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Jacob Joachim Klugman
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Jack Klugman Fast Facts:
Following his first audition, was told he was better suited to be a truck driver.
Roomed with Charles Bronson at the start of their acting careers.
Tied with Burgess Meredith for the most appearances (four) on
The Twilight Zone
Was part of the original 1959 Broadway cast of the musical
with Ethel Merman. But because he had no singing voice, he had no solo numbers.
Replaced Walter Matthau on Broadway during the production of
The Odd Couple
before playing Oscar on the TV series (and winning two Emmys for it).
Though he and wife Brett Somers legally separated in 1974, the two never divorced.
Slowly regained his voice following surgery for throat cancer in 1989; credits Tony Randall with helping to get his career back on track with a one-night stage performance of
The Odd Couple
in 1991 to benefit Randall's National Actors Theatre.
Published the memoir
Tony and Me: A Story of Friendship
, which documented his relationship with Tony Randall, in 2005.
Jack Klugman Relationships:
Maurice Klugman - Brother
Max Klugman - Father
Peggy Crosby - Wife
Adam Klugman - Son
Rose Klugman - Mother
Barbara Neugass - Ex-significant Other
David Klugman - Son
Brett Somers - Wife (deceased)
Jack Klugman Awards:
1977 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series - Nominee
1972 Emmy: Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Comedy Series - Nominee
1975 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series - Nominee
1964 Emmy: Outstanding Single Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role - Winner
1980 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series - Nominee
1978 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series - Nominee
1971 Emmy: Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Comedy Series - Winner
1979 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series - Nominee
1974 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy - Winner
1973 Emmy: Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Comedy Series - Winner
1974 Emmy: Best Lead Actor in a Comedy Series - Nominee
1972 Golden Globe: Actor in a Leading Role - Musical or Comedy Series or Television Movie - Nominee
1969 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Supporting Actor - Nominee
1960 Tony: Actor, Supporting or Featured (Musical) - Nominee
Carnegie Institute of Technology, Pittsburgh, PA (1948)
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