Kellye Nakahara Wallett, who played Lt. Nurse Kellye Yamato on the hit sitcom "MAS*H," has died at 72 after a battle with cancer.
According to metv.com, it was her first acting role. She appeared in 167 episodes of the show over 10 years, from 1973 to the show's finale in 1983.
Originally from O'ahu, Nakahara moved to San Francisco, where she met her future husband, David Wallett. Wallett pushed her to try out acting.