David Ogden Stiers Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Supriya Jain
Feb 08, 2024 By Supriya Jain
Originally Published on Feb 15, 2023
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About David Ogden Stiers

David Allen Ogden Stiers, popularly known as David Ogden Stiers, is a known name in the Hollywood industry.

David Ogden Stiers was a well-known American actor, television director, voice actor, and musician. David Ogden Stiers was born on Halloween on October 31, 1942, and his birthplace is  St.Francis hospital in Peoria, Illinois, United States.

David Ogden Stiers grew up in Peoria Heights in Peoria, United States. Stiers was born to Kenneth Truman Stiers and Margaret Elizabeth. Stiers completed his freshman and sophomore years at Urbana High School and later joined North Eugene High School. Stiers attended the University of Oregon for a brief time and finally graduated from Juilliard School in 1972, situated in New York.

This remarkable actor and director died on March 3, 2018. His glorious life was full of achievements and memorable roles. During the early years of his life, Stiers worked for an improv group, The Committee, San Francisco Actors Workshop, and even performed with Californian Theater dedicated to Shakespeare.

David Ogden Stiers Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What was David Ogden Stiers’ net worth?

The net worth of David Ogden Stiers is $8 million as a successful actor, voice actor, television director, and musician.

How much did David Ogden Stiers earn per year?

Every year, it is believed that Stiers earned $50k - $200,000.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall was David Ogden Stiers?

The height of David Ogden Stiers is 6 ft. 3 in (190 cm) tall.

How old was David Ogden Stiers?

The late actor Stiers, died at the age of 75 on March 3, 2018, in Newport, Oregon. He was born on October 31, 1942, in Peoria, Illinois. His zodiac sign was Scorpio.

Childhood And Education

Stiers was born in Peoria, Illinois, United States, and grew up in Peoria Height, Illinois, United States. The remarkable actor David Ogden Stiers did his schooling at Urbana High school, followed by North Eugene high school. He later joined the University of Oregon and completed his graduation from Juilliard School, in New York.

Family, Romance And Relationships

Who was David Ogden Stiers dating?

David Ogden Stiers never married. He later announced that he was gay.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

David Stiers's first professional work involves working with a Broadway production house in 1974 for the role of Feldman in ‘The Magic Show’. Stiers was also part of other Broadway productions, such as ‘The Three Sisters' and ‘The Beggar’s Opera’.  In an American crime drama, ‘Charlie’s Angels’ sees Stiers appears in the pilot episode. The most remarkable role of David Stiers was in the 'M*A*S*H', as major Charles Emerson Winchester III. Other highly loved movie works of Stiers include 'North And South', 'Murder', 'She Wrote; Matlock', 'Touched By An Angel', and many more.

Charity Work

David Stiers is also known for his charity work, along with his acting and directing skills. According to his will, he left a hefty amount of money for various charities including Southern Poverty Law Center, Newport’s Children’s Advocacy Center, and so on.

What awards did David Ogden Stiers win?

In 2009, David Allen Ogden Stiers won the TV Land Impact Award.

David Ogden Stiers’ Hobbies And Interests

David Ogden Stiers' hobbies and interests are classical music, directing, and acting.

Other Interesting David Ogden Stiers Facts And Trivia

  • In 1991, David Ogden Stiers auditioned for the film ‘Beauty And The Beast’ for the role of Lumiere the candlestick but instead got the role of the Cogsworth, his clock friend and sparring partner. Stiers was mentored by Harry Morgan.
  • His work in the Sci-Fi drama 'The Dead Zone' was highly appreciated.
  • David Ogden Stiers also featured as Major Charles Emerson Winchester on 'M*A*S*H'.

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David Ogden Stiers Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

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David Allen Odgen Stiers

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193 cm

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Urban High School

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Margaret Elizabeth, Kenneth Truman Stiers
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Bachelor of Commerce, Master of Business Administration specializing in Marketing

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Supriya JainBachelor of Commerce, Master of Business Administration specializing in Marketing

As a skilled member of the Kidadl team, Shruti brings extensive experience and expertise in professional content writing. With a Bachelor's degree in Commerce from Punjab University and an MBA in Business Administration from IMT Nagpur, Shruti has worked in diverse roles such as sales intern, content writer, executive trainee, and business development consultant. Her exceptional writing skills cover a wide range of areas, including SOP, SEO, B2B/B2C, and academic content.

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