Special Report

Famous Actors Who Served in the US Military

Source: Courtesy of Warner Bros.

Moses Gunn
> Drafted in: 1954 (Army)
> Military experience: Served for three years in Germany; details unknown.
> Best known for: “Shaft,” “Heartbreak Ridge,” “Ragtime,” and “Rollerball”

Source: Courtesy of Warner Bros.

Morgan Freeman
> Enlisted in: 1955 (Air Force)
> Military experience: Worked as a radar repairman; discharged as an airman first class
> Best known for: “Driving Miss Daisy,” “The Shawshank Redemption,” “Se7en”

Source: Courtesy of 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

Alan Alda
> Enlisted in: 1956 (Army Reserve)
> Military experience: Served at Fort Benning; then spent six months as a gunnery officer in Korea
> Best known for: “M.A.S.H.,” “The Four Seasons,” “Crimes and Misdemeanors”

Source: Courtesy of Paramount Pictures

Gene Wilder
> Drafted in: 1956 (Army)
> Military experience: Joined the medical corps; served as paramedic at Valley Forge Army Hospital
> Best known for: “Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory,” “Blazing Saddles,” “Young Frankenstein”

Source: Courtesy of CBS

Chuck Norris
> Enlisted in: 1957 (Air Force)
> Military experience: Served as an Air Policeman in South Korea and California
> Best known for: “Way of the Dragon,” “Walker, Texas Ranger”

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