jack klugman dead odd couple gi Jack Klugman dies: 'Odd Couple' actor was 90Actor Jack Klugman died Monday (Dec. 24) in Los Angeles at the age of 90.

His wife, Peggy, tells Los Angeles’ KABC-TV that he died at his home in Northridge.

Klugman famously played half of TV’s “The Odd Couple.” He won two Emmys as sloppy sportswriter Oscar Madison to Tony Randall’s fussy Felix Unger on the ’70s sitcom. He also starred as a medical examiner in the series “Quincy, M.E.” from 1976 to 1983.

He lost his voice to throat cancer in the ’80s but retrained himself to speak and returned to acting in the Broadway’s “Three Men on a Horse” in 1993.  

As for film roles, he appeared in “12 Angry Men” (1957), “Days of Wine and Roses” (1962), “Goodbye, Columbus” (1969) and “Two-Minute Warning” (1976).

Klugman is survived by his wife, sons, David and Adam, and two grandchildren.

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