Loretta Jane Swit is an accomplished actress from America. She has predominantly acted in theater and television soaps. She lived in New Jersey. Swit is also a talented singer. She learned art at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts before entering stage shows. She initially, worked as a stenographer in Bloomfield.
Swit began her career in Hollywood by performing guest roles in many television series like Hawaii five-O, Gunsmoke, Mannix, Mission: Impossible, etc.
In 1972, Loretta Swit played a prominent role as Major Margaret in the popular television series M*A*S*H. The series, which started in the year 1972 and ended in the year 1983 consisted of eleven seasons and Loretta Swit, along with Alan Alda, Jamie Farr, and William Christopher was a part of all eleven seasons. Swit was awarded two Emmy Awards for her role in the series M*A*S*H.
Swit’s first theatrical debut was in the year 1967 with the team of the drama Any Wednesday. Same time, Next year; The Mystery of Edwin Drood; The Vagina Monologues are a few dramas to her credit.
To acknowledge her contributions to the Chicago theater, Swit was awarded the Sarah Siddons Award, in the year 1991.
Swit has also been a host in Discovery Channel for the show Those Incredible Animals. Her most recent appearance was on October 10, 2008. She was featured on GSN Live.
Swit turned into an author, by penning the book Needlepoint. Her love for animals has made her spend more time with them, resolving animal-oriented issues.
In the year 1983, Swit fell in love and got married to Dennis Holahan, who acted along with her in a small role in M*A*S*H. Sadly, their marriage got annulled, in the year 1995. Swit never married again and also do not have children.