry is the 1st Producer/ Director in Hollywood history to write, produce & direct a full feature length film for $5,000 that got major DVD distribution thru Doug Schwab's Maverick Entertainment Group Distribution Company.

Current work/events Edit

Currently Jenkins and his production company, GOLD COAST PRODUCTIONS LLC, are prepping the gospel film "I Didn't Lie… I Just Didn't Tell The Truth” and the comedy "Season Tickets".

Recently, Larry has written, produced, directed and starred in the Comedy film "Marriage Vows" (out Dec 2013), Gospel Musical Film titled "Don't Touch, if you ain't Prayed" (2014 release) and Gospel/Romantic Comedy "House of Grace" (entered film festivals and won several awards and will be out at 1000 AMC/Regal Theaters in October 2013).

Jenkins also Wrote and Produced the Gospel Musical Film "Pastor Jones" and produced the hip hop Comedy Film "Ms. B's Hair Salon". All executive produced by Kenneth Halsband, who served as executive in charge of production for "The Fighter" and "Limitless" starring Robert De Niro. Currently Released on DVD/VIDEO is "Brothers in Arms" for Screen Gems which Larry served as a co-producer as well as co-starred and "Go For Broke II", which Larry starred opposite Glenn Plummer. He served as executive producer for the hit DVD film "When Thugs Cry". Larry also produced and wrote the first draft for the Black Christ Film titled "Color of the Cross".

In between his busy schedule as an Actor, Writer, Producer, Director of several Television Pilots and Screenplays Larry Flash Jenkins has formed in October 2005 his own Production Companies titled: FLASHWORKS PRODUCTIONS and GOLD COAST PRODUCTIONS LLC, in Los Angeles.

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