David Ogden Stiers

American actor (1942–2018)

David Allen Ogden Stiers (October 31, 1942 – March 3, 2018) was an American actor, comedian, conductor, director, musician, singer and voice artist. He was most famous for his role as Charles Emerson Winchester III in M*A*S*H. He also provided the voices in several Disney animated movies. This included playing Cogsworth in Beauty and the Beast, John Radcliffe in Pocahontas, and Jumba Jookiba in the Lilo & Stitch franchise.

David Ogden Stiers
Stiers in 1977
David Allen Ogden Stiers

(1942-10-31)October 31, 1942
DiedMarch 3, 2018(2018-03-03) (aged 75)
Cause of deathBladder cancer
EducationJuilliard School
Occupation(s)Actor, comedian, conductor, director, musician, singer, voice artist
Years active1971–2011
Height6'4" (1.93m)
Political partyDemocratic

He also played the voice of Escher in the Myst V (End of Ages) video game.

Early life change

Stiers was born in Peoria, Illinois on October 31, 1942.[1] He attended Urbana High School at the same time as Roger Ebert.[2] He went to Eugene, Oregon, where he graduated from North Eugene High School and attended the University of Oregon.[3]

Personal life change

Stiers was openly gay.[4][5] He was a Democrat.[6]

Death change

On March 3, 2018, Stiers died at his home in Newport, Oregon of bladder cancer-related complications at the age of 75.[7]

Filmography change

Film change

Year Title Role Director(s) Notes
1991 Beauty and the Beast Cogsworth Don Hahn
Gary Trousdale
1995 Pocahontas Governor Ratcliffe and Wiggins Mike Gabriel
Eric Goldberg
1996 The Hunchback of Notre Dame Archdeacon Don Hahn
Gary Trousdale
1997 Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas Cogsworth Andy Knight Direct-to-video
1998 Belle's Magical World Cullen Blaine
Dale Case
Daniel de la Vega
Barbara Dourmashkin
Bob Kline
Burt Medall
Mitch Rochon
Pocahontas II: Journey to a New World Governor Ratcliffe Tom Ellery
Bradley Raymond
1999 Toy Story 2 Bullseye John Lasseter
2001 Atlantis: The Lost Empire Fenton Q. Harcourt Don Hahn
Gary Trousdale
Spirited Away Kamaji Hayao Miyazaki 2002 Disney release
2002 Lilo & Stitch Dr. Jumba Jookiba Chris Sanders
Dean DeBlois

Television change

Year Title Role Notes
2000 The Wild Thornberrys Karroo Episode: "Luck Be an Aye-Aye"
2001-2002 House of Mouse Cogsworth 3 episodes

References change

  1. "Film Reference bio".
  2. "David Ogden Stiers Unofficial website – David Ogden Stiers Fan Tribute site".
  3. "Five Questions With David Ogden Stiers". USA Network. Archived from the original on November 3, 2005.
  4. "'M*A*S*H' Star David Ogden Stiers Reveals He's Gay". ABC News.com. May 6, 2009. Retrieved October 5, 2013.
  5. Bergan, Ronald (2018-03-11). "David Ogden Stiers obituary". the Guardian. Retrieved 2018-09-27.
  6. "David Ogden Stairs". Celebrity NetWealth.com. Archived from the original on January 8, 2013. Retrieved October 5, 2013.
  7. Campuzano, Eder. "David Ogden Stiers, 'M*A*S*H*' star and Newport resident, dies at 75". The Oregonian. Retrieved February 3, 2018.

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