Jack Klugman

Odd man in

Klugman, who died Dec. 24 at age 90, was not like many stars. A leading man, rough-voiced, with a face like weathered stone, he could play comedy while giving a hint of the soul of a guy like blunt-talking sportswriter Oscar Madison--who, with Tony Randall's Felix Unger, made up the title duo of The Odd Couple, the enduring 1970s sitcom based on Neil Simon's Broadway hit. In a long career that went from Twelve Angry Men on film to the forensic pathologist on TV's Quincy, M.E., Klugman created everymen who he somehow conveyed had been around the block: seen things, felt...

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