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Jack Klugman

 
Date Of Death:
December 24, 2012 (???)
Birth Place:
USA
Bio:
Jack Klugman was an American stage, film, and television actor. His career began in the 1950s with 12 Angry Men (1957) and Cry Terror! (1958). He won his first Primetime Emmy Award for his guest-starring role on The Defenders in 1964. He also appeared on The Twilight Zone. Klugman replaced ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: April 27, 1922
Date of Death: December 24, 2012 (90)

Birth Place: USA

Bio:
Jack Klugman was an American stage, film, and television actor. His career began in the 1950s with 12 Angry Men (1957) and Cry Terror! (1958). He won his first Primetime Emmy Award for his guest-starring role on The Defenders in 1964. He also appeared on The Twilight Zone. Klugman replaced ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
1997
Willie Clark
  [Broadway]
1993
Patsy
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1985
Nat [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
1968
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1965
Oscar Madison [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
1962
Caesario Grimaldi [Replacement]
Caesario Grimaldi [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1959
Herbie
  [Broadway]
1956
Carmen
  [Broadway]
1952
Frank Bonaparte

Photos

Marcia Wallace, Mark Cherry, Brett Somers and Jack Klugman attending a performance of Photo

Marcia Wallace, Mark Cherry, Brett Somers and Jack Klugman attending a performance of.An Evening with Brett Somers at Danny''s Cabaret .on West 46th Street in New York City..July 28, 2003.

From: 
Date:
10/28/2013
Marcia Wallace and Brett Somers with her Ex-Husband Jack Klugman.An Evening with Bret Photo

Marcia Wallace and Brett Somers with her Ex-Husband Jack Klugman.An Evening with Brett Somers at Danny''s Cabaret .on West 46th Street in New York City..July 28, 2003.

From: 
Date:
10/28/2013
Marcia Wallace, Mark Cherry, Brett Somers and Jack Klugman attending a performance of Photo

Marcia Wallace, Mark Cherry, Brett Somers and Jack Klugman attending a performance of.An Evening with Brett Somers at Danny''s Cabaret .on West 46th Street in New York City..July 28, 2003.

From: 
Date:
10/28/2013
Marcia Wallace and Brett Somers with her Ex-Husband Jack Klugman.An Evening with Bret Photo

Marcia Wallace and Brett Somers with her Ex-Husband Jack Klugman.An Evening with Brett Somers at Danny''s Cabaret .on West 46th Street in New York City..July 28, 2003.

From: 
Date:
10/28/2013
Jack Klugman attending a performance of An Evening with Brett Somers at Danny's Cabar Photo

Jack Klugman attending a performance of An Evening with Brett Somers at Danny's Cabaret .on West 46th Street in New York City..July 28, 2003.

From: 
Date:
12/30/2012

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
1997
Willie Clark

  [Broadway]
1993
Patsy

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1985
Nat [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
1968
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1965
Oscar Madison [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
1962
Caesario Grimaldi [Replacement]

Caesario Grimaldi [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1959
Herbie

  [Broadway]
1956
Carmen

  [Broadway]
1952
Frank Bonaparte

Jack Klugman Biography

Jack Klugman was an American stage, film, and television actor. His career began in the 1950s with 12 Angry Men (1957) and Cry Terror! (1958). He won his first Primetime Emmy Award for his guest-starring role on The Defenders in 1964. He also appeared on The Twilight Zone.

Klugman replaced Walter Matthau as Oscar Madison in the Broadway play The Odd Couple. He later reprised his role in the television adaptation of The Odd Couple opposite Tony Randall, for which Klugman won his second and third Primetime Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe Award. He later starred in the title role in Quincy, M.E., for which he earned four Primetime Emmy Award nominations.

Jack Klugman Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 1960 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
Jack Klugman, Gypsy

Jack Klugman News

Haunted Houses: The Untold Ghost Stories of Broadway with Jennifer Ashley Tepper! Photo Haunted Houses: The Untold Ghost Stories of Broadway with Jennifer Ashley Tepper!
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 23, 2021

When you think 'haunted houses' you probably don't picture the inside of a theatre. But with an over 100 year history, many of Broadway's most famous houses are positively teeming with reports of the supernatural.

BWW Interview: From WIESENTHAL to TEVYE: The Unstoppable, Energizing Tom Dugan Photo BWW Interview: From WIESENTHAL to TEVYE: The Unstoppable, Energizing Tom Dugan
by Gil Kaan - Jun 17, 2021

The Wallis inaugurates their new pop-up performance space on the Promenade Terrace for live audiences with the world premiere of Tom Dugan’s TEVYE IN NEW YORK! June 23, 2021. Tom co-directs (with Michael Vale) his one-man show on the well-known musical theatre lead character of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF. Tom managed to find time amongst his many, many writing projects to answer a few of my enquiries.

BWW Review: THE ODD COUPLE At Desert Stages Theatre Photo BWW Review: THE ODD COUPLE At Desert Stages Theatre
by Herbert Paine - Apr 14, 2021

Chemistry and balance! Two key ingredients that are (oddly!) in short supply in Scottsdale Desert Stages Theatre’s current production of THE ODD COUPLE, directed by Virginia Olivieri. Simon’s brilliant lines and zingers are there to be uttered, but the execution stumbles. The show runs through April 5th.

Theater Stories: GYPSY, EVITA, THE COLOR PURPLE, the FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Revival, & M Photo Theater Stories: GYPSY, EVITA, THE COLOR PURPLE, the FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Revival, & More About The Broadway Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 17, 2021

This week's Theater Stories features the Broadway Theatre! Learn about the shows to have graced the stage of the theatre, including Gypsy, The Color Purple, Evita and more; the show that broke the theatre's box office record, and much more!

Maryann Plunkett, Jay O. Sanders and More Star in CHRISTMAS EVE 1953 Online Reading t Photo Maryann Plunkett, Jay O. Sanders and More Star in CHRISTMAS EVE 1953 Online Reading to Benefit Shadowland Stages
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 10, 2020

SHADOWLAND STAGES today announced that the theatre will present a special online benefit reading of CHRISTMAS EVE 1953, a short story by Tom Hanks that has been adapted for the stage by SHADOWLAND STAGES' artistic associate, James Glossman.

BWW Exclusive: The 101 Greatest Television Episodes of All Time - from I LOVE LUCY to Photo BWW Exclusive: The 101 Greatest Television Episodes of All Time - from I LOVE LUCY to BETTER CALL SAUL
by Peter Nason - Apr 22, 2020

BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the best TV episodes from the 1950's to 2020; see if your favorites made the list!

BWW Exclusive: The 101 GREATEST PLAYS of the Past 100 Years (1920-2020) Photo BWW Exclusive: The 101 GREATEST PLAYS of the Past 100 Years (1920-2020)
by Peter Nason - Apr 7, 2020

BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the greatest theatrical works (non-musical) from 1920-2020; see if your favorites made the list!

Centenary Stage Company's Production Of THE SUNSHINE BOYS Must Close March 1 Photo Centenary Stage Company's Production Of THE SUNSHINE BOYS Must Close March 1
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 25, 2020

Centenary Stage Company's 2020 professional theatre series must close its run of Neil Simon's The Sunshine Boys Sunday, March 1st. The production will take place in the Sitnik Theatre of the Lackland Performing Arts Center at 715 Grand Ave. Hackettstown, NJ.

Centenary Stage Company Opens Neil Simon's THE SUNSHINE BOYS This Week Photo Centenary Stage Company Opens Neil Simon's THE SUNSHINE BOYS This Week
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 10, 2020

Centenary Stage Company's 2020 professional theatre series opens with its production of Neil Simon's The Sunshine Boys this Friday, February 14. The show runs through March 1 in the Sitnik Theatre of the Lackland Performing Arts Center at 715 Grand Ave. Hackettstown, NJ.

Geva Theatre Center's 47th Season Continues with SLOW FOOD Photo Geva Theatre Center's 47th Season Continues with SLOW FOOD
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 27, 2019

Geva Theatre Center presents Slow Food, by Wendy MacLeod and directed by Skip Greer, in the Elaine P. Wilson Stage from January 14 through February 9.

Jack Klugman Videos

VIDEO: THE CAROL BURNETT SHOW Now Available on iTunes; New Trailer!
by TV News Desk - May 17, 2016

For the first time ever, four volumes of the legendary television series 'THE CAROL BURNETT SHOW' are available in a digital format, Time Life announced today. Click below to watch a promo, featuring interviews with Betty White, Amy Poehler and more, for the collection!

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of Ebony Jo-Ann Celebrates New CD 'Please Save Your Love for Me' at Sugar Bar in April
by Stage Tube - Apr 10, 2016

Ebony Jo-Ann, a 'Blackgold' acclaimed Blues vocalist, multiple award winning Broadway, film and television actress, and social activist, is in residence during the month of April at Ashford & Simpson's Sugar Bar, 254 W. 72nd St. in New York, for the first time since 2011, to reprise Nuttin' But the Blues, the Sugar Bar's weekly Blues series, which she co-created with the late Nick Ashford. Check out a preview here!

VIDEO: Ethel Merman, David Merrick & More in Rare Footage from Original GYPSY Rehearsal
by Caryn Robbins - Jul 13, 2015

Professional writer, playwright and lyricist, Stephen B. Crowley has shared astounding footage of the original 1959 production of GYPSY in rehearsal.

STAGE TUBE: Meet the Company Inside the Rehearsal Room of THREE MEN ON A HORSE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 17, 2011

TACT/The Actors Company Theatre, the critically-acclaimed company 'dedicated to presenting neglected or rarely produced plays of literary merit,' presents Three Men on a Horse, by John Cecil Holm & George Abbott as the final production of the company's 2010/11 season. Directed by TACT Co-Artistic Director Scott Alan Evans, performances began at Theatre Row's Beckett Theatre March 14th, 2011. The show will open on March 24th. Click below to meet the company and go inside the rehearsal room...and stay tuned for more!

STAGE TUBE: Kansas City Repertory Theatre's A CHRISTMAS STORY: THE MUSICAL!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 26, 2009

Kansas City Repertory Theatre's holiday production of 'A Christmas Story: The Musical' continues to charm audiences through January 3, 2010. The new holiday show is the highest-grossing show in the Rep's 45-year history.


Jack Klugman Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Jack Klugman been in?
Jack Klugman has appeared on Broadway in 9 shows.

How many West End shows has Jack Klugman been in?
Jack Klugman has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Jack Klugman been nominated for?
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Gypsy .