1 / 14


Forty years ago, on Sept. 17, 1972, a TV show about an army surgical hospital premiered. Although it had been based on a popular movie, many wondered if a dramedy about war would be successful. It was slow going in the first season, but "M*A*S*H" gained a devoted audience and became one of the most beloved and longest-running series in history.

"M*A*S*H" went on to win 14 Emmy Awards and eight Golden Globes, and fans came to love the camaraderie between Hawkeye, B.J., Frank, Hot Lips, Klinger, Radar, Colonel Potter, and the rest of the gang at the 4077th. But what has become of the actors who created these TV icons? Here's a rundown.

'M*A*S*H': Where Are They Now?

What has become of the actors on "M*A*S*H"? Click through this gallery to find out. — Amy and Nancy Harrington, Yahoo! Contributor Network