Jack Klugman, the prolific, craggy-faced character actor and regular guy who was loved by millions as the messy one in TV's "The Odd Couple" and the crime-fighting coroner in "Quincy, M.E.," died Monday, a son said. He was 90.
Jack Klugman, left, and Tony Randall laugh at a news conference announcing they will reprise their most famous roles as Oscar Madison and Felix Unger, respectively, for a one-night benefit performance of Neil Simon's play, "The Odd Couple," in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Dec. 3, 1992)
Jack Klugman holds an Emmy for his role in "The Odd Couple." The award was presented to Klugman at the 25th Emmy Awards banquet in Los Angeles for outstanding continued performance by an actor in a leading role in a comedy series. (May 20, 1973)
In "The Odd Couple" episode "Scrooge Gets an Oscar," a parody of "A Christmas Carol," Felix (Tony Randall) and Oscar (Jack Klugman) become Charles Dickens characters in a dream after a miserable Oscar refuses to be Ebenezer Scrooge in a children's play. (Dec. 17, 1970)
Jack Klugman as Oscar Madison in "The Odd Couple" on Sept. 17, 1971.