Yes, I know, and yes, I do.
What a lot of folks forget is that, using his birth name, Jameel Farah, he was in the 1950s classic "The Blackboard Jungle." He also had roles in several other great movies of the '50s and '60s, including "The Greatest Story Ever Told."
His real name is Jameel Farah, and just like his M*A*S*H" character, he is of Lebanese descent and is from Toledo, Ohio. In fact, there is a park named after him in his hometown.