M*A*S*H and Beauty and Beast star David Ogden Stiers dies aged 75

MASH star David Ogden Stiers dies aged 75 following battle with bladder cancer

David Ogden Stiers Dead: 'MASH' Star And Voice Of Beauty And The Beast's Cogsworth Dies, Aged 75

In addition, Stiers was the associate conductor for the Newport Symphony Orchestra in OR, and also guest-conducted more than 70 orchestras around the world.

Speaking on the death of his colleague, Mr Stubbs re-tweeted a message from the MKS Talent Agency account that said: 'I am very sad to report that David died this morning March 3, 2018 peacefully at his home in Newport, Oregon after a courageous battle with bladder cancer.

Stiers earned two Emmy nominations for his role on M*A*S*H as Major Charles Winchester III, a talented surgeon who filled the void left when Larry Linville's Frank Burns left the series. He also starred in several Woody Allen films, including "Shadows and Fog" and "Mighty Aphrodite", and was known for his voice-acting roles in such Disney films as "The Hunchback of Notre Dame", "Pocahontas", "Atlantis: The Lost Empire" and "Beauty and the Beast".

Actor David Ogden Stiers, best known for his role in the classic United States comedy * a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M*A*S*H_ (TV_series)" target="_blank" *'M*A*S*H', has died at the age of 75. Among his big-screen work, he may be most noted among '80s fans for his role as John Cusack's father in the cult-classic 1985 comedy Better Off Dead.

Stiers later had a successful career as a voice actor.

His earlier television credits include The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Kojak and Charlie's Angels.

Stiers is best known for playing U.S. Army Maj.

Stiers' character, while arrogant, also showed an empathy and wit his predecessor lacked. Charles Emerson Winchester III in M*A*S*H from 1977 to 1983.

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