David Ogden Stiers Biography (1942-)

Born October 31, 1942, in Peoria, IL; son of Kenneth Truman and Margaret Elizabeth (Ogden) Stiers. Addresses: Agent: Susan Smith, Smith-Freedman and Associates, 121 N. San Vicente Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor
Birth Details
October 31, 1942
Peoria, Illinois, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Stage Appearances
  • Joseph Surface, The School for Scandal, Good Shepherd-Faith ChurchTheatre, New York City, 1972
  • Monsewer, The Hostage, Good Shepherd-Faith Church Theatre, 1972
  • Duke of Florence, Women Beware Women, Good Shepherd-Faith Church Theatre, 1972
  • Baron, The Lower Depths, Good Shepherd-Faith Church Theatre, 1972
  • Fyodor Kulygin, The Three Sisters, Billy Rose Theatre, New York City, 1973
  • Peacham, The Beggar's Opera, Billy Rose Theatre, 1973
  • Duke, Measure for Measure, Billy Rose Theatre, 1973
  • Geronte, Scapin, Billy Rose Theatre, 1973
  • Second watch, Ulysses in Nighttown, Winter Garden Theatre, New York City, 1974
  • Feldman, The Magic Show, Cort Theatre, New York City, 1974
  • King Lear, Much Ado about Nothing, Measure for Measure, The Country Wife, and Dear Liar, all National Shakespeare Festival, San Diego, CA, 1981
  • Title role, Billy Bishop Goes to War, Old Globe Theatre, San Diego, CA, 1982
  • Falstaff, Henry IV, Part I, Old Globe Theatre, 1983
  • Sir Lucius, The Rivals, Old Globe Theatre, 1983
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream, Fallen Angels, Greater Tuna, Painting Churches, London Assurance, and Richard III, all Old Globe Theatre, 1985
  • Macbeth, Scottsdale Center for the Arts, Scottsdale, AZ, 2000
  • Crusading churchman, Tenderloin, City Center Encores!, 2000
  • Stage Work
  • Director, Scapino!, Old Globe Theatre, 1985
  • Film Appearances
  • (As David Ogden Steers) Announcer, THX 1138, Warner Bros., 1971
  • (As David Stiers) Pro owner, Drive, He Said, Columbia, 1971
  • Mr. McCarthy, District Produce Manager, Oh, God!, Warner Bros., 1977
  • Captain, The Cheap Detective (also known as Neil Simon's The Cheap Detective), Columbia, 1978
  • George Hudson Todson, Magic, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1978
  • Ernie Scelera, Harry's War, Taft International, 1981
  • Dr. Sid Kuhlenbeck, Creator, Universal, 1985
  • Al Myer, Better off Dead, Warner Bros., 1985
  • Conductor, The Man with One Red Shoe, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1985
  • Young Marion's father, Another Woman, 1988
  • Porter Leary, The Accidental Tourist, 1988
  • Voices of Cogsworth and narrator, Beauty and the Beast (animated),1991
  • Mayor Nick Nicholson, Doc Hollywood, 1991
  • Hacker, Shadows and Fog, 1992
  • J. W. Harper, Iron Will, 1994
  • Judge Beach, Bad Company, 1995
  • Voices of Governor Ratcliffe and Wiggins, Pocahontas (animated), 1995
  • Judge Winton Myers, Steal Big, Steal Little, 1995
  • Laius, Mighty Aphrodite, 1995
  • Voice of archdeacon, The Hunchback of Notre Dame (animated), 1996
  • Arnold Spence, Holden's father, Everyone Says I Love You, 1996
  • Governor Floyd Preston, Meet Wally Sparks, 1997
  • Alexei Jovanovic, Jungle2Jungle (also known as Jungle 2 Jungle), 1997
  • Voice of Cogsworth, Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas(animated), 1997
  • Voice of Cogsworth, Belle's Magical World (animated; also known as Disney's Belle's Magical World), 1997
  • Henry Spivey, Krippendorf's Tribe, 1998
  • Voice of John Ratcliffe, Pocahontas II: Journey to a New World (animated; also known as Disney's Pocahontas II: Journey to a New World and Pocahontas: Journey to a New World), 1998
  • The Stand-In, 1999
  • Narrator, The Making of 'Fantasia' (also known as The Concert Feature), 2000
  • The Curse of the Jade Scorpion, 2001
  • Voice of Fenton Harcourt, Atlantis: The Lost Empire, 2001
  • Richard Finch, The Assistant, 2001
  • Television Appearances
  • Movies
  • Dan Franklin, A Circle of Children, CBS, 1977
  • Dr. Charles Mayo, A Love Affair: The Eleanor and Lou Gehrig Story,NBC, 1978
  • G-2 captain, Sergeant Matlovich vs. the U.S. Air Force, NBC, 1978
  • Howard Freed, Breaking Up Is Hard to Do, ABC, 1979
  • Dr. Arthur Mouritz, Damien: The Leper Priest (also known as Father Damien: The Leper Priest), NBC, 1980
  • Major Leroy Ketchum, The Oldest Living Graduate, 1980
  • William Crapo Durant, The Day the Bubble Burst, 1982
  • Major Charles Emerson Winchester III, M*A*S*H: Goodbye, Farewell and Amen, 1983
  • Doctor A. R. "Doc" Jackson, The Innocents Abroad, 1983
  • Cleveland Amory, Anatomy of an Illness, CBS, 1984
  • William Sloane, The First Olympics: Athens, 1896 (also known as Dream One and The First Modern Olympics), NBC, 1984
  • Emory Breedlove, The Bad Seed, ABC, 1985
  • Horton Delafield, Mrs. Delafield Wants to Marry, CBS, 1986
  • D.A. Michael Reston, Perry Mason: The Case of the Notorious Nun, NBC, 1986
  • D.A. Michael Reston, Perry Mason: The Case of the Shooting Star, 1986
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt, J. Edgar Hoover, Showtime, 1987
  • Colonel Black, The Alamo: 13 Days to Glory, NBC, 1987
  • D.A. Michael Reston, Perry Mason: The Case of the Lost Love, NBC,1987
  • D.A. Michael Reston, Perry Mason: The Case of the Murdered Madam,NBC, 1987
  • D.A. Michael Reston, Perry Mason: The Case of the Scandalous Scoundrel, NBC, 1987
  • D.A. Michael Reston, Perry Mason: The Case of the Sinister Spirit,NBC, 1987
  • D.A. Michael Reston, Perry Mason: The Case of the Avenging Ace, NBC, 1988
  • D.A. Michael Reston, Perry Mason: The Case of the Lady in the Lake, NBC, 1988
  • President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Day One, CBS, 1989
  • General Alexander M. Haig, Jr., The Final Days, ABC, 1989
  • Leon Ringold, Final Notice, USA Network, 1989
  • Charles Tulane, The Kissing Place, USA Network, 1990
  • Gilbert, How to Murder a Millionaire, CBS, 1990
  • John Homan, Wife, Mother, Murderer (also known as Wife, Mother,Murderer: The Marie Hilley Story), ABC, 1991
  • American Eyes, 1991
  • Dr. Saxton Pope, The Last of His Tribe, HBO, 1992
  • Shepherd Hunter, Mastergate, Showtime, 1992
  • Gerald Orr, Without a Kiss Goodbye (also known as Falsely Accused and The Laurie Samuel's Story), CBS, 1993
  • Dr. Bert Jones, Past Tense, Showtime, 1994
  • Benjamin Franklin, Taking Liberty, ABC, 1996
  • Ken Bradfield, To Face Her Past, CBS, 1996
  • J'onn J'onz (Martian Manhunter, John Jones), Justice League ofAmerica, 1997
  • Series
  • Stanley Moss, Doc, CBS, 1975-76
  • Major Charles Emerson Winchester III, M*A*S*H, CBS, 1977-83
  • Mr. Bauer, Two Guys, a Girl, and a Pizza Place (also known as Two Guys and a Girl), ABC, 1998
  • Nicholas Conklin, Love & Money, CBS, 1999-
  • Voice of Mr. Jolly, Teacher's Pet (also known as Disney's Teacher's Pet), 2000-
  • Voice of Cogsworth, House of Mouse, 2001-
  • Specials
  • Leonard Mandorff, Cousins, 1976
  • The New Lorenzo Music Show, 1976
  • Peter Stenner, Me and Mr. Stenner, 1981
  • Jacke Henderson, American Eyes, CBS, 1990
  • Host, Be Our Guest: The Making of Disney's Beauty and the Beast, ABC, 1991
  • Memories of M*A*S*H, CBS, 1991
  • Voice, Earth and the American Dream, HBO, 1993
  • Narrator, Murder of the Century, PBS, 1995
  • Narrator, Odyssey of Life: A Nova Special, PBS, 1996
  • Narrator, Around the World in 72 Days, PBS, 1997
  • Narrator, The Richest Man in the World: Andrew Carnegie, PBS, 1997
  • Narrator, The World's Most Wanted Man, PBS, 1998
  • Narrator, Race for the Superbomb, PBS, 1999
  • Interviewee, Intimate Portrait: Swoosie Kurtz, Lifetime, 2000
  • Narrator, Nixon's China Game, PBS, 2000
  • Narrator, The Rockefellers, Arts and Entertainment, 2000
  • Narrator, Tales from the Hive, PBS, 2000
  • Narrator, The Trillion Dollar Bet, PBS, 2000
  • Miniseries
  • Congressman Sam Greene, North and South, ABC, 1985
  • Congressman Sam Greene, North and South, Book II, ABC, 1986
  • Narrator, Reagan, PBS, 1998
  • Narrator, MacArthur, PBS, 1999
  • Narrator, New York: A Documentary Film, PBS, 1999
  • Voices, Jazz, 2001
  • Episodic
  • Mr. Roberts/Bryan LeBlanc, "Money Back Guarantee," Kojak, 1975
  • George, "If You Want to Shoot the Rapids, You Have to Get Wet," Rhoda, 1976
  • Scott Woodville, "Charlie's Angels," Charlie's Angels, 1976
  • Mel Price, "Look at Us, We're Walking," The Mary Tyler Show, CBS, 1976
  • Mel Price, "The Critic," The Mary Tyler Show, CBS, 1977
  • Mel Price, "The Ted and Georgette Show," The Mary Tyler Show, CBS,1977
  • Dr. Curt Dreiser, "Nose Job," Rhoda, CBS, 1977
  • Aubrey Thornton, "Corned Beef & Carnage," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1986
  • Arthur Hampton, "Blind Justice," Matlock, NBC, 1987
  • Burn, "Turkey in the Straw: Part 2," ALF, 1988
  • Thomas Baldwin, "The Ambassador: Parts 1 & 2," Matlock, NBC, 1988
  • Leonard Mead, "The Pedestrian," The Ray Bradbury Theatre, 1989
  • Edward Tinsdale, "A Little Nightmare Music," Wings, NBC, 1990
  • Dr. Timicin, "Half a Life," Star Trek: The Next Generation, 1991
  • Flower man, Jack's Place, ABC, 1993
  • George Spivack, The Boys Are Back, CBS, 1994
  • Sergei Nemiroff, "An Egg to Die for," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1994
  • Val, "Educating Zoey," Cybill, CBS, 1996
  • Randolph Hitchcock, "The Twelfth Cave," Poltergeist: The Legacy, 1996
  • Howard Deans, "Death by Demographics," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1996
  • Judge Lafitte, Orleans, CBS, 1997
  • Theodore Quinn, "Farewell Appearance," Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman,CBS, 1997
  • Judge Andrew Peters, "They Eat Horses, Don't They?" Ally McBeal, Fox, 1998
  • Judge Hollings, "Infected," The Practice, ABC, 1999
  • Reverend Dr. Thomas Tilford, "The Shroud," The Outer Limits, Showtime and syndicated, 1999
  • Voice of Karroo, "Luck Be an Aye-Aye," The Wild Thornberrys, 2000
  • Gardner Blackstone, "Who's Afraid of Chairman Al," Bull, TNT,2000
  • Gardner Blackstone, "How Green is Your Mail," Bull, TNT, 2000
  • Television Work
  • Episodic
  • Director, M*A*S*H, 1972
  • RECORDINGS
  • Taped Readings
  • First Man in Rome, Simon & Schuster, 1990
  • A Man in Full, 1998
  • Also reader of The Sum of All Fears,The Cardinal of the Kremlin, and Clear and Present Danger, all by Tom Clancy.
  • Soundtracks
  • Pocahontas, 1995
  • Video Games
  • Voice of King Hugh, Toonstruck, 1996
  • Narrator, Icewind Dale, 2000

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