Lynette Mettey
Lynette Mettey
Lynette Mettey appeared in various roles as different nurses on the M*A*S*H TV series from seasons 1-5.
Personal Information
Gender: Female
Born: (1943-04-04) April 4, 1943 (age 77)
Birthplace Tarrytown, New York, U.S.
Years active: 1970-1996
Character information
Appeared on/in: M*A*S*H TV series
Episodes appeared in: 6 from Seasons 1-4
Character(s) played: Various Nurses

Lynette Mettey (born April 4, 1943) is a prolific TV and voice actress with a long list of credits starting from a nurse character in Medical Center in 1970. She made appearances on shows as diverse as Hogan's Heroes, Marcus Welby, Kojak, The Rockford Files, The F.B.I., Banacek, Cannon, Trapper John M.D. She made 7 appearances as Quincy's girlfriend, Lee Potter, on the television show Quincy, M.E..[1] She had a recurring role in the short-live NBC comedy Fitz and Bones and also several appearances in the detective series Simon and Simon. She also acted in TV movies such as Sunday Drive. Lynette's other roles include parts in Heat of Anger (1972),[2] and Hawaii Five-O[3]

She also appeared in dozens of television commercials in the 1970s and 1980s, and she has lent her highly recognizable voice to hundreds of radio commercials.

Lynette appeared in various nurse roles in six episodes of the CBS-TV series M*A*S*H, first appearing as Lieutenant Nancy Griffin in "Sometimes You Hear the Bullet", and then last appearing as Nurse Able in "Some 38th Parallels" in Season 4 of the series.

Appearances on M*A*S*HEdit

Season Episode Role (as credited)  Notes
1 Sometimes You Hear the Bullet Lt. Nancy Griffin as Lynnette Mettey
1 Sticky Wicket Lt. Nancy Griffin as Lynnette Mettey
1 Ceasefire Lt. Nancy Griffin as Lynnette Mettey
2 Carry On, Hawkeye Nurse Sheila Anderson as Lynnette Mettey
3 The General Flipped at Dawn Nurse Baker as Lynnette Mettey
4 Some 38th Parallels Nurse Able


  1. Chance, Norman (2011) Who Was Who on TV vol III, Xlibris Corporation, ISBN 978-1-4568-2454-9, p. 85
  2. Holston, Kim (2009) Susan Hayward: Her Films and Life, McFarland & Co Ltd, ISBN 978-0-7864-4334-5, p. 185
  3. Rhodes, Karen (2007) Booking "Hawaii Five-O": An Episode Guide and Critical History of the 1968-1980 Television Detective Series, McFarland & Co Inc, ISBN 978-0-7864-3108-3, p. 139

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