David Ogden Stiers, “M*A*S*H” Star, Dead at 75

(From CBS News)

David Ogden Stiers, who was nominated for two Emmys for his role as Major Charles Emerson Winchester III on “M*A*S*H,” has died, his talent agency confirmed Saturday. He was 75.

The actor had battled bladder cancer, according to his talent agency. He died at home in Newport, Oregon.

In addition to playing the aristocratic Maj. Charles Winchester III on “M*A*S*H” beginning in its sixth season, replacing Larry Linville after he left the series. Stiers’ character, while arrogant, also showed an empathy and wit his predecessor lacked.

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