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Jack Klugman

Died from Prostate Cancer

1/4/2013 4:55 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0104-jack-klugman-doc-gettyJack Klugman's cause of death was prostate cancer according to the actor's death certificate ... TMZ has learned.

The document also states Klugman died at his home in the San Fernando Valley. His wife Peggy was by his side.

Klugman -- who died unexpectedly on Christmas Eve -- was most famous for playing Oscar Madison on the legendary TV show "The Odd Couple" ... followed by the title role on "Quincy, M.E." in the 70s and 80s.

The actor had already beat cancer once in the 80s -- and although the throat cancer battle cost him his voice, he eventually trained himself to speak again.

Klugman was 90 years old.

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Rocco    

When you live to be 90, I'd call it dying of old age. He had a good, long life.

666 days ago
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Elizabeth Alan    

Rest in peace Mr. Klugman.

666 days ago
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roll3567    

You didn't get your prostate checked? Oscar...Oscar...Oscar.

666 days ago
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Robin    

Truly a shame. Was a great actor to watch. Loved all the shows he was in!

666 days ago
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IceGypsy    

Great man, he was the best in the Odd Couple. RIP Jack.

666 days ago
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Jay W.     

90 is one helluva a good run! RIP Jack.

666 days ago
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LK    

RIP

666 days ago
23.

DaveT    

If I simply say..."Odd Couple theme song"...most of you will have the tune stuck in your head the rest of the night

666 days ago
24.

Diana    

I hope they put reruns on to watch the odd couple..good show. He was a good actor. He had a good life it looks like :).

665 days ago
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Spicy mag    

He is immortal on channel 11 reruns. Pix pix pix pix pix.

665 days ago
26.

Abu    

Sad news. More so since Royal Raymond Rife was curing cancer back in the 1940s, until the drug companies railroaded him.

665 days ago
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the_truth_hurts    

you only get that from ghey anal sexx...and at his age, im shocked!

665 days ago
28.

EasilyHard    

If you live to be 80 you will have prostate issues and your height will decrease by 2-4 inches....life is beautiful

665 days ago
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Cheryl A.    

This poor man beat throat cancer then died of prostate cancer, a kind of cancer men can live with for many years. Funny, I never thought he would make it to 90 and that Tony Randall would have made it to at least 90. Sad, Rest in Peace, Jack.

665 days ago
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Boycott Hollywood    

good, sayonara beetch

664 days ago
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