David Ogden-Stiers-Obituary

David Ogden Stiers

Oct 31, 1942 – Mar 3, 2018 (Age 75)


David Ogden Stiers, the actor best known to audiences as Major Charles Emerson Winchester III in "M*A*S*H*," died at his home in Newport, Ore. following a battle with bladder cancer, according to multiple news sources. He was 75. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.

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I loved you for a long time from afar, David. RIP.

A true thespian...gentle soul....as charles would say....thankyooo

a unique role in mash. wow he was so good at what he did. awesome clash between him and bj and hawkeye.

A massive loss of such a great talented man who worked tirelessly to entertain both on and off screen. Is greatly missed as far here as Australia. Thank you so sincerely Mr. Stiers. RIP.

I am so very sorry. Mr. Stiers, your wonderful acting helped me get over many despondent days- my husband was in the military and often absent. My girls now love the re-runs. May God bless the family. Sincerely, Barbara

RIP David, I love watching him not only in Mash and Murder She Wrote but also in Perry Mason as Mr. Restin. Such great talent, he will be surely missed

Mr Stiers' portrayal of Charles in the television program MASH was a role model for me growing up - he portrayed such refinement and evolution that as a child I emulated his character. I had written him a letter explaining how he inspired me to rise above humble beginnings, to be more than I would have been otherwise. I had no idea he was battling cancer. I had sent the letter him a few months prior to his death, I hope he received the letter and knew how much of a positive impact he was for...

It is with great sadness, and sorrow, to hear of a wonderful friend's death. We first met in Colorado Springs, Colorado (@ the Braodmoore Hotel where the Case of the Sinister Spirit was being filmed). Our friendship grew from there. I was young, and there at the Braodmoore World Arena training for an upcoming ice skating competition (Southwesterns). He gave me funds to buy new figure skating boots, which I did. The letter he wrote me inspired me further to go on to win a silver medal with my...

A true professional
Welcome sight in our home.
Always remembered.