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He Will Be Missed! Fans Pay Tributes To ‘MASH’ Creator Gene Reynolds Who Passed Away At 96

Date February 5, 2020 15:12

Fans pay tributes to a great actor and MASH creator Gene Reynolds who passed away earlier this week. What a tragic loss!

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Gene Reynolds: ‘Mash’ and family life

  • Gene Reynolds was a talented actor, best-known for his roles in Boys Town and Captains Courageous.
  • However, the Hollywood community mostly knew Gene Reynolds as a successful TV producer and co-creator of the iconic series MASH.
  • Reynolds was married twice. Both his wives made guest appearances in MASH.
  • Gene and his second wife Ann Sweeny had son Andrew together.

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Gene Reynolds’ demise: fans send prayers

Gene Reynolds died on February 3 from heart failure. He was 96 years old. The sad news was announced by his niece. Reynolds spent the last days of his life in a hospital in California.

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Following the tragic news, numerous fans commemorated late Gene Reynolds with touching tributes.

Alan Alda talks about Gene Reynolds

One of the MASH stars, actor Alan Alda, once said about his work with Gene Reynolds in the series:

He is a really brilliant guy… very modest and very workman-like… He is the one who put us all together.

Dr. Walter Dishell who served as a medical consultant on MASH also has only the warmest words to say about Gene Reynolds.

Dishell said:

He just did his job and did it well! He was very creative and very funny.

Walter opened up about what he learned from Gene after co-working on the show together:

If you don’t create real characters, nobody is going to believe your show. It was very important to him.

Considering the huge success of MASH over the years, we can say for sure that Gene Reynolds definitely knew what he was talking about and he did his job in the best way he could.

Our deepest condolences to Gene Reynolds’ family! It must be so hard for them to stay without their beloved husband and father. Gene Reynolds was a great person and his legacy would keep living!

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