Mike Farrell
Mike Farrell
Real Name/Full Name Michael Joseph Farrell Jr.
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Mike Farrell
Birth Place: Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 6 February 1939
Age/How Old: 85 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 190 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 2″
Weight: In Kilograms – 80 Kg
In Pounds – 172 lbs
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Brown
Parents Name: Father –Michael Joseph Farrell
Mother – Agnes Sarah Farrell
Siblings:  N/A
School: West Hollywood Grammar School
College: N/A
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Aquaris
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Shelley Fabares (m. 1984- present)
Judy Farrell (m. 1963; div. 1983)
Kids/Children Name: Erin Farrell, Michael Farrell
Profession: Actor
Net Worth: $12 Million
Last Updated: April 2024

Michael is an American actor, who is famously known for his role on the television series M*A*S*H as Captain B.J Hunnicutt. He is also an activist and public speaker for various political causes. Farrell was a producer of Patch Adams and also starred in the television series Providence as from 1999 to 2002 and also appeared on Desperate Housewives on Milton Lang.

He had a role in the 10th episode of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and also AS Fred Jones in Supernatural. On the drama series in Sundance TV Network, Criminal The Red Road, he stared as a supporting casting member.

Well, how well do you know about Mike Farrell? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Mike Farrell’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Mike Farrell to date.

Biography and Early Life

Farrell was born in St. Paul, Minnesota.  His parents are Agnes Sarah Cosgrove and his father was Michael Joseph Farrell. At the age of two his family moved to Hollywood, California where his father worked as a movie studio carpenter.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Mike Farrell in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Mike Farrell’s age is 85 years old as of today’s date 20th April 2024 having been born on 6 February 1939. Though, he is 6′ 2″ in feet and inches and 190 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 172 lbs in Pound and 80kg in Kilograms.


Farrell started at West Hollywood Grammar School with Natalie Wood and later on graduated from Hollywood High School. As from 1957 to 1959, he served in the United States Marine Corps and he started working on various jobs before venturing into career as an actor.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Mike Farrell With Wife Shelley Fabares
Mike Farrell With Wife Shelley Fabares

Farrell married Judy Hayden, an actress in 1963 who was working as a high school English and drama teacher in Laguna Beach, California. They have two children together, Michael & Irin. They divorced in 1983. He married actress Shelley Fabares in 1984. He has been active in the Screen Actors Guild all through and elected first vice president of the Guild in Los Angeles where he served for 3 years.

Is Mike Farrell Gay?

Mike Farrell is Straight. He has been able to maintain his sexuality ever under his failed relationships. He has never shown interest in men or rather been associated with gay relationships.  He is neither gay nor bisexual.

Professional Career

In 1960s Farrell guest-starred in a few series that were notable roles like playing a young USFS ranger and in 1968, he originated the continuing role of Scott Banning in the NBC soap operas. In 1970, he starred as one of the Young Doctors in the CBS prime-time series. In 1970s he guests starred in the television drama and did a number of commercials as a spokesman among other products.

Farrell’s big break came in 1975 when unexpectedly departed M*A*S*H at the end of the third season and was quickly recruited for the newly created role. Farrell stayed with the series for its remaining eight years on air and during that time, he wrote 5 episodes and directed 4. He hosted several presents special and starred in a number of TV movies, which he co-produced. In 1999, Farrell was given the part of veterinarian Jim Hansen on the NBC-TV melodrama series Providence. He appeared in 64 of the 96 episodes.

Even before he was well known, Farrell was an activist for many political and social causes. He was co-chair of the California for 10 years, was on the board of advisors of the original and has been president for more than 10 years being the first person to be awarded its human rights Awards.

He received Humanitarian Awards in 2001, and narrated a public service campaign for them about animal abuse. In 1985, Farrell was in central America, helping refugees from the civil war. Farrell was present as an observer but was in his own words into assisting with the surgery of Nidia Diaz when the doctor said his help was needed.

The in-prison surgery was successful and Diaz went on to be one of the signatories of the peace treaty ending the war. In 2006 Farrell appeared with Jello Biafra and Keith Gordon in the documentary whose war, examining the U.S. role. He also serves on the advisory board of the Military Religious Freedom Foundation.

In 2016 after the US presidential election of Donald Trump, Mike appeared in a commercial to convince Republican electors to block Trump from becoming president by having 37 Electors changing their votes in the Electoral College from Trump to John Kasich.


He has received an Emmy Award for participating in M.A.S.H and also received Human Rights Awards for being a big advocate of human rights and justice.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Mike Farrell in 2024

Mike Farrell Net Worth
Mike Farrell Net Worth

As of 2024, Mike Farrell has an estimated net worth of $12 million. He has earned this massive income over the years as a director, actor as well as a producer. He is an active activist as well as a public speaker who has changed people’s life and opinion.

Farrell has achieved so much in his career life. He is a role model and a mentor to the upcoming generation and as an activist he has been very active in his activities and has also won several awards for his human right activism.


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