David Ogden Stiers

Actor, Conductor
Three-time Emmy nominee David Ogden Stiers was walking-talking-acting-and singing proof of the benefits of classical theater training. Being in the right place at the right time did not hurt the TV veteran actor either ... Read more »
Born: 10/30/1942 in Peoria, Illinois, USA

Filmography

Actor (140)

Rizzoli & Isles 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Together Again for the First Time 2015 (Movie)

Max Frobisher (Actor)

The Stand-In 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

Regular Show 2010 - 2012 (Tv Show)

Voice

Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil 2011 (Movie)

Nicky Flippers (Voice)

Leverage 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

American Experience: George H.W. Bush 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Narrator

Frank Lloyd Wright's Buffalo 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

Narrator

Stargate: Atlantis 2006 - 2007 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Dead Zone 2002 - 2007 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Mormons 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

Narrator

John & Abigail Adams 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Narrator

Lady in the Water 2006 (Movie)

Narrator (Actor)

Hoodwinked 2005 (Movie)

Voice of Nicky Flippers (Actor)

Leroy & Stitch 2005 (Movie)

Voice of Jumba (Actor)

Ally McBeal 1976 - 1977, 1990 - 1993, 1995 - 1999, 2001 - 2004 (Tv Show)

Actor

Cybill 1976 - 1977, 1990 - 1993, 1995 - 1998, 2001 - 2004 (Tv Show)

Actor

Disney's Teacher's Pet 2004 (Movie)

Voice of Mr Jolly (Actor)

Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman 1976 - 1977, 1990 - 1991, 1996 - 1998, 2001 - 2004 (Tv Show)

Actor

Jack's Place 1976 - 1977, 1990 - 1993, 1996 - 1998, 2001 - 2004 (Tv Show)

Actor

Justice League 1976 - 1977, 1997 - 1998, 2001 - 2004 (Tv Show)

Voice

M*A*S*H 1972 - 1983, 1986 - 1987, 1990 - 1999, 2001 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

Murder, She Wrote 1976 - 1977, 1986 - 1987, 1990 - 1999, 2001 - 2004 (Tv Show)

Actor

Wings 1976 - 1977, 1990 - 1991, 1997 - 1998, 2001 - 2004 (Tv Show)

Actor

Frasier 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

M*A*S*H 30th Anniversary Reunion 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

Touched By an Angel 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

18 Ways to Make a Baby 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Narrator

Arli$$ 2002 (Tv Show)

Actor

Batman: Mystery of the Batwoman 2002 (Movie)

of Penguin (Voice)

Disney's House of Mouse 2000 - 2002 (TV Show)

Voice

Disney's Teacher's Pet 2000 - 2002 (TV Show)

Voice

Lilo and Stitch 2002 (Movie)

of Jumba (Voice)

Spirited Away 2002 (Movie)

of Kamaji (English language) (Voice)

Stitch! The Movie 2002 (Movie)

Voice of Jumba (Actor)

The Outer Limits 1994 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

Atlantis: the Lost Empire 2001 (Movie)

of Mr Harcourt (Voice)

Jazz 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Voice

Sultan's Lost Treasure 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Narrator

The Curse of the Jade Scorpion 2001 (Movie)

Voltan (Actor)

The Majestic 2001 (Movie)

Benjamin 'Doc' Stanton (Actor)

The Rockefellers 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Narrator

Tomcats 2001 (Movie)

Doctor Crawford (Actor)

Vanished! 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Narrator

Intimate Portrait: Swoosie Kurtz 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

Love & Money 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

Nixon's China Game 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Narrator

Poltergeist: The Legacy 1995 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

Tales From the Hive 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Narrator

The Trillion Dollar Bet 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Narrator

MacArthur 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Narrator

Race For the Superbomb 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Narrator

The Practice 1999 (Tv Show)

Actor

Krippendorf's Tribe 1998 (Movie)

Henry Spivey (Actor)

Reagan 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Narrator

The World's Most Wanted Man 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Narrator

Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place 1976 - 1977, 1997 - 1998 (Tv Show)

Actor

Around the World in 72 Days 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Narrator

Beauty and the Beast: the Enchanted Christmas 1997 (Movie)

of Cogsworth (Voice)

Jungle2jungle 1997 (Movie)

Jovanovic (Actor)

Meet Wally Sparks 1997 (Movie)

Governor Floyd Preston (Actor)

Napoleon 1997 (Movie)

of Koala (Voice)

Odyssey of Life: A Nova Special 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Narrator

Pocahontas II: Journey to a New World 1997 (Movie)

of John Ratcliffe (Voice)

The Richest Man in the World: Andrew Carnegie 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Narrator

Everyone Says I Love You 1996 (Movie)

Holden's Parent (Actor)

Murder of the Century 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Narrator

The Hunchback of Notre Dame 1996 (Movie)

of Archdeacon (Voice)

Bad Company 1995 (Movie)

Judge Beach (Actor)

Mighty Aphrodite 1995 (Movie)

Laius (Actor)

Pocahontas 1995 (Movie)

of John Ratcliffe (Voice)

Steal Big, Steal Little 1995 (Movie)

Judge Winton Myers (Actor)

The Boys Are Back 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

Iron Will 1994 (Movie)

J P Harper (Actor)

Mastergate 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

Memories of M*A*S*H 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Actor

Porco Rosso 1992 (Movie)

(Voice)

Shadows and Fog 1992 (Movie)

Hacker (Actor)

Beauty and the Beast 1991 (Movie)

of Narrator (Voice)

Doc Hollywood 1991 (Movie)

Nick Nicholson (Actor)

American Eyes 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

Day One 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

Another Woman 1988 (Movie)

Young Marion's Father (Actor)

The Accidental Tourist 1988 (Movie)

Porter Leary (Actor)

J. Edgar Hoover 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

The Alamo: 13 Days to Glory 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

Better Off Dead 1985 (Movie)

Al Myer (Actor)

Creator 1985 (Movie)

Dr Sid Kuhlenbeck (Actor)

The Man With One Red Shoe 1985 (Movie)

Conductor (Actor)

Father Damien: The Leper Priest 1980 - 1981 (TV Show)

Actor

Me and Mr. Stenner 1980 - 1981 (TV Show)

Actor

Harry's War 1980 (Movie)

Ernie Scelera (Actor)

Magic 1978 (Movie)

Todson (Actor)

Sergeant Matlovich vs. the U.S. Air Force 1977 - 1978 (TV Show)

Actor

The Cheap Detective 1978 (Movie)

(Actor)

Doc 1976 - 1977 (Tv Show)

Actor

Oh, God! 1977 (Movie)

Mr McCarthy (Actor)

Charlie's Angels 1975 - 1976 (TV Show)

Actor

Cousins 1975 - 1976 (TV Show)

Actor

The New Lorenzo Music Show 1975 - 1976 (TV Show)

Actor

Drive, He Said 1971 (Movie)

(Actor)

A Circle of Children (TV Show)

Actor

Anatomy of an Illness (TV Show)

Actor

Breaking Up Is Hard to Do (TV Show)

Actor

Day One (Movie)

FDR (Actor)

Fidel Castro (TV Show)

Narrator

Final Notice (TV Show)

Actor

How to Murder a Millionaire (TV Show)

Actor

North and South (TV Show)

Actor

North and South: Book II (TV Show)

Actor

Nova: The Unknown World (TV Show)

Actor

Orleans (TV Show)

Actor

Past Tense (TV Show)

Actor

Taking Liberty (TV Show)

Actor

The Bad Seed (TV Show)

Actor

The Day the Bubble Burst (TV Show)

Actor

The Final Days (TV Show)

Actor

The Innocents Abroad (TV Show)

Actor

The Kissing Place (TV Show)

Actor

The Last of His Tribe (TV Show)

Actor

The Oldest Living Graduate (TV Show)

Actor

To Face Her Past (TV Show)

Actor

Without a Kiss Goodbye (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Three-time Emmy nominee David Ogden Stiers was walking-talking-acting-and singing proof of the benefits of classical theater training. Being in the right place at the right time did not hurt the TV veteran actor either. His involvement with San Francisco comedy in the late '60s, New York theater in the early '70s and quality-driven TV comedies of the late '70's gave him a broad foundation on which to craft a versatile career in the performing arts. His early, high-profile role as the erudite Dr. Charles Winchester on M*A*S*H (CBS, 1972-1983) may have laid the groundwork for decades of playing doctors, lawyers, judges, and politicians, but his credits extended far beyond that to include eloquent voice work in documentaries and dramatic characters in classic animated children's films. The multi-talent also enjoyed an additional career as a professional conductor with symphony orchestras around the country.

EDUCATION

The Juilliard School

New York , New York
attended for two years

Milestones

2004

Voiced Mr Jolly in "Disney's Teacher's Pet: The Movie"

2001

Portrayed a hypnotist in Woody Allen's "The Curse of the Jade Scorpion"

2001

Co-starred in "The Majestic"

1999

Co-starred in the CBS sitcom "Love & Money"

1998

Had featured role in the sitcom "Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place" (ABC); dropped from series after initial midseason run

1996

Voiced the Archdeacon in Disney's animated "The Hunchback of Notre Dame"

1995

Provided character voices for Disney's "Pocahontas"

1991

Gained widest film exposure to date by providing the narration and voice of "Cogsworth" the clock for Disney hit "Beauty and the Beast"

1984

TV miniseries debut, "The First Olympics: Athens 1896"

1977

Joined the cast of the popular comedy-drama series "M*A*S*H"

1976

TV-movie debut, the pilot movie for "Charlie's Angels"

1976

TV series debut as a regular, "Doc"

1974

Broadway acting debut, "Ulysses in Nightgown", opposite Zero Mostel

1970

Feature acting debut, "Drive, He Said", credited as David Stiers

Was charter member of The Acting Company founded by John Houseman; consisted of members of the first graduating class of the Juilliard School of Drama; fellow members included Kevin Kline and Patti LuPone

Joined the cast of the "Perry Mason" TV-movies

Moved to California; spent seven years with the California Shakespeare Festival in Santa Clara

Raised in Eugene, Oregon

After high school graduation spent one year with the Very Little Theater Company in Eugene

Moved to New York; attended Juilliard

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