Alan Alda

The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation Presents



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Larry Auerbach

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Larry Auerbach on representing Alan Alda
Larry Auerbach on the final episode of M*A*S*H: "Goodbye, Farewell, and Amen"

Barbara Feldon with Emerson College

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Barbara Feldon on off-camera and on-camera relationships and the factory atmosphere in Hollywood

Walter Dishell

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Walter Dishell on working with Alan Alda on M*A*S*H
Walter Dishell on co-writing the M*A*S*H episode "Life Time" with Alan Alda

Charles Dubin

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Charles S. Dubin on directing Alan Alda as "Hawkeye Pierce" on M*A*S*H

Jamie Farr

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Jamie Farr on Larry Gelbart and Gene Reynolds wanting to make a TV show of M*A*S*H
Jamie Farr on working with Alan Alda ("Hawkeye") on M*A*S*H

Larry Gelbart

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Larry Gelbart on meeting with Alan Alda who wanted to make sure M*A*S*H wasn't going to be another wacky Army show, and his commitment to the series
Larry Gelbart on Alan Alda's committment to his role on M*A*S*H and how he would show what he wanted rather than argue a point
Larry Gelbart on Alan Alda as the perfect extension to his own writing sensibilities

Walter E. Grauman

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Director Walter Grauman on the Naked City episode "Hold for Gloria Christmas," recalling it for early appearances by Alan Alda and Jessica Walter, as well as for writer "Joel Carpenter" who he discovered was blacklisted Arnold Manoff's pseudonym

Buck Henry

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Buck Henry on Alan Alda's appearances on That Was the Week That Was; on his improvisational skills

Eddie Foy III

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Eddie Foy III on casting Alan Alda in the pilot for M*A*S*H

David Isaacs

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Ken Levine and David Isaacs on "Hawkeye Pierce," played by Alan Alda, and "Max Klinger," played by Jamie Farr, being their favorite M*A*S*H characters to write for

Perry Lafferty

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Perry Lafferty on Alan Alda

Ken Levine

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Ken Levine and David Isaacs on "Hawkeye Pierce," played by Alan Alda, and "Max Klinger," played by Jamie Farr, being their favorite M*A*S*H  characters to write for

Burt Metcalfe

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Burt Metcalfe on Alan Alda's contributions to M*A*S*H

Harry Morgan

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Harry Morgan on Alan Alda

Gene Reynolds

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Gene Reynolds on casting Alan Alda as "Hawkeye Pierce" on M*A*S*H
Gene Reynolds on what Alan Alda brought to M*A*S*H

William Self

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William Self on the cast departures from M*A*S*H, and on Alan Alda's increasing role as the show went on

Jack Shea

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Jack Shea on working with Alan Alda

Bob Stewart

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Producer Bob Stewart on his panel show Personality (which Alan Alda was up for hosting)

Stanford Tischler

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Stanford Tischler on working with M*A*S*H star Alda Alda

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