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Kellye Nakahara M*A*S*H ” co-starring with Alan Alda, Loretta W, to remember the late actress

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Kellye Nakahara, co-star mourn her loss.

Nakahara died on Sunday at her home in Pasadena, Calif., after a short battle with cancer, a family source confirmed to Fox News. She was 72.

To be an actress, Nakahara star Kellye Yamato in the hit television series “M*A*S*H” during a period of 10 years, beginning in 1973 and ending with the series finale in 1983 and, according to IMDb.

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Actress Loretta W, and Kellye Nakahara from “M*A*S*H,” the TV Land Awards in 2009.
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In the next Nakahara was Loretta W, which provided Fox News as a comment in response to the death of her co-stars. W,, 82, named Nakahara is a “jewel, a treasure.”

“She is radiant with sparkle and grace, and joy,” said Watt, who played the role of Margaret “Hot Lips” Houlihan in the tv series. “In the light of her presence will be deeply and forever missed.”

Alan Alda, who starred as “Hawkeye” Pierce, will also be offered in a statement to Fox News.

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Alda said, “Nakahara was a wonderful person and a natural as an actor.”

With Alan Alda, and Kellye Nakahara at the 7th Annual TV Land Awards in 2009.
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“She started out as a background performer and has worked her way into playing the lead role in an episode that I wrote for her. She was adorable and brilliant in the part,” said Alda, 84. “But you couldn’t beat what she was like as a person, it’s more fun, and warmer, and friendlier than most of the people I’ve known. We found her on the “M*A*S*H,” and we are all devastated to learn that she is gone. Kelly was a sweetheart.”

Nakahara’s film credits are listed, in the year 1985, the murder-mystery “Clue” and 1998’s “Doctor Dolittle,” according to IMDb.

She was born in Oahu, Hawaii and moved to San Francisco as a young adult to have a career in the art world, TMZ reported.

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The outlet added that, in Nakahara, married in 1968 and have two children and two grandchildren.

Fox News’ Stephanie Nolasco contributed to this report.

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