Robert Hogan
Robert Hogan
Veteran actor Robert Hogan appeared on the M*A*S*H TV series as helicopter pilot Lt. "Smilin" Jack Mitchell in the Season 4 episode "Smilin' Jack" (ep.#22).
Personal Information
Gender: Male
Born: (1933-09-28) September 28, 1933 (age 84)
Birthplace New York City, NY, U.S.
Spouse(s): Mary Barbera (1983-present)
Sharon Lynn (Shannon) Harper (1957-1982) (divorced)
Character information
Appeared on/in: M*A*S*H (TV series)
Episodes appeared in: "Smilin' Jack" (Season 4)
Character played: Lieutenant Smilin' Jack Mitchell

Robert Hogan is an actor who appears as helicopter pilot Lieutenant Smilin' Jack Mitchell in the Season 4 episode titled "Smilin' Jack" (episode #22). Robert is known for his recurring characters on soap operas, including Peyton Place, Another World, As the World Turns, and One Life to Live.


While not a stranger to the big screen or the stage, Hogan is best known to audiences for his highly prolific career in American television which began in 1961. While he has never been a member of the main cast of a critically successful television series, he has portrayed numerous recurring characters on programs such as Alice, Laverne & Shirley, 77 Sunset Strip, T.J. Hooker, Deadline, General Hospital, Law & Order, Murder, She Wrote, One Life to Live, Operation Petticoat, Peyton Place, and The Wire.

Robert's guest star appearances on other television series encompass more than 90 shows over the last five decades. The character of US Army Air Forces colonel Robert Hogan on Hogan's Heroes (portrayed by Bob Crane) was named after him by friend and series creator Bernard Fein.

Family/Personal lifeEdit

Hogan has been married to Mary Barbera since December 3, 1983. He was previously married to Sharon Lynn (Shannon) Harper, whom he married on December 15, 1957; they had three children together before they divorced on December 6, 1982.

External linksEdit

IMDb logo Robert Hogan at the Internet Movie Database