Actor, Writer, Director
Jacob Joachim "Jack" Klugman (April 27, 1922 – December 24, 2012) was an American stage, film and television actor. Wikipedia
Age: 90 (age at death)
Born: 27th April, 1922, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: 24th December, 2012, Northridge, California, USA
Height: 5' 8½" (174 cm)
Claim to Fame: The Odd Couple, Quincy, M.E.
As of August 2007, he is the only one of the 12 Angry Men (1957) who is still alive.
Best remembered by the public for his starring role as "Oscar Madison" on "The Odd Couple" (1970).
Sunday's 65th Annual Primetime Emmys brought some unexpected wins (Jeff Daniels) and losses (Bryan Cranston), but to some people, the biggest snub of all wasn't even an award -- it was the In Memoriam segment. Unlike past Emmys broadcasts, which have traditionally featured one long In Memoriam photo reel honoring everyone who passed away in the year leading up to the show, the 2013 Emmys singled out five stars to be memorialized by close friends or colleagues. Host Neil Patrick Harris said the idea was to keep the segment from becoming a "competition" for... Read More
Posted by Queenoftab 1 year ago
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Jack Klugman, the prolific, craggy-faced character actor and regular guy who was loved by millions as the messy one in TV's "The Odd Couple" and the crime-fighting coroner in "Quincy, M.E.," died Monday, a son said. He was 90.
Klugman, who lost his voice to throat cancer in the 1980s and trained himself to speak again, died with his wife at his side.
"He had a great life and he enjoyed every moment of it and he would encourage others to do the same," son Adam Klugman said.
Adam Klugman said he was spending Christmas... Read More
Posted by vlad1369 2 years ago
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Former ``Quincy, M.E.`` star Jack Klugman sued NBC Universal Friday, claiming the studio is lying about the show`s profits and owes him money. Klugman, 85, played the crime-busting Dr. R. Quincy on the show from 1976 to 1983. His 1976 contract with NBC entitles him and his company, Sweater Productions, to 25 percent of the show`s ``net profits,`` according to the suit filed in Superior Court. Klugman claims his copy of the contract was lost when his agent died, and NBC has refused to provide a copy. The lawsuit aims to force NBC to divulge the... Read More
Posted by Queenoftab 6 years ago
Quincy, M.E. TV star Jack Klugman has married for the second time, at the age of 85. The star - most famous for his role as a Los Angeles medical examiner in the long running series - exchanged nuptials with his partner of 20 years, Peggy Crosby, at the Little Brown Church in Studio City, California on Saturday. Crosby is the ex-wife of Bing Crosby`s son Philip. Klugman`s first wife Brett Somers died last year. They married in 1953 and separated in 1974, but never divorced. Read More
Posted by NewsHound 6 years ago