M*A*S*H star Gary Burghoff, better known to millions of fans as Radar O’Reilly, is allegedly living alone at RV parks. Burghoff, 69, is supposedly currently residing at the Crystal River RV Park. The man who once delighted the massive audience the iconic television show demanded, not reportedly enjoys a much quieter existence.
Gary Burghoff is rumored to spend his days taking his dog on long hikes through the woods and riding around on his motor scooter. The Radar O’Reilly actor reportedly loves to fish and has been enjoying the hobby since he was a toddler.
Although the M*A*S*H star supposedly spends most of his time at an RV park, his abode decision is dictated by choice and not finances. Burghoff also owns a traditional home in Connecticut but loves traveling around America in his motorhome more than anything else.
The popular M*A*S*H character, who often played the foil to Alan Alda’s Hawkeye character, left the series during its seventh season. Gary Burghoff was “burnt out” and was embroiled in a messy divorce from his wife Janet Gayle when the decision to exit was made.
The popular television series ran from 1972 to 1983. The show won eight Golden Globe awards and garnered 131 nominations and 45 other wins from various awards organizations.
An excerpt from Gary Burghoff’s book, M*A*S*H and Back reads:
“My frequent snits and outbursts on the set were inevitably and instantly followed by guilt feelings over what I’d just said or done.”
The 2009 released book also details the actor’s bout with depression during filming on his last season of M*A*S*H. Gary Burghoff married again, but that union was unsuccessful as well. The actor reprised his role of Walter Eugene Radar O’Reilly in he After M*A*S*H television episodes. Burghoff also starred in the television short, W*A*L*T*E*R as Radar O’Reilly.
Gary Burghoff appeared in several episodes of both The Love Boat and Fantasy Island. The M*A*S*H star also has several film credits under his belt.
What do you think about the M*A*S*H star’s decision to live a quiet and unassuming life surrounded by nature the RV parks of America?