Monster M*A*S*H
Don Eitner
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Don Eitner guest stars on the M*A*S*H TV series as Captain Stevens in the Season 5 opening episode "Bug Out".
Personal Information
Gender: Male
Born: (1934-11-29) November 29, 1934 (age 87)
Birthplace San Marino, California, U.S.
Television / Film Actor
Character information
Appeared on/in: M*A*S*H (TV series)
Episodes appeared in: Bug Out (Sesson 5)
Character(s) played: Captain Stevens

Donald "Don" Eitner (born November 29, 1934) makes a guest appearance on the M*A*S*H TV series as Captain Stevens in the Season 5 opening episode "Bug Out".

A veteran actor of both film and television, Don was active from the mid-late 1950s until the early/mid 1980s. His first work in television was playing a man named "Richards" in the "Who Is This Man?" episode of Science Fiction Theatre TV series in 1956.

Through the course of his Hollywood acting career, Eitner played larger roles in many television series and TV movies, including 12 O'Clock High, The Fugitive, Lost in Space, Mission: Impossible and Mannix, Columbo, The Rockford Files, M*A*S*H, Cannon and Dynasty, spanning four decades.

Selected filmography[]


Film Year Role
Kronos 1957 Weather operator
PSI Factor 1980 Unknown


Year Credit Episode Role
1956 Science Fiction Theatre Richards in the episode "Who Is This Man?"
1959 World of Giants Bit role in episode "Time Bomb"
1960 Men Into Space Major Ralph Denvers in episode "Mission to Mars"
1965-1967 The Fugitive (TV series) Various roles 3 episodes
1966 Star Trek Navigator in episode "Charlie X"
1967 The Invaders Webster / Navigator in episodes "Panic" and "Valley of the Shadow"
Lost In Space Sergeant Smith in episode "Flight Into the Future"
1968 Julia (TV Series) First Officer in episode "Sorry, Right Number"
1969-1970 That Girl (TV series) Various roles 3 episodes
1971 Ironside (TV Series) Police Sketch Artist (uncredited) in episode "The Priest Killer"
Mod Squad (TV Series) Doctor in episode "Welcome to Our City"
Lassie (TV Series) Bill in episode "The River"
1974 The Rockford Files Gerald Hyland in episode "Caledonia - It's Worth a Fortune!"
1977 M*A*S*H (TV series) Captain Stevens in episode "Bug Out"
Wonder Woman Dentist Last of the $2 Bills"
1982 Knots Landing Reese in episode "Encounters"
1983 The Powers of Matthew Star (TV series) in episode "Brain Drain"
1983-1984 Dyansty (TV series) Dr. Richard Winfield recurring role, 5 episodes
1985 International Airport Morgan TV movie

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