Kellye Nakahara (born 1950 – February 16, 2020) was an American actress, best known for playing Nurse Kellye in 165 episodes of the television comedy M*A*S*H.
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Life and career
Nakahara was born on O‘ahu, Hawaii. Before becoming an actress, Nakahara moved from Hawai‘i to San Francisco to pursue a career in art. She married David Wallett, and moved to Los Angeles to try acting. Other than M*A*S*H, she has had small roles and guest spots on several other television shows, had a small part in the films Clue (1985) as Mrs. Ho, the domestic cook, and in 1996's Black Day Blue Night. She also played a labor and delivery nurse in the 1988 John Hughes film She's Having a Baby. Along with several other M*A*S*H cast members, she was a spokesperson for IBM.
After M*A*S*H Nakahara worked as an actress, as well as working as a watercolor artist who painted and exhibited under her married name, Kellye Wallett. She had two children.
Kellye passed away at home surrounded by friends and family. She had been fighting cancer.
Kellye Nakahara on IMDb
Interview with Kellye Nakahara
Kellye Wallett Studio
Interview with Kellye Nakahara April 3 2016 Nurse Kellye of M*A*S*H* NPR
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