Born February 6, 1939
St. Paul Minnesota USA
The Six Million Dollar Man – The Pioneers
After being discharged from the Marines and having worked as private investigator for a couple of years, Mike decided to pursue a career as an actor. He began with small parts in films like “The Graduate” and “The Americanization of Emily”.
His bit parts on TV-shows landed him in the soap “Days of Our Lives”, where he starred as Scott Banning for two years. His part in “Days” was followed by leading roles in two series: “The Interns” and “The Man and The City”. Mike Farrell is most famous for his part as Captain B.J. Hunnicutt in the ever popular TV-series M*A*S*H. His eight years with the series encouraged him both to write and direct several episodes, earning him nominations for the Director’s Guild and Emmy Awards.
In 1996 Mike received the Valentine Davies Award. An award presented by the Writers Guild of America to: “those whose contribution to the entertainment industry and the community-at-large have brought dignity and honor to writers everywhere.”