Edward Winter
Biographical Information
Born June 3rd, 1937
Ventura, California, United States
Died March 8th, 2001
Los Angeles, California, United States
Productions Cabaret as Ernst Ludwig (original Broadway cast)
Clifford Bradshaw (understudy)
Promises, Promises as J.D. Sheldrake
Recordings Cabaret (original cast recording)
Vocal Type Tenor

Edward Winter was an American actor.


Born in Ventura, California, Winter began as a straight actor before becoming cast in his long-standing, popular role as Colonel Flagg in M*A*S*H. He also made guest appearances on The A Team and The Golden Girls.

He also appeared as a film actor and several voice projects, such as The Angry Beavers and Paddington Bear. Winter passed away in 2001.


Winter appeared in two stage musicals, both of which caused him to received Tony Award nominations for Best Supporting Actor, namely originating the roles of Ernst Ludwig in Cabaret and J.D. Sheldrake in Promises, Promises.


Cabaret (1966)(originated the role)Edit

  • Tomorrow Belongs to Me (reprise)(contains solo lines)
Clifford BradshawEdit
  • Perfectly Marvellous (duet)
  • Why Should I Wake Up? (solo)

Promises, Promises (1968)(originated the role)Edit

  • Our Little Secret (duet)
  • Wanting Things (solo)

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