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Kellye Nakahara

Kellye Nakahara American actress

American actress
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Quick Facts
Intro American actress
Was Actor Painter Television actor
From United States of America
Type Arts Film, Television, Stage and Radio
Gender female
Birth 1950, Oahu, USA
Death 16 February 2020, Pasadena, USA (aged 70 years)
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Biography

Kellye Nakahara (January 16, 1948 – February 16, 2020) was an American actress, best known for playing Nurse Kealani Kellye in 165 episodes of the television comedy M*A*S*H.

Life and career

Nakahara was born on Oahu, 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 continued to work 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.

Death

Nakahara died from cancer at her home in Pasadena, California on February 16, 2020, at age 72.

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https://www.thewrap.com/mash-actress-kellye-nakahara-dies-after-battle-with-cancer/
https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0619990/
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http://www.kellyesart.com/
https://www.npr.org/2016/04/03/472859133/nurse-kellye-of-m-a-s-h-still-gets-fan-mail-for-breakthrough-role
https://www.facebook.com/KellyeWallettStudio/photos/a.599297723437220/3044324048934563/?type=3&theater
https://d-nb.info/gnd/1061424618
https://viaf.org/viaf/311621092
https://www.worldcat.org/identities/containsVIAFID/311621092
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