Jack Klugman – Net Worth, Ethnicity, Grandchildren, Career, Brother, Bio

Jack Klugman - Net Worth, Ethnicity, Grandchildren, Career, Brother, Bio

Facts about Jack Klugman

Net Worth $4 million
Income Source Actor
Ethnicity Russian-Jewish
Wife Brett Somers (m. 1953 – 1977) and Peggy Crosby (m. 2008 – 2012)
Real Name Jacob Joachim Klugman
Religion Judaism
Parents Max Klugman (Father) and Rose Klugman (Mother)
Sons Adam Klugman and David Klugman
Spouse Brett Somers (m. 1953 – 1977) and Peggy Crosby (m. 2008 – 2012)
Grandchildren Victor Klugman and Monalisa Klugman
Height 5 feet 9 inches (1.74 m)
House Los Angeles, California, United States
Birthday April, 27, 1922
Brother Maurice Klugman

Who is Jack Klugman?

Jack Klugman is an American stage, film and television actor. He is best known for his role as Frankie Page in the 1956 film Time Table and for starring in the 1957 film 12 Angry Men.

Jack Klugman Biography and Education

Jack Klugman was born on April, 27, 1922 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. He was born to his parents named Max Klugman (Father), a house painter and Rose Klugman (Mother), a hat maker. He grew up with five siblings and was the youngest.

Jack Klugman attended Carnegie Institute of Technology, which is now known as Carnegie Mellon University, in Pittsburgh and he graduated in 1948.

Klugman’s parents are Russian Jewish immigrants. Klugman served in the United States Army during World War II.

Jack Klugman Career

Jack Klugman began his acting career at a Theatre in Boston. In 1954, he was cast as Jim Hanson on the soap opera, The Greatest Gift. From 1960 to 1963, he played a role in four episodes of The Twilight Zone series called ‘A Passage for Trumpet’.

In 1965, Klugman replaced Walter Matthau in the lead role of Oscar Madison in the original Broadway production of The Odd Couple. In 1996, he co-starred in The Twilight of the Golds and the comedy film Dear God.

In 2005, he appeared in the comedy film When Do We Eat? And in 2010, he made his final appearance on television screen which was in the horror film Twelve Angry Men.

Jack Klugman Cancer and Death

Throughout most of his years as an actor, Klugman battled with throat cancer which he was diagnosed of in 1974. In 1988, he lost a vocal cord to throat cancer surgery and this left him with a raspy voice.

This actor died at the age of 90 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California. He died of Prostate Cancer on December 24, 2012.

Jack Klugman Ethnicity and Nationality

Jack Klugman was of Russian-Jewish ethnicity. He was an American by nationality.

Jack Klugman Real Name

Jack Klugman’s real name was Jacob Joachim Klugman.

Jack Klugman Wife

Jack Klugman was married twice. He was married to actress Brett Somers in 1953 and they divorced in 1977. He later got married to Peggy Crosby in 2008 and they were both together until his death in 2012.

Jack Klugman Religion

Jack Klugman’s religion is Judaism and this is because he was raised in a Jewish family.

Jack Klugman Parents

Jack Klugman was born to his parents named Max Klugman (Father) and Rose Klugman (Mother).

Jack Klugman Height and Weight

Jack Klugman stood at a height of 5 feet 9 inches (1.74 m). He weighed 70 kg.

Jack Klugman Son and Brother

Jack Klugman had two sons named Adam Klugman and David Klugman. He had a brother named Maurice Klugman, a writer and producer.

Jack Klugman Grandchildren and Daughter

Jack Klugman had two grandchildren named Victor Klugman and Monalisa Klugman. He also had a step-daughter named Leslie Klein.

Jack Klugman House

Jack Klugman’s house was located in Los Angeles, California, United States.

Social Media Presence

Before his death, Klugman wasn’t active on any social media network and therefore had no social media following.

Controversies, rumors and legal issues

Before passing away in 2012, Klugman wasn’t linked to any known controversy, rumors and legal issues.

Jack Klugman Net Worth and Salary

Jack Klugman was an American stage, film and television actor and his net worth is estimated to be $4 million.

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