Lauritsen as "Nurse Sheila" with Hawkeye (Alan Alda) in the Season 3 episode "Henry in Love".
|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||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||Dear Dad... Three||uncredited||Henry's love interest|
|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|