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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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

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...