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Actor Jack Klugman dies at age 90
ABC 13 ^ | December 24, 2012 | ABC 13

Posted on 12/24/2012 3:14:09 PM PST by John W

LOS ANGELES, CA (KTRK) -- There's sad news to report from the entertainment world. Actor Jack Klugman has passed away at the age of 90.

The actor's attorney made the announcement Monday. Klugman reportedly died peacefully at his home in Northridge, California with his wife, Peggy, at his side.

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1 posted on 12/24/2012 3:14:14 PM PST by John W
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To: John W

RIP


2 posted on 12/24/2012 3:15:24 PM PST by Larry Lucido
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To: John W

Rest in Peace Jack. Gonna miss you.


3 posted on 12/24/2012 3:15:24 PM PST by Nachum (The List is off the Google blacklist- www.nachumlist.com)
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To: John W

Quincy...

Made “Sam, run a tox screen” as famous as McGarrett’s “Book ‘em, Dano!”


4 posted on 12/24/2012 3:17:53 PM PST by abb
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To: John W

Great actor. I just saw him in an early episode of the Twilight Zone.


5 posted on 12/24/2012 3:18:08 PM PST by Huskrrrr
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To: John W

Twelve Angry Men.


6 posted on 12/24/2012 3:18:59 PM PST by cotton1706
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To: abb

The Original CSI!


7 posted on 12/24/2012 3:19:31 PM PST by Clock King
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To: John W

R.I.P. Jack.

There goes another piece of my TV watching habit when I was youth.


8 posted on 12/24/2012 3:19:55 PM PST by vladimir998
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To: John W
Always thought Oscar would make a great buddy.

Felix....I'd probably choke him after a week.

9 posted on 12/24/2012 3:20:45 PM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: abb

Quincy was one of my favorite TV shows as a kid. I have some of the DVDs.

He was really good in “One Of My Wives Is Missing” or maybe called “Masqureade”.


10 posted on 12/24/2012 3:21:15 PM PST by wally_bert (There are no winners in a game of losers. I'm Tommy Joyce, welcome to the Oriental Lounge.)
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To: John W

I was just watching him last night on Quincy... via Netflix. RIP


11 posted on 12/24/2012 3:22:20 PM PST by Gefn
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To: John W

I remember when Dr Quincy was looking for handgun that got loose and was killing people.

“WE’VE GOT TO FIND IT BEFORE IT KILLS AGAIN!”

Never watched him after that.


12 posted on 12/24/2012 3:24:44 PM PST by Ruy Dias de Bivar (REOPEN THE CLOSED MENTAL INSTITUTIONS! Damn the ACLU!)
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To: John W

Hagman, now Klugman...


13 posted on 12/24/2012 3:28:22 PM PST by Arthurio
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To: John W

How bout a couple of great Oscar Madison quotes?

WANDER: He’s like my third husband, he should rest in peace.
OSCAR MADISON: How do you know he’s dead? Maybe he’s just bluffing.


[about Felix]
OSCAR MADISON: I know him. He’s too nervous to kill himself. Wears his seat belt in a drive-in movie.


14 posted on 12/24/2012 3:29:47 PM PST by Reagan‹berAlles
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To: Huskrrrr

The pool shark episode. One of my favorites.


15 posted on 12/24/2012 3:31:22 PM PST by discostu (Not a part of anyone's well oiled machine.)
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To: discostu

I think he was also in an episode about a down-and-out jazz trumpeter.


16 posted on 12/24/2012 3:33:40 PM PST by rabidralph
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To: Larry Lucido

17 posted on 12/24/2012 3:34:42 PM PST by Neidermeyer
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To: Larry Lucido

18 posted on 12/24/2012 3:35:04 PM PST by Neidermeyer
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To: cotton1706

He was in “Goodbye, Columbus” also, wasn’t he?


19 posted on 12/24/2012 3:36:17 PM PST by thecodont
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To: rabidralph

Don’t know how I doubled ,,, great minds and all that ... I thought that Twilight Zone episode was one of the best.


20 posted on 12/24/2012 3:37:41 PM PST by Neidermeyer
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To: rabidralph

Oh yeah, now that you mention it. Really good too. That’s the great part about the Twilight Zone, as soon as somebody mentions an episode you remember it, and you loved it.


21 posted on 12/24/2012 3:37:49 PM PST by discostu (Not a part of anyone's well oiled machine.)
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To: John W

R.I.P.


22 posted on 12/24/2012 3:38:43 PM PST by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11)
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To: John W

Trivia: Jack Klugman’s son Adam is a massive left wing activist.


23 posted on 12/24/2012 3:40:14 PM PST by Borges
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To: thecodont

Yes, he was the father.


24 posted on 12/24/2012 3:41:43 PM PST by HerrBlucher (Praise to the Lord the Almighty the King of Creation)
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To: Borges

Brett Somers shares the blame for that imbecile.


25 posted on 12/24/2012 3:42:42 PM PST by John W (Viva Cristo Rey!)
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To: John W

RIP, Mr. Klugman. I loved him on the TZ, especially the episode where he challenges Jonathan Winters to a game of pool (with very high stakes). I also really liked him on The Odd Couple and in 12 Angry Men. Quincy was okay. I enjoyed the science behind it, but I didn’t like it being the part of what I called “The Lou Grant Effect”. That is, many episodes were simply set pieces for the trendy cause d’jour. Still, even when the show was it its preachiest, Klugman was a fine actor and a class act.


26 posted on 12/24/2012 3:43:15 PM PST by DemforBush (You might very well think that. I could not *possibly* comment.)
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To: cotton1706

All 12 angry men are now gone.

I’ll always fondly remember him for that film and his wonderful performance in “The Odd Couple.”

RIP, Jack.


27 posted on 12/24/2012 3:46:33 PM PST by miss marmelstein ( Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: Huskrrrr

A great man who left behind a great body of work. Rest in Peace. You can go to that great theater in the sky.


28 posted on 12/24/2012 3:46:57 PM PST by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar

I agree with you. The Quincy show was left wing...


29 posted on 12/24/2012 3:51:44 PM PST by tje
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar

Typical liberal drivel.


30 posted on 12/24/2012 3:52:57 PM PST by Blood of Tyrants (The one thing that Hollywood gets right about guns is that crminals will always get them.)
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To: Neidermeyer

Just watched that episode on Netflix last night. Great performance by Klugman.


31 posted on 12/24/2012 3:56:54 PM PST by TADSLOS (I took extra credit at the School of Hard Knocks)
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To: John W

Jack Klugman was a great actor, one of that handful of actors who made anything they were in better just because they were in it.


32 posted on 12/24/2012 3:59:07 PM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar

LOL! I doubt he wrote that episode.
Maybe he was a liberal, maybe not. If he was, at least he wasn’t a bigmouth “activist” about it.


33 posted on 12/24/2012 4:02:18 PM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: DemforBush

One memorable Quincy (that is widely mocked today) alerted us to the dangers of punk rock.


34 posted on 12/24/2012 4:06:10 PM PST by Ted Grant
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To: John W; a fool in paradise; Slings and Arrows

Who among us didn’t think he was dead?


35 posted on 12/24/2012 4:08:07 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: Reagan√úberAlles

“I like ketchup. It’s like tomato wine”


36 posted on 12/24/2012 4:34:54 PM PST by FlJoePa ("Success without honor is an unseasoned dish; it will satisfy your hunger, but it won't taste good")
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To: Sacajaweau
"Always thought Oscar would make a great buddy."

That is exactly what I was thinking.

RIP.

37 posted on 12/24/2012 4:42:55 PM PST by hummingbird
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To: miss marmelstein
All 12 angry men are now gone.

I believe Courtney Vance, Dorian Harewood and James Gandolfini are still alive

38 posted on 12/24/2012 4:43:13 PM PST by Alaska Wolf (Carry a Gun, It's a Lighter Burden Than Regret)
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To: Revolting cat!

“Who among us didn’t think he was dead?”

I’ll admit to it, RC. When I read the headline, I thought that he had passed years ago from cancer. RIP, Jack.


39 posted on 12/24/2012 4:51:27 PM PST by momtothree
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To: John W
Opening of "Quincy, M.E."
40 posted on 12/24/2012 4:54:57 PM PST by Publius (A centralized government is a centralized evil.)
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To: Reagan√úberAlles
Remember when Felix would sign his notes to Oscar "FU"?

They were in an argument and it comes out the "Felix Unger" was "FU".

All that time, Oscar thought Felix meant "**** you" !

41 posted on 12/24/2012 5:15:40 PM PST by hummingbird
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To: John W

WWII Vet, too. RIP, and thanks for your service.


42 posted on 12/24/2012 5:23:32 PM PST by TwelveOfTwenty (Ho, ho, hey, hey, I'm BUYcotting Chick-Fil-A)
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To: John W

As a kid I remember watching the Odd Couple and always liked that show.


43 posted on 12/24/2012 5:27:09 PM PST by fkabuckeyesrule
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To: Neidermeyer

He could play comic and tragic roles; excellent at both.


44 posted on 12/24/2012 5:27:09 PM PST by hummingbird
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To: rabidralph
He was in at least two more "Twilight Zones." In one he was the father of a young soldier in Vietnam who got to visit his son's younger self. He gave his life in place of his wounded son in Vietnam.

And he was in an hour-long space exploration episode.

45 posted on 12/24/2012 5:31:05 PM PST by Zionist Conspirator (Ki-hagoy vehamamlakhah 'asher lo'-ya`avdukh yove'du; vehagoyim charov yecheravu!)
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To: Lancey Howard
"Jack Klugman was a great actor, one of that handful of actors who made anything they were in better just because they were in it."

Absolutely!

46 posted on 12/24/2012 5:31:30 PM PST by hummingbird
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To: Zionist Conspirator

I never saw the space exploration but I vaguely remember the Vietnam episode. BTW, SyFy usually runs a marathon of Twilght Zone episodes, beginning New Year’s Eve. I’m looking forward to that!


47 posted on 12/24/2012 5:35:24 PM PST by rabidralph
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To: John W

48 posted on 12/24/2012 5:36:19 PM PST by Rebelbase
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To: John W; Impy; Clemenza; GOPsterinMA; AuH2ORepublican; BillyBoy

Always enjoyed his work. RIP.


49 posted on 12/24/2012 5:56:15 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: John W

Won’t anybody else here admit that they thought he had already died at least 10 years ago?


50 posted on 12/24/2012 6:38:11 PM PST by Lockbar (Quality factory loaded ammunition ---- The New Gold)
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