Squire Fridell guest stars on the TV series M*A*S*H as CPL Alvin Rice, who annoys everyone in camp whom he tries to sell annuities to in the episode "Identity Crisis" in Season 10 (ep.#3).
|Born:||February 9, 1943|
|Birthplace||Oakland, California, U.S.|
|Actor, Co-owner/operator (with wife), GlenLyon Vineyards in Sonoma Valley, CA|
|Appeared on/in:||M*A*S*H (TV series)|
|Character played:||Corporal Alvin Rice in "Identity Crisis" in Season 10|
Squire Fridell (born February 9, 1943) made a guest appearance on the TV series M*A*S*H as Corporal Alvin Rice, a wounded G.I. who arrives at the 4077th who promptly begins to annoy and irritate all in camp which he tries to sell annuities to, for this is his vocation in civilian life in the episode "Identity Crisis" in Season 10 (episode #3).
A film and TV actor and spokesperson, Squire has appeared in supporting roles in numerous movies as well as guest roles on many television shows since the 1970s. He portrayed Ronald McDonald from 1985 to 1991, both in McDonald's commercials and in the film Mac and Me and the 1989 animated video The Adventures of Ronald McDonald: McTreasure Island.
Squire is perhaps best known for his infectious enthusiasm displayed in over three thousand television commercials, which also included spots for Toyota. in Oakland, California. Fridell applied for the role of Ronald, so that he could move to Sonoma Valley. He attended the University of the Pacific where he was a member of Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity. Squire currently resides with his wife, Suzy, at Glen Ellen (in the Sonoma Valley region of that state) where they have operated the GlenLyon Vineyards and Winery since 1989. Squire and Suzy (a professional dancer and dance teacher for many years) have one daughter, Lexy, who is pursuing an acting career in New York City.
- Squire Fridell at the Internet Movie Database