Appeared in "The Value of Narnes" by James Sweet
. George Street Playhouse, New Brunswick, NJ.
1 Print Biography |
1 Interview |
6 Articles |
2 Magazine Cover Photos |
5' 9" (1.75 m)
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[on what made Quincy M.E.
(1976) a hit] Quincy was a muckraker, like Upton Sinclair
, who wrote about injustices. He was my ideal as a youngster, my author, my hero. Everybody said, "Quincy' will never be a hit.". I said, "You guys are wrong. He's two heroes in one, a cop and a doctor". A coroner has power. He can tell the police commissioner to investigate a murder. I saw the opportunity to do ...
As a film character actor, Klugman was the epitome of the everyman. He was one of the pioneers of television acting in the 1950s and is best remembered for his 1970s television work as Oscar Madison on The Odd Couple
(1970) and as the medical examiner on Quincy M.E.