Gene Reynolds

American actor, producer, writer, director (1923-2020)

Gene Reynolds (April 4, 1923 – February 3, 2020) was an American actor turned award-winning television writer, director, and producer.[1] He was one of the producers of the popular TV series M*A*S*H.

Gene Reynolds
Eugene Reynolds Blumenthal

(1923-04-04)April 4, 1923
DiedFebruary 3, 2020(2020-02-03) (aged 96)
Burbank, California, United States
OccupationActor, producer, writer and director
Years active1934–99
Spouse(s)Bonnie Jones
(1967-76; divorced)
Ann Sweeny
(1979-present; 1 son)
Awards2 Primetime Emmy Awards
2 Directors Guild Awards
Writers Guild of America Award

Reynolds appeared in In Old Chicago (1937), Captains Courageous (1937), Love Finds Andy Hardy (1938), Boys Town (1938), [Of Human Hearts] film (1938) by Clarence Brown with Walter Houston and James Stewart]They Shall Have Music (1939), Santa Fe Trail (1940), Eagle Squadron (1942) and The Country Girl (1954) and on television series like I Love Lucy, Armstrong Circle Theatre, Whirlybirds, and Hallmark Hall of Fame.

Reynolds died of heart failure on February 3, 2020 at a hospital in Burbank, California at the age of 96.[2]

References Edit

  1. "Archive of American Television Interview with Gene Reynolds, Chapter 1". Archive of American Television. August 22, 2000. Retrieved November 8, 2011.
  2. Haefner, Laura (February 4, 2020). "Gene Reynolds, Co-Creator of 'MASH,' Dies at 96". Variety. Retrieved February 4, 2020.

Other websites Edit

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