Klugman in November 2009
|Born||Jacob Joachim Klugman
April 27, 1922
|Died||December 24, 2012 (aged 90)
Woodland, California, U.S.
|Cause of death||Natural causes|
|Resting place||Mount Sinai Memorial Park Cemetery, Los Angeles, California, U.S.|
|Alma mater||Carnegie Mellon University|
|Years active||1950 – 2010|
|Known for||12 Angry Men,
|Home town||New York City, New York|
|Height||5' 8½" (1.74 m)|
|Television||The Odd Couple,
|Spouse||Brett Somers (m. 1953–2007; her death)
Peggy J. Compton (m. 2008-2012, his death)
|Awards||Emmy Award, Golden Globe Award|
Jacob Joachim "Jack" Klugman (April 27, 1922 - December 24, 2012) was an American movie, stage and television actor. Klugman was known for his role as Oscar Madison along his friend Tony Randall in the comedy series The Odd Couple (1970 – 1975), for his starring role in Quincy, M.E. (1976 – 1983), and as Juror #5 in 12 Angry Men.
Early and personal life [change]
Klugman was born in Philadelphia to Russian Jewish immigrants. He waseducated at Carnegie Mellon University. He began acting after being discharged in 1945 from serving in the United States Army during World War II. Klugman was married to Brett Somers from 1953 until her death in 2007. They legally separated in 1974 but never divorced. With Somers Klugman had 2 children. Klugman lived with Peggy Crosby, ex-wife of Phillip Crosby, since 1988. They married in February 2008.
He won three Emmy Awards. Two for the television version of The Odd Couple and one for the "Blacklist" episode of The Defenders. Klugman was nominated for a Tony Award in 1960 for his role in Gypsy. He also won a Golden Globe Award for The Odd Couple.
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