Walter Brooke, shown here in an episode of the NBC-TV western series "Bonanza", made a guest appearance as Gen. Lyle Weiskopf in the Season 7 M*A*S*H episode "Hot Lips is Back in Town".
|Born:||October 23, 1914|
|Birthplace:||New York City, New York, U.S.|
|Died||August 20, 1986(aged 71)|
|Death Location||Los Angeles, California, U.S.|
|Appeared on/Involved with:||M*A*S*H|
|Character/appeared as:||Major General Lyle Weiskopf|
|"Hot Lips is Back in Town"|
Walter Brooke (October 23, 1914 – August 20, 1986) appeared as Major General Lyle Weiskopf, a visiting general and old flame of Major Houlihan, in the Season 7 episode of M*A*S*H titled "Hot Lips is Back in Town". Brooke is best known for playing Mr. McGuire in The Graduate, where he said his famous line, "Plastics".
He is also remembered for playing district attorney Frank Scanlon in the television series The Green Hornet]]. Brooke also played several Naval officers a few times in the series McHale's Navy and an unnamed District Attorney in two episodes of Perry Mason: "The Case of the Floating Stones" in 1963, and "The Case of the Wrathful Wraith" in 1965. Brooke appeared on stage in the 1957 production of Hide and Seek at the Shubert Theatre in Washington, D.C.
Brooke died from emphysema on August 20, 1986, aged 71.
- ↑ NPR : The Graduate, Present at the Creation
- ↑ Classic TV Shows - Green Hornet, Van Williams, Bruce Lee
- ↑ The New York Times, August 24, 1986