Digital Art Zone

 
     
OT: Jack Klugman, “Quincy ME”, RIP
Posted: 24 December 2012 05:55 PM   [ Ignore ]
Active Member
Avatar
RankRank
Total Posts:  508
Joined  2003-10-09

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-20840475

The famous actor from Quincy and The Odd Couple, has passed away at age 90.

 Signature 

A good pun is its own reword

“The greatest sin is to be willfully unteachable” - Dr. Pat Allen

Profile
 
 
Posted: 24 December 2012 06:08 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
Addict
Avatar
RankRankRankRank
Total Posts:  10937
Joined  2007-11-06

...ohhgeez, loved him in the Odd Couple series.

 Signature 

...it’s five minutes to midnight…

I’d rather have a blue sky above me than a blue screen in front of me.

Profile
 
 
Posted: 25 December 2012 06:20 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
Active Member
RankRank
Total Posts:  540
Joined  2010-09-02

In a TV world where most masculine characters were generally played (and written) unconvincingly, or shallowly, he was a real guy.

I doubt if anyone else could’ve played Oscar Madison as well.
(I was biased against the movie, having seen it later. But I don’t think Matthau was nearly as much fun).

And he made Quincy watchable.

I wish I remembered his Twilight Zone episodes more clearly.  I do remember he was excellent in “A Game of Pool”, though (opposite Jonathan Winters in a brilliant, serious role).

I’m sure I saw “12 Angry Men”, on TV, when I was a little kid. But I have no recollection.


In interviews, his throat cancer surgery didn’t seem to slow him down - just another thing, in life, to deal with.


I’m glad he got to a ripe old age.

 Signature 

Windows:          DAZ History Manager         Daz Wishlist Manager         3D Content Downloader

Firefox Fixes for the Old Forum:      Bookmarks       Images

Fun With Bundles Thread 2

Profile
 
 
Posted: 25 December 2012 07:33 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
Power Member
Avatar
RankRankRank
Total Posts:  2079
Joined  2003-10-09

awww bummer, I loved Quincy :(

Profile
 
 
Posted: 25 December 2012 11:13 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]
Active Member
Avatar
RankRank
Total Posts:  628
Joined  2008-07-16

Jack Klugman used to remind me of my step-dad a lot, in looks and voice. 
I liked him in most of his roles. He always seemed to play the grumpy curmudgeon with a heart of gold…  especially as Oscar Madison.
My friend and I used to play Quincy… she was Sam and I was Quincy… we would autopsy her sister when she fell asleep on the sofa… It was more of a running gag than an actual game, but it would to annoy the hell out of her sister to find us trying to saw her head open with playschool tools… she was a real heavy sleeper and we got some great pictures out of it.
90… not bad, but he’ll be missed.

 Signature 

VISIT MY ShareCG FREEBIE GALLERY

Profile
 
 
Posted: 25 December 2012 02:16 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 5 ]
Addict
Avatar
RankRankRankRank
Total Posts:  10937
Joined  2007-11-06

...I always thought he would have been a perfect fit for the film Grumpy Old Men.

 Signature 

...it’s five minutes to midnight…

I’d rather have a blue sky above me than a blue screen in front of me.

Profile
 
 
Posted: 25 December 2012 02:21 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 6 ]
Power Member
Avatar
RankRankRank
Total Posts:  2079
Joined  2003-10-09
Kyoto Kid - 25 December 2012 02:16 PM

...I always thought he would have been a perfect fit for the film Grumpy Old Men.

he took over Mathau’s role in the Odd Couple, Mathau did the film version, Klugman did the TV version

Profile
 
 
Posted: 25 December 2012 02:33 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 7 ]
Member
Avatar
Rank
Total Posts:  66
Joined  2010-11-24

A fine actor. He’ll be missed.

 Signature 

Jim
‘Through the thorns to the stars.’ from Ghost in the Shell.

Profile
 
 
Posted: 25 December 2012 05:14 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 8 ]
Addict
Avatar
RankRankRankRank
Total Posts:  2878
Joined  2004-10-25

I heard this on the news last night and was saddened.  I loved both the Odd Couple and Quincy.  long face

 Signature 

OK . . . Where’s my chocolate?     Post Count —> 3,263 and growing!     Visit my Renderosity Gallery

It’s what you learn after you know it all that counts ~ John Wooden

Profile
 
 
Posted: 25 December 2012 05:16 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 9 ]
Active Member
Avatar
RankRank
Total Posts:  370
Joined  2012-09-27

I loved watching Quincy reruns.  :(  He will be missed.

Profile