Dec 27 2012

Jack Klugman’s Life Saving Legacy

(2 pm. – promoted by ek hornbeck)

On Christmas Eve, stage, film and television actor Jack Klugman, 90, died peacefully at home in California. Best know for his rolls as Oscar Madison, the sloppy roommate to Felix Unger in the TV series “The Odd Couple” and the crime-fighting coroner in “Quincy, M.E.,” Mr. Klugman left another legacy that of live saver for millions of people who suffer from rare or “orphan diseases.” Through his TV show “Quincy, M.E” and testimony before the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health, he as instrumental in passage of the Orphan Drug Act of 1983.

Thanks, Jack

1 comment

  1. TMC

    May the Goddess guide Jack on his journey to the Summerlands. May his family, friends and all those whose lives he helped save find Peace.

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