"M*A*S*H"-er Dies

12/10/1997 AT 12:00 AM EST

Actor Larry Linville, 60, best known for his role as the petty Maj. Frank Burns on the '70s sitcom "M*A*S*H," died on Monday in New York (where he had been living) of complications of pneumonia. Linville had been suffering from cancer and lost a lung in 1998.

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