Character actor David Ogden Steirs has died

Character actor David Ogden Steirs has died

Character actor David Ogden Steirs has died

He died "peacefully at his home in Newport, Oregon after a courageous battle with bladder cancer", the MKS Talent Agency tweeted.

"My dear friend and client of 30 years is gone", representative Mitchell Stubbs of Mitchell K. Stubbs & Associates said in a statement to The Hollywood Reporter Saturday.

Stiers' had been battling bladder cancer.

As well as becoming a well-known face on TV in the 70s and 80s, The Emmy-nominated actor also provided the the voice of a number of classic Disney characters including Beauty And The Beast's Cogsworth, Governor Ratcliffe and Wiggins in "Pocahontas" and Jumba in "Lilo and Stitch".

Indeed, it was his voice that earned him his first screen credit - as the announcer in George Lucas' 1971 film "THX 1138".

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On "M*A*S*H", Stiers' Maj.

Stiers was also known for the eight Perry Mason TV movies he made between 1986-88, and more recently he had recurred on the series "The Dead Zone" from 2002-07. Winchester, alike many of Stiers' characters, was a most beloved one and many fans have taken to Twitter to show just how much the great actor meant to them. I wish people could know the attractive heart that he had. But his role as the stuffy but sympathetic Charles Winchester III in "M*A*S*H" cemented his reputation as an actor of comedic and dramatic range.

"Without it I don't think I would even be an actor".

He joined the cast in its sixth season, replacing Larry Linville's character Frank Burns, and playing a snobbish surgeon who acted as straight man and foil to the cast's practical jokers.

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