Acting great Alan Alda has hailed Dundee as a “lovely, kind and personal” place during his first visit to the City of Discovery.
M*A*S*H was essential viewing in my house when I was a teenager in the late 1970s. Every week for 11 years, viewers faithfully tuned in to the black comedy about the medical team stationed at a fictional US mobile army surgical hospital during the Korean War.
Alan Alda is recognised across the world for his role as Captain Benjamin ‘Hawkeye’ Pierce of the 4077th M*A*S*H (mobile army surgical hospital) and as Republican senator and presidential nominee Arnold Vinick in the US drama West Wing.
Legendary actor Alan Alda is to receive an honorary degree from Dundee University.
Famed actor Alan Alda has given his support to Dundee University newly-opened Leverhulme Centre for Forensic Science.