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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While watching a re run today of M*A*S*H*, with my husband we googled this extremely talented man.
Reading the different comments by his admirer's made us cry.
Yet the joy of watching his acting gave us a huge smile.
He was a huge supporter of our local theater here in Newport OR.
Continuously giving his insights as well as problem solving skills to any situation that he observed.
Time hasn't healed the pain of losing him yet knowing so many loved him and admired...

I wanted to add my own post since David came to mind today April 20, 2019. I've been thinking about the people who have made a positive impact throughout my life . I became a fan when as a teen spotted the most amazing pair of blue eyes I d ever seen watching that army show way back when . I would search TV Guide for his name , (no internet), hoping to find an appearance in a tv show/ movie. Watched all of them. I'm still a fan 40+ years later. My favorite actor, he touched my heart, made...

Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always.

Mr. David Ogden Stiers, I just want to say thank you for giving me a lifetime of wonderful childhood memories. Over the years I have enjoyed watching you in many Disney movies but there are a couple I hold especially dear to my heart. Your spirit will live on forever in your vast body of work and every time I hear your voice I'll think of you and know that you're resting eternally in heaven. You're irreplaceable and the world has lost someone truly special in more ways than one. Rest in peace.

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