She was best known for playing Lt. Nurse Kellye Yamato on the hit TV show.
Thanks to @mattrett for posting this wonderful #KellyeNakahara scene from the final episode of #MASH. Nakahara is gone too soon but her presence is so deeply ingrained in the American cultural consciousness that she’ll surely be with us forever. RIP https://t.co/Tn06XPtlpu
— Chuck Wilson (@ChuckWilsonLA) February 18, 2020
I just found out that Kellye Nakahara died. She was one of my favorite characters on MASH and anytime I'd see her in something else, it was like running into your cousin you were raised with but haven't seen in years. You will be missed ,Kellye.
— Mildred Knickerbocke (@mildredknocker) February 18, 2020
I'm so sorry to hear about Kellye Nakahara
I loved her on #MASH growing up!
Watched #NYPDBlue Ep. 4.20 last night & was surprised to see her playing the after-hours cleaning woman-grateful that reminded me of her wonderfulness before today's sad news broke#ThankYouNurseKellye pic.twitter.com/LGBlPbKPdU
— KFisch (@KFisch4) February 18, 2020
RIP Kellye Nakahara.
Quite rightly remembered as Lt. Nurse across M*A*S*H series.
But if you love CLUE like me, then yep she was the Cook!
Thanks to her we all found the secret passage from the kitchen to the study.
(Killed by 2 different characters depending on which ending) pic.twitter.com/ygc63RA8we
— Rhett Bartlett (@dialmformovies) February 17, 2020
Sorry to hear. Kellye was on the show from the 1st year to the last, originally as an extra. Alan Alda even wrote an episode ("Hey, Look Me Over", 1982) in which she took centre stage. RIP.
'M*A*S*H' Star Kellye Nakahara Dead at 72 https://t.co/gtr7jTNQ3C
— Latte Larry's (@Dene71) February 17, 2020
— Classic MASH (@ClassicMASH) February 18, 2020
— Patton Oswalt (@pattonoswalt) February 18, 2020