Jamie Farr
Name: Jamie Joseph Farr
Born: July 1, 1934
Occupation: Actor
Years active: 1955-present
Known for: playing Maxwell Q. Klinger from M*A*S*H
Jamie Farr (born Jameel Joseph Farah, July 1, 1934) is an American television, film, and theater actor. He is best known for having played the role of cross-dressing Corporal (later Sergeant) Maxwell Q. Klinger in the CBS television sitcom M*A*S*H and its short-lived spin-off AfterMASH and he had appeared in numerous television game shows. At one time, he was given a chance to host his own game show called Oddball, but it didn't sell. But he did however sub for Tom Kennedy on NBC's Wordplay. Jamie even played a game show host in the 1984 film For Love or Money which also starred Buck Rogers star Gil Gerard and Bob Newhart's Suzanne Pleshete (the real life wife of the late game show guest star Tom Poston).

Shows HostedEdit

Oddball (1986 pilot)
Double Up (pilot)
Wordplay (sub-host)
The Real Match Game Story: Behind the Blank (as narrator)

Shows AppearedEdit


The Gong Show
Hollywood Squares
The Cross-Wits
Super Password
The (New) $25,000/$100,000 Pyramid
Body Language
Hot Potato
Relatively Speaking



His Official Site