26 December 2012 11:04 AM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Celebrated actors Jack Klugman and Charles Durning both passed away on Christmas Eve. Jack Klugman was 90 years old at the time of his death, while Charles Durning was 89 years old.

After a string of guest-starring spots on various TV shows throughout the 1950s and 1960s, Jack Klugman became a household name by starring in The Odd Couple alongside Tony Randall. The show ran from 1970 to 1975, starring Jack Klugman as sloppy sports writer Oscar Madison and Tony Randall as the neat freak photographer Felix Unger, roles they both reprised from Neil Simon's stage show in the 1950s. Jack Klugman went on to star as the title character in Quincy M.E., which ran from 1976 to 1983. He also starred in films such as 12 Angry Men and Days of Wine and Roses.

Jack Klugman lost one of his vocal chords to throat cancer in 1989, but rehabilitated enough to get his voice back. An »


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