Jamie Farr (born July 1, 1934) is an American actor of Lebanese descent. He is best known for his role as Corp./later Sgt. Maxwell Q. Klinger on the 1970s TV show, M*A*S*H. His real name is Jameel Joseph Farha and he was born in Toledo, Ohio.

Jamie Farr in 2012

Farr also appeared in movies like The Blackboard Jungle (1955) and The Cannonball Run (1980), was a regular "celebrity judge" on The Gong Show and has a golf tournament named after him.[1]


  1. "JAMIE FARR". Retrieved 2010-01-23.