M+A+S+H star Larry Linville dies

Apr 11, 2000 by Ian Evans

Larry Linville, who played the butt-of-all-jokes surgeon Major Frank Burns on M+A+S+H, died late on Monday at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. He was 60.

Larry had a cancerous lung removed two years and was readmitted to hospital on Sunday with complications from pneumonia.