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JACK KLUGMAN BIOGRAPHY & FILMOGRAPHY:

Jack Klugman was born on April 27th, 1922 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with the birth name Jacob Joachim Klugman.  He had two siblings Deborah and Maurice.  Before he became involved in acting, Klugman served in the United States Army and then moved to New York to pursue a career as an actor.
 
He is most well remembered for his role as actor, Tony Randall's roommate, Oscar Madison in the television series called, "The Odd Couple" (1970-1975) for which he won two Emmy's for and also for his role in the series, "Quincy, M.E." (1976-1983).
 
In 1948, he studied at Carnegie Institute of Technology.  He then began to pursue a career as an actor.  Beginning in 1954 Klugman appeared on a number of television shows such as, "Justice" (1954) starring Gary Merrill and Dane Clark, "Appointment With Adventure" (1955) and "Naked City" (1959-1963), "Twilight Zone" (1960-1963) and "The Virginian" (1964) among many others.
 
His film credits consisted of such features as, "12 Angry Men" (1957) starring Henry Fonda, Ed Begley, Lee J. Cobb, Jack Warden, Martin Balsam, Robert Webber, Edward Binns and E.G. Marshall, "Days of Wine and Roses" (1962) starring Jack Lemmon, Lee Remick, Alan Hewitt, Jack Albertson and Charles Bickford and "Goodbye, Columbus" (1969) starring Richard Benjamin and Ali MacGraw
 
Along with acting he has enjoyed being involved in thoroughbred horse racing.  One specific horse he had part ownership in, Jaklin Klugman was actually voted the 1980 California Horse of the Year after he won several races. 
 
Klugman has married twice during his lifetime, first to Brett Somers from 1953 through 2007 when she passed away and after having two children together, Adam and David.  However they were only living together for twenty one years of their marriage but just never legally proceeded with a divorce.  He also has a step daughter Leslie Klein. His second marriage is to Peggy Crosby in 2008 and they are still happily married today. 
 
Throughout his life, he was always a very heavy smoker and was diagnosed with throat cancer in 1974.  Then in 1989 he lost one of his vocal chords to throat cancer, however he continued to work as an actor but was lives with a raspy voice.  Also, in 1999, he publicly discussed his reasoning for wanting and proceeding with his penis enlargement surgery with TV Guide.

Jack Klugman was roasted on The Dean Martin Celebrity Roast on NBC March 17, 1978.
 
He has been honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and currently resides in Los Angeles with his latest work on, "Camera Obscura" (2010).   

 
Filmography

2010 Camera Obscura 
2005 When Do We Eat?
2002 Presidio Med
2002 Crossing Jordan
2000 Third Watch 
2000 The Outer Limits 
1999 Brother's Keeper 
1997-1999 Diagnosis Murder
1997 Biography 
1996 Dear God 
1996 The Twilight of the Golds 
1994 Parallel Lives 
1993 The Odd Couple: Together Again 
1989 Around the World in 80 Days 
1986-1987 You Again?
1985 The Love Boat 
1983 Parade of Stars 
1976-1983 Quincy M.E. 
1964-1979 Insight 
1976 Two-Minute Warning
1976 One of My Wives Is Missing
1970-1975 The Odd Couple 
1974 The Underground Man 
1973 The Shape of Things
1973 Poor Devil 
1972 Banyon
1971-1972 Love, American Style
1971 Who Says I Can't Ride a Rainbow!
1969-1970 The Name of the Game
1970 The Bold Ones: The New Doctors
1965-1970 The F.B.I.
1969 Then Came Bronson
1969 Goodbye, Columbus 
1968 The Split 
1968 Where Were You When the Lights Went Out? 
1968 The Detective 
1967 Garrison's Gorillas 
1966 Fame Is the Name of the Game 
1964-1966 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre
1965 I Dream of Jeannie
1965 Hail, Mafia 
1962-1965 Ben Casey
1964-1965 Kraft Suspense Theatre 
1963-1965 The Fugitive
1964-1965 Harris Against the World
1964 The Great Adventure
1961-1964 The Defenders 
1964 The Virginian
1964 Jackie Gleason and His American Scene Magazine
1963 Act One
1963 Arrest and Trial
1960-1963 Twilight Zone
1963 The Yellow Canary
1959-1963 Naked City
1963 I Could Go on Singing 
1961-1963 The Untouchables 
1962 Days of Wine and Roses
1962 Cain's Hundred 
1962 The New Breed 
1961-1962 Target: The Corruptors 
1961 Straightaway
1961 Follow the Sun 
1961 The Million Dollar Incident
1960 Special for Women: The Cold Woman 
1960 Sunday Showcase
1959 The Walter Winchell File
1957-1959 Playhouse 90 
1958 Hallmark Hall of Fame 
1955-1958 Kraft Theatre 
1955-1958 Studio One in Hollywood 
1958 The Investigator 
1958 G.E. True Theater
1957-1958 Suspicion 
1958 Cry Terror! 
1958 Gunsmoke
1958 Kiss Me, Kate
1957 Alfred Hitchcock Presents
1957 The Alcoa Hour 
1957 12 Angry Men 
1954-1956 The United States Steel Hour 
1954-1956 Justice 
1956 Time Table 
1955-1956 Armstrong Circle Theatre
1955-1956 The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse 
1955-1956 Goodyear Playhouse 
1955 Appointment with Adventure
1955 Treasury Men in Action
1955 Big Town
1955 Producers' Showcase 
1954 The Greatest Gift
1954 Inner Sanctum 
1954 Rocky King, Detective
1953 Colonel Humphrey Flack 
1952 Grubstake
1950 Suspense
1950 Actor's Studio 





Matinee Classics - 12 Angry Men starring Henry Fonda, E.G. Marshall, Lee J. Cobb, Jack Klugman, Martin Balsam and Jack Warden
Matinee Classics - 12 Angry Men starring Henry Fonda, E.G. Marshall, Lee J. Cobb, Jack Klugman, Martin Balsam and Jack Warden
Matinee Classics - 12 Angry Men starring Henry Fonda, E.G. Marshall, Lee J. Cobb, Jack Klugman, Martin Balsam and Jack Warden
Matinee Classics - 12 Angry Men starring Henry Fonda, E.G. Marshall, Lee J. Cobb, Jack Klugman, Martin Balsam and Jack Warden
Matinee Classics - 12 Angry Men starring Henry Fonda, E.G. Marshall, Lee J. Cobb, Jack Klugman, Martin Balsam and Jack Warden
Matinee Classics - 12 Angry Men starring Henry Fonda, E.G. Marshall, Lee J. Cobb, Jack Klugman, Martin Balsam and Jack Warden
Matinee Classics - 12 Angry Men starring Henry Fonda, Ed Begley, E.G. Marshall, Lee J. Cobb, Jack Klugman, Martin Balsam, Jack Warden, John Fielder, Edward Binns, Joseph Sweeney, Robert Webber and George Voscovec
Matinee Classics - 12 Angry Men starring Henry Fonda, E.G. Marshall, Lee J. Cobb, Jack Klugman, Martin Balsam and Jack Warden
Matinee Classics - 12 Angry Men starring Henry Fonda, E.G. Marshall, Lee J. Cobb, Jack Klugman, Martin Balsam and Jack Warden
Matinee Classics - Quincy, M.E. starring Jack Klugman


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