William Wayne McMillan Rogers III was born on April 7, 1933 in Birmingham, Alabama. He was best known for playing the role of Trapper John on the hit CBS series M*A*S*H from 1972-1975. He graduated from Princeton in 1954 with a History degree. In 2005, Rogers received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Rogers died on December 31, 2015 from complications with pneumonia. He had a wife and 2 children.