Former” Mash” star that played the role of Major Charles Winchester, David Ogden Stiers, has now come out as gay. In his interview with the website Gossip-Boy.com, Stiers explains how he wasn’t always comfortable with talking about his personal life but felt it was the right time Read more below.
David Ogden Stiers told Gossip-Boy.com:
“I wish to spend my life’s twilight being just who I am. I could claim noble reasons as coming out in order to move gay rights forward, but I must admit it is for far more selfish reasons. Now is the time I wish to find someone and I do not desire to force any potential partner to live a life of extreme discretion with me.”
Stiers said he was worried about coming out of the closet because he feared it could hurt his acting career:
“Even though many have this idealistic belief that the entertainment industry [is] gay friendly. For the most part they are, but that doesn’t mean for them that business does not come first.”
And here we always guessed “Klinger” was the gay one on MASH!
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