David Ogden Stiers, known for his role as Major Charles Emerson Winchester III in the TV comedy series “M*A*S*H,” died Saturday.
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CelebNHealth247.com has the latest news on David Ogden Stiers, who passed away during Hollywood’s biggest weekend of the year.
We are sad to report that David Ogden Stiers passed away at home on March 3, 2018. He was surrounded by his family. David was only 75.
David Ogden Stiers agency representing him released the news via Twitter:
“I am very sad to report that David died this morning March 3, 2018 peacefully at his home in Newport, Oregon after a courageous battle with bladder cancer. His talent was only surpassed by his heart.”
Fellow M*A*S*H cast member Alan Alda remembers David, saying:
“David Ogden Stiers. I remember how you skateboarded to work every day down busy LA streets. How, once you glided into Stage 9, you were Winchester to your core. How gentle you were, how kind, except when devising the most vicious practical jokes. We love you, David. Goodbye.”
David Ogden Stiers Career:
According to reports, Ogden Stiers, who earned his first screen credit as the announcer in George Lucas’ 1971 film “THX 1138,” died “peacefully at his home in Newport, Oregon.”
He left behind and career of over 150 appearances in film, television, and video games. In the later years of his career he found himself doing voice work for some rather iconic characters in animation.
In the world of Disney, Stiers was known as the voice of Cogsworth in the animated Beauty and the Beast, Jumba in Lilo & Stich, and Governor Ratcliffe and Wiggins in Pocahontas. He is also known for his voice word in shows such as Regular Show, Justice League Unlimited, and The Wild Thornberrys. His career was plentiful, he continued working up to 2017 in the comedy film Neil Stryker and the Tyrant of Time and a TV Movie that starred Mischa Barton called The Joneses Unplugged.
RIP David Ogden Stiers