Currently alive, at 79 years of age.
1936 – Born Alfonso Joseph D’Abruzzo in New York City on January 28, 1936.
1943 – Contracted polio at the age of seven.
1956 – Received his bachelor’s degree from Fordham University.
1957 – Joined the Army Reserve of the United States and served in Korea as a gunnery officer. Married Arlene Weiss.
1972-1983 – He starred in M*A*S*H, a television series. He was nominated for 21 Emmy Awards from which he won five awards.
1989 – Portrayed Lester in the movie, Crimes and Misdemeanors.
1996 – Portrayed Richard Schlicting in the movie, Flirting with Disaster.
2004 – Became a regular cast on the NBC program The West Wing.
2005 – Published his first round of memoirs, Never Have Your Dog Stuffed: and Other Things I’ve Learned.