David Allen Ogden Stiers was an American actor, voice artist, and conductor. He is best known for his roles in Disney films, M*A*S*H as Major Charles Emerson Winchester III, and The Dead Zone as Reverend Gene Purdy. He is also known for the role of District Attorney Michael Reston in the Perry Mason television films and voicing Mr. Maellard in Cartoon Network's Regular Show.
He voiced Cogsworth and the opening narrator in Beauty and the Beast, Governor Ratcliffe and Wiggins in Pocahontas, Fenton Q. Harcourt in Atlantis: The Lost Empire, Mr. Jolly in Teacher's Pet, Jumba Jookiba in the Lilo & Stitch franchise, Kamaji in the English dub of Spirited Away, Mr. Piccolo in the English dub of Porco Rosso, and the Archdeacon in The Hunchback of Notre Dame. He also voiced the Narrator in My Neighbors the Yamadas. Additionally, he played Ken Bradfield in Everyone Says I Love You.
He has also narrated several Winnie the Pooh stories. He was the narrator in the American Dragon: Jake Long episode "The Talented Mr. Long". In addition, he portrayed J.W. Harper in Iron Will, Alexei Jovanovic in Jungle 2 Jungle, Laius in Mighty Aphrodite, Judge Justin Beach in Bad Company, and Henry Spivey in Krippendorf's Tribe. He even voiced the King and the Prime Minister inThe Cat That Looked at a King.