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M*A*S*H actor David Ogden Stiers dies at 75

Entertainment Weekly logo Entertainment Weekly 2018-03-04 Breanne L. Heldman
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(Provided by The Washington Post)

M*A*S*H actor David Ogden Stiers died of cancer on Saturday, his agent confirmed. He was 75.

“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’ agent, Mitchell K. Stubbs tweeted. “His talent was only surpassed by his heart.”

David Ogden Stiers wearing a suit and tie © Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images Stiers earned two Emmy nominations for his role as Major Charles Winchester III, a talented surgeon who filled the void left when Larry Linville’s Frank Burns left the series. Stiers starred on the series from 1977 to 1983 and followed it with regular appearances on North and South, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Matlock, Touched by an Angel, and Frasier.

The actor had a prolific voice acting career which included the roles of Cogsworth in Beauty and the Beast and Jumba in Lilo & Stitch.

Also see: Most brilliant episodes of 'M*A*S*H' (Provided by Purple Clover)

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