Sheila Lauritsen
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Lauritsen as "Nurse Sheila" with Hawkeye (Alan Alda) in the Season 3 episode "Henry in Love".
Personal Information
Gender: Female
Born: 1950
Birthplace ????
Character information
Appeared on/in: M*A*S*H\
Episodes appeared in: 5 in Seasons 2-3
Character played: Various nurses

Sheila Lauritsen (born 1950) appeared in various nurse roles on the CBS-TV series M*A*S*H in Seasons 2 and 3. She also appeared as Linda Stevens in a episode of the ABC-TV crime/action/drama series Starsky and Hutch in 1975.

Sheila was one of the “running nurses” in the opening credits and was credited in only six episodes during the first two seasons but appeared in many others uncredited. In those six episodes, she was credited as Nurse Hardy once, Nurse Watson twice, as Sheila twice, and as simply Nurse once. During her first credited appearance, in the first season episode “The Army-Navy Game”, she is approached by Radar who, not knowing what was going to happen what with the shelling, asked her about heading to the supply tent. She agreed.

Appearances on M*A*S*HEdit

Season Episode Role (as credited)  Notes
1 Dear Dad uncredited background role
1 Edwina uncredited background role
1 Sometimes You Hear the Bullet uncredited background role
1 Dear Dad... Again uncredited background role
1 The Army-Navy Game Nurse Hardy Radar's love interest
1 Showtime Nurse Sees Kaplan off with Hawkeye
2 For the Good of the Outfit uncredited With Hawkeye when Clayton arrives
2 LIP uncredited background role
2 Dear Dad... Three uncredited Henry's love interest
2 The Incubator uncredited
2 Hot Lips and Empty Arms Nurse Watson
2 Officers Only Nurse Watson Henry's love interest
2 Henry in Love Sheila Henry introduces her as Lieutenant Sheila Sturner
2 For Want of a Boot Sheila
2 Operation Noselift uncredited Greets the doctors when Stosh arrives
2 Mail Call  ? Listed on IMDB but unconfirmed
3 Springtime  ? Listed on IMDB but unconfirmed
All Opening Sequence 1 of 5 running nurses 

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