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Loretta Swit

Loretta Swit, an American actress, was born on November 4, 1937 in Passaic, New Jersey. Starting in 1972, she played the character of Major Margaret Hot Lips Houlihan in the television series M*A*S*H.

In 1981 Swit played the Cagney role in the movie pilot for the television series Cagney and Lacey.

It is said that Jim Henson found in her the inspiration for the Muppet character Miss Piggy.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2004.

Loretta Swit Facts

BirthdayNovember 4, 1937 (85)
BirthplacePassaic, New Jersey, USA
Height5' 6" (1m68)  How tall is Loretta Swit compared to you?

Selected Filmography

M*A*S*H: The Complete Series + Movie
The Execution
Dirty Mary Crazy Larry / Race With The Devil
A Killer Among Friends
M*a*s*h: Complete Collection
Cagney & Lacey//The Lost Episodes//Plus Four Movies/The Return/Together Again/View Through The Glass Ceiling/True Conviction//Includes The Pilot Featuring Loretta Swit
Race with the Devil
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