Kellye Nakahara, who played Lt. Nurse Kellye on the iconic television show, 'MASH', has died after a battle with cancer. She was 72.
The actress died at home Sunday, he family announced today, after a short battle with cancer.
Incredibly, Kellye started out as a non-speaking extra on the show, where she played Nurse #1. But, she told The Hollywood Reporter before her death she was able to convince the show's creators, Gene Reynolds and Alan Alda, to give her a bigger role.