Born: November 4, 1937
Star sign: Scorpio
Height: 5' 6" (1.68 m)
Known for: M*A*S*H (1972), The Best Christmas Pageant Ever (1983), Freebie and the Bean (1974), Race with the Devil (1975)
Equally versatile at comedy and drama, Loretta Swit's parents, Polish immigrants who settled in Passaic, New Jersey, were not in favor of her making a stab at a show business career. Performing on stage from age 7, however, nothing and nobody could deter her. A natural singer who trained at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts before finding work...