David Ogden Stiers, fussy 'M*A*S*H' doc and beloved clock from D

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Actor David Ogden Stiers, best know for his role as Maj.

Stiers' agent, Mitchell K. Stubbs, tweeted that the actor died from bladder cancer.

"His talent was only surpassed by his heart", the agency added.

Besides MASH - which won him two Emmy Award nominations - David also provided voiceovers for dozens of films.

The beloved American actor was best known for his role as Major Charles Emerson Winchester III in the popular television series, and passed away on Saturday night.

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He would earn a third Emmy nod in 1984 for his role as William Milligan Sloane, founder of the U.S. Olympic Committee, in the miniseries The First Olympics: Athens in 1896.

Stiers was also musically inclined: He served as the associate conductor for the Newport Symphony Orchestra in OR and guest-conducted dozens of orchestras around the world, said Entertainment Weekly. As the snobbish Winchester, Stiers was a flawless foil for Alan Alda's lovable, wise-cracking character Hawkeye Pierce.

Stiers was also known for the eight Perry Mason TV movies he made between 1986-88, and more recently he had recurred on the series The Dead Zone from 2002-07.

His other screen credits include Kojak, Charlie's Angels, The Regular Show, Stargate: Atlantis, Star Trek: The Next Generation and The Mary Tyler Moore Show, and on Twitter it became clear that his work had touched many generations of viewers.

Stiers came out as gay in 2009, telling ABC News that, because so much of his employment had come through "family-friendly" programming, that he was previously concerned that being open about his homosexuality may have had a negative impact on his career.

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