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TV Diary: Saluting Loretta Swit

Sheryl Krieg
Sheryl Krieg
Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.The Associated Press
Monday, November 26, 2012 12:01 am
Actress Loretta Swit turned 75 on Nov. 4. Most notable for her portrayal of Maj. Margaret Houlihan on “M*A*S*H,” she is preparing to appear in the stage play “One November Yankee” with Harry Hamlin.In honor of Swit's birthday, here is a quiz about her. You can watch her at 6 p.m. weeknights on “M*A*S*H” on TVLand.

1. What was Houlihan's nickname on “M*A*S*H?”

2. She starred in which TV pilot about two women detectives?

3. She hosted which cable-TV wildlife series?

4. Swit was briefly married to this actor who made one guest appearance on “M*A*S*H.”

5. Swit received how many Emmy nominations? How many wins?

6. She co-starred in this 1979 TV movie about a baby's skeleton found in the ruins of a sorority house.

7. In one of her first starring roles, Swit played the classmate of which “Mission: Impossible” character?

8. She co-starred with Julie Andrews in this Blake Edwards film?

9. She wrote a book about what topic?

10. She co-starred with Peter Fonda in this 1975 film about two vacationing couples who witness a murder.

Answers: 1. Hot Lips. 2. “Cagney & Lacey.” 3. “Those Incredible Animals.” 4. Dennis Holahan. 5. Swit received 10 nominations for her work on “M*A*S*H” and won twice. 6. “Friendships, Secrets and Lies.” 7. Jim Phelps. 8. “S.O.B.” 9. Needlepoint. 10. “Race with the Devil.”

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