NEW YORK (AP) — The actress who played Nurse Kellye Yamato on “M-A-S-H’ has died.
Kellye Nakahara Wallett was 72 and died at her home in Pasadena, California.READ MORE: UPDATE: 2-Alarm Fire Erupts At San Francisco Residential Hotel; One Resident Injured; Blaze Contained
“M-A-S-H,” the acclaimed sitcom set during the Korean War, ran from 1972-83. Nurse Kellye carries a secret crush on the show’s major character, the womanizing surgeon Hawkeye Pierce, played by Alan Alda.READ MORE: Albany Business District Sees Renewed Signs of Life as COVID Reopening Nears
In a memorable scene, Kellye reveals her feelings, scolding Hawkeye for having his “eyes … on every nurse” except her.
Wallet’s other acting credits included the films “Clue” and “She’s Having a Baby.”MORE NEWS: Pandemic Provided Novato Shop Owner Lessons in Business and Life
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