Burton Denis ”Burt” Metcalfe was a Canadian-American film and television producer, director, screenwriter, and actor.
Metcalfe was born in Saskatoon, but grew up in Montreal and latterly in Los Angeles. In 1956, he was drafted as an enlisted man into the United States Navy, serving two years.
He was stationed at Ream Field, San Ysidro, California, where he held a public relations position.
Metcalfe acting as the lead during this period, working closely with some of his fellow enlisted comrades created the “Miss Angel” beauty contest.
Metcalfe was nominated 13 times for Primetime Emmy Awards for his work as a writer on the series M*A*S*H between 1975 and 1983.
He also served as the executive producer for the M*A*S*H 30th Anniversary Reunion Special, which aired on FOX in September 2002.
Burt Metcalfe First Wife: Who Is Toby H Richman?
Metcalfe was married to Toby Harry Shipman from 1961 to 1968 when they divorced before marrying his second wife Jan Jorden on December 31, 1979.
A little is known about Toby Harry Shipman.
Metcalfe passed away in Los Angeles on July 27, 2022, aged 87.