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Jack Klugman

Jack Klugman

Jack Klugman (born April 27, 1922 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American television and movie actor. Klugman began acting after serving in the United States Army during World War II. He starred in several classic films including 12 Angry Men and Days Of Wine And Roses. He also won an Emmy Award for his work on the television series The Defenders. He is best known for his starring roles in two popular television series of the 1970s and early 1980s: The Odd Couple (1970-1975) and Quincy, M.E. (1976-1983). In the early 1990s, Klugman lost a vocal chord to cancer but has continued acting on stage and on television.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2004.

Jack Klugman Facts

OccupationActor
BirthdayApril 27, 1922 (95)
SignTaurus
BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Awards1974 Golden Globe Awards: Best Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy (for The Odd Couple)

Selected Filmography

12 Angry Men
The Odd Couple: The Complete Series
Days of Wine and Roses
Around the World in 80 Days: The Complete Epic Mini-Series
Quincy, M.E.
Quincy, M.E.: Season 3
Quincy, M.E.: The Final Season
Quincy, M.E.: Season 7
The Odd Couple: Season 1
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