It's Christmas Eve, and I just found out ten minutes ago. Klugman was my favorite Twilight Zone actor, appearing in four great episodes, all of which reside in my top 40 favorites ("A Passage for Trumpet," "A Game of Pool," "Death Ship" and "In Praise of Pip"). Needless to say, I'm devastated. I always imagined I'd somehow meet him, shake his hand and thank him for a lifetime of brilliant work. It'll never happen now. The closest I'll ever come are the two autographed items I bought on eBay:
Rest in peace, Jack. And a Merry Christmas to each and all.