Jack Klugman (April 27, 1922– December 24, 2012) was an American stage, film and television actor.
Klugman began his career in 1950. He later moved on to television and film work with roles in 12 Angry Men (1957) and Cry Terror! (1958). During the 1960s, he guest-starred on numerous television series. Klugman won his first Primetime Emmy Award for his guest-starring role on The Defenders, in 1964. He also made a total of four appearances on The Twilight Zone from 1960 to 1963.
In 1970, Klugman reprised his Broadway role of Oscar Madison in the television adaptation of The Odd Couple, opposite Tony Randall. The series aired from 1970 to 1975. Klugman won his second and third Primetime Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe Award for his work on the series. From 1976 to 1983, he starred in the title role in Quincy, M.E. for which he earned four Primetime Emmy Award nominations. In 1985 he appeared in an episode of The Love Boat entitled "Scandinavian Cruise" parts 1 & 2.
A longtime smoker, Klugman was diagnosed with throat cancer in 1974. The cancer returned in 1989. During the course of treatment, Klugman lost a vocal cord which left him with a raspy voice.
Mr ... Mr. Gladstone noted the number of Ms ... Mr ... Mr ... Through happenstance, he became responsible for driving Jack Klugman, Charles Durning, and Len Cariou -- three actors in one of the productions -- to the Pazers' house for lunch ... ... Klugman he had loyally followed since childhood, and Durning was "one of the greatest character actors of the 20th century.".
An icon in East Bay theater has announced his retirement. After having worked for the city of Walnut Creek in parts or all of five decades, ScottDenison will retire as the general manager of the Lesher Center for the Arts and as Center Repertory Company’s managing director. Related Articles. Curtain Calls ... Curtain Calls ... Cobb and Jack Klugman ... .
They arrive at scenes at all hours of the day or night with the hopes of finding the right clues to hold someone accountable ... She had always enjoyed the scientific and forensic aspects of investigation and had been a childhood fan of the TV show, "Quincy, M.E.," about a Los Angeles county medical examiner (actor Jack Klugman) investigating deaths.
He turns 79 in August and isn’t sure how long he wants to remain in the game, saying, “It’s so discouraging down there in California.” But he holds no regrets that the late actor Jack Klugman talked him into giving training a whirl ... After the colt finished fourth in the Preakness, Bean and Klugman were having dinner one night in New York.
I can remember a bitter response from the families and fans of the late Jack Klugman and Andy Griffith, who were kept out of In Memoriam because they were primarily known as television actors though they had memorable movie roles (“A Face in the Crowd” alone should have earned Griffith inclusion) ... And that’s okay ... .