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Alan Alda, the Oscar-nominated actor and star of M*A*S*H has Parkinson's at 82, and was diagnosed 3 years ago:

https://www.mirror.co.uk/3am/celebrity-news/mash-star-alan-alda-reveals-13009189

 

Likely future deathlist entry, but he says it's not affecting his life yet.

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I am not sure about Parkinson picks. A lot of them survive for a long time (Michael J Fox, Muhammad Ali, Ottfried Fischer...)

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Aye, but he’s already 82 years old, which makes him a much better candidate than say Michael J Fox, though I don’t think Alda is going quite yet...

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10 minutes ago, Prophet said:

I am not sure about Parkinson picks.

 

Yep a shaky basis for selecting on your teams.;)

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I see him going in two to three years time. Seeing how long he lasts would be a good indication of how long Jesse jackson will last.

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Could become tycast as the guy in the horror movie who first spots the monster

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48 minutes ago, Spade_Cooley said:

Didn't know he had a podcast. Anyway, this week's episode is a M*A*S*H* cast reunion if you wanna keep tabs on their various health states. Turning up are Loretta Swit, Jamie Farr, Gary Burghoff and Mike Farrell.

 

I had a listen to that, thought they all sounded well to be honest. Loretta's mum lived until she was 106 I think so she has longevity on her side. Jamie, Mike and Alan are all still working. I don't know about Gary.

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On 31/07/2018 at 17:46, Prophet said:

I am not sure about Parkinson picks. A lot of them survive for a long time (Michael J Fox, Muhammad Ali, Ottfried Fischer...)

 

Boris's mum has had it 38 bloody years. 

 

 

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Alan sounds a bit doddery here, still has all his marbles though. Mike and Loretta sound great though.

 

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-mash-gang-confined-to-quarters/id1400082430?i=1000477252528

 

Jamie Farr sounds good here too, though he does make a few references to his age and mortality.  

 

https://mashmatterspodcast.com/ep40/

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15 minutes ago, Handrejka said:

Alan sounds a bit doddery here, still has all his marbles though. Mike and Loretta sound great though.

 

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-mash-gang-confined-to-quarters/id1400082430?i=1000477252528

 

Jamie Farr sounds good here too, though he does make a few references to his age and mortality.  

 

https://mashmatterspodcast.com/ep40/

 

 

Jamie Farr plans to avoid death by faking insanity!

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On 18/06/2020 at 20:12, maryportfuncity said:

 

 

Jamie Farr plans to avoid death by faking insanity!

Jamie Farr is now selling personalised video messages to fans for £83 on Cameo. So still mentally agile I assume. 

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11 minutes ago, Gooseberry Crumble said:

Jamie Farr is now selling personalised video messages to fans for £83 on Cameo. So still mentally agile I assume. 

 

He's still all there, check out the interview in my message above, but his age/mortality seems to be on his mind.   

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10 hours ago, Handrejka said:

 

He's still all there, check out the interview in my message above, but his age/mortality seems to be on his mind.   

 

So, having read his Wiki page a few interesting facts incl. 

 

He's wearing his own US Army dog tags in M.A.S.H. (because he genuinely served in Korea but only after the shooting was over)

 

He's the oldest (85) surviving regular cast member from the show. 

 

Seems fine atm, but also obitable for sure

 

 

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Jamie Farr is one of those whose death would produce a winner in the Silver Screen Deadpool.

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