Wayne Rogers was a famous American television and movie actor, screenwriter, film producer, television producer. Wayne Rogers is most renowned for playing the role of Captain ‘Trapper’ John McIntyre in ‘M*A*S*H’ (CBS network television series). After making a successful career as an investor, financial advisor, money manager, Wayne Rogers appeared regularly as a panel member on the Fox News Channel’s stock investment show called ‘Cashin’. Continue reading to find the net worth of Wayne Rogers as of 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
Wayne Rogers was born on 7th April 1933 in Birmingham in Alabama in the US. Wayne Roger’s full name is William Wayne McMillan Rogers III. Wayne Rogers studied at Ramsay High School, Birmingham. He graduated from The Webb School in Bell Buckle, Tennessee. Later, in 1954, Wayne Rogers graduated with a History degree from Princeton University, New Jersey. He was a member of the Princeton Triangle Club and the eating club Tiger Inn.
Wayne Rogers served in the United States Navy for a few years. Wayne Rogers attended The Neighbourhood Playhouse School of the Theatre, New York City, to learn acting. Following, Wayne Rogers commenced his profession as an actor.
In 1960, Wayne Rogers and Mitzi McWhorter, the actress, got married. They have two children named William Rogers IV and Laura Rogers. After 23 years of marriage in 1983, the couple divorced. Again, in 1988 Wayne Roger married Amy Hirsh.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
In 1959, Wayne Rogers enacted Slim Davis on the television series, ‘Search for Tomorrow.’ Wayne Rogers played a role in ‘Odds Against Tomorrow.’ He got nominated for the Best Film Promoting International Understanding of a Golden Globe Award (1960). Wayne Rogers was in a short supporting role in the movie, 1967s ‘Cool Hand Luke’. Also, he enacted in the movie, ‘Doomsday Machine.’
Wayne Rogers appeared in television series including ‘Gunsmoke,’ ‘Search for Tomorrow,’ ‘Stagecoach West,’ ‘The F.B.I.,’ and ‘The Invaders.’ Eventually, in 1972, Wayne Roger started playing the major role of Trapper John in the popular television series, ‘M*A*S*H.’ Originally, he had auditioned for Hawkeye Pierce but, later preferred acting as Trapper John. In 1975, after three seasons, Wayne Rogers left the show.
In 1986, Wayne Rogers became appointed for hosting the CBS network’s television series called ‘High Risk.’ Also, Wayne Rogers played the role of Walter Duncan in the movie, ‘Race Against the Harvest’ (1987). Following, Wayne Rogers appeared in ‘Attack on Terror: The FBI vs. the Ku Klux Klan’, ‘City of Angels’, ‘Ghosts of Mississippi’, ‘Gomer Pyle’, ‘Gunsmoke’, ‘Have Gun Will Travel’, ‘House Calls’, ‘Murder, She Wrote’, ‘The Invaders’, ‘The F.B.I.’, ‘Combat!’, ‘The Fugitive’, and ‘U.S.M.C.’. Wayne Roger got his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame (2005). Wayne Rogers appeared as a guest in shows like ‘Diagnosis Murder’ and Walt Disney’s ‘World of Color.’
Net Worth & Earnings:
The estimated net worth of Wayne Rogers is $75 million. Most of his wealth he earned from appearing on television series and big screen movies. Wayne Rogers is most famous for his role as Captain ‘Trapper’ John McIntyre in ‘M*A*S*H’ (CBS network television series).
In his later years, Wayne Rogers excelled as an investor, financial advisor, and money manager. He served as a panel member on the Fox News Channel’s stock investment, ‘Cashin’. Also, he appeared for the Fox Business Network to discuss the latest market trends and more.
Wayne Rogers regularly appeared on the Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network to share his advice on stock investments. Also, he discussed the latest financial trends. Wayne Rogers owned his firm called ‘Wayne M. Rogers investment.’ Wayne Rogers served as a spokesman for Senior Home Loans. Also, Wayne Rogers was a board member of Vishay Inter-technology, Inc. (2006). In 2015, at the age of 82, Wayne Rogers died of pneumonia.