Ted Gehring made two guest appearances on M*A*S*H, in the episodes "The Incubator" and "None Like it Hot".
|Birthname||Theodore Edwin Gehring|
|Born:||April 6, 1929|
|Birthplace||Bisbee, Arizona, U.S.|
|Died:||September 28, 2000(aged 71)|
|Deathplace||Steeleville, Missouri, U.S.|
|Spouse(s):||Barbara Coates, 1960-1975 (divorced)|
|Related to:||2 children|
|Character played:||Major Arnold Morris in "The Incubator" (Season 2) |
Sergeant Rhoden in "None Like it Hot" (Season 7)
Ted Gehring (April 6, 1929—September 28, 2000) was an American character actor. He made two guest appearance on M*A*S*H; first as Major Arnold Morris in the episode "The Incubator" in Season 2, then as Sergeant Rhoden in the Season 7 episode titled "None Like it Hot".
Gehring's extensive career in minor and supporting television roles began with the TV western, The Big Valley in 1965. Gehring's versatility in authority and antagonist roles, in addition to his gruff, sanguine appearance, provided him many other television guest roles in many genres, from westerns, science fiction, comedies, detective stories, spy stories, fantasy and more.
Gehring appeared in many popular shows such as Star Trek ("Assignment: Earth"), Gunsmoke, B.J. and the Bear (created by Star Trek: TOS executive producer Glen A. Larson), M*A*S*H, The Rockford Files, The A-Team, and another Glen Larson show, The Fall Guy.
Gehring appeared in several TV miniseries, movies, and theatrical motion pictures, including The Legend of the Lone Ranger (1981), The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again, Roots: The Next Generation, and as an auctioneer in the 1985 film, Murphy's Romance.
Gehring is one of the few actors who have appeared in both the original Battlestar Galactica and its spin-off, Galactica 1980. Gehring also appeared as Croad in the Star Trek: TOS episode, "The Long Patrol", and was also a sheriff in the Galactica 1980 episode, "Galactica Discovers Earth, Part II".
Family, personal life and deathEdit
Gehring married Barbara Coates on October 31, 1960, they divorced on June 15, 1975; they had two children. He died in 2000 in Steelville, Missouri. He was interred and is buried at Fairview Cemetery in Crawford County, Missouri.