In this special interview, Overdrive sits down with actor, serial entrepreneur and author Wayne Rogers to discuss the importance of creativity, the value of show business, and how lacking experience in business can be a good thing.
While you are widely known for your work as an actor, including your role as Trapper John on the now-classic TV series, M*A*S*H, you have had a rewarding career beyond show business. Would you share a few highlights?
“Over the past four decades, I have been a founding shareholder in six banks, produced movies and Broadway plays, managed the finances and investments of others, and served on the boards of several companies. I have developed residential, commercial, and office real estate in five states. I have co-owned a convenience store chain, a film distribution company, a vineyard, a restaurant, and a hotel or two.