Actor Ed Winter dies; played officer in 'MASH'

Published: Thursday, April 5 2001 10:55 a.m. MDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ed Winter, an actor who played paranoid CIA officer Col. Flagg on the television series "MASH," died March 8 of complications from Parkinson's disease. He was 63.

Winter's career spanned more than 30 years and included appearances in hundreds of television shows and dozens of films.

He made his Broadway debut in 1966, playing Ernest in the musical "Cabaret." He was nominated for a Tony Award for the role.

He also appeared in such movies as "A Change of Seasons," "The Buddy System" and "Porky's II."

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