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Peter Falk

Mostly Credited As: Peter Falk
Sometimes Credited As: Peter Faulk

Birth Name: Peter Michael Falk
Date Of Birth: September 16, 1927 (Age 83)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: New York City, New York
Date Of Death: June 23, 2011
Cause Of Death: Alzheimer
Height: 5' 6" (1.67 m)

Peter Falk


Peter Falk, who played the famous Inspector Columbo, passed away on June 23, 2011. Mr Falk died at the age of 83 at his home in California, Beverly Hills. His daughter, Catherine Falk, delivered the sad news. He was suffering from Alzheimer's disease for many years. His wife Shera, with whom he was married for 34 years, looked after him.
Born on September 16, 1927 in New York, Peter Falk became ​​famous worldwide for his role as Inspector Columbo in the series of the same name, he embodied the detective on the small screen from 1968 to 2003. He won four Emmy awards for this role. In total, Peter Falk made sixty films.
Peter Falk wrote in 2006 his autobiography, Just One More Thing: Stories from My Life (Columbo's memoirs).

Peter Falk
TV Appearances

Main cast 
Columbo (1971)As: Lieutenant Columbo
Tony Awards (1967)As: Himself (Co-Host 1974)
Trials of O'Brien (1965)As: Daniel O'Brien
Episode Cast Credits 

The New Paul O'Grady Show (2006) 
  Series 3, Show 42 03x42: (May/29/2007) As Himself 

Live with Kelly & Michael (1983) 
  Annette Bening and Peter Falk 25x36: (Oct/23/2006) As Himself 

Jimmy Kimmel Live (2003) 
  Matthew Fox, Peter Falk & Blood Brothers 03x125: (Sep/20/2005) As Himself 

The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003) 
  Donald Trump/Paul Reiser/Peter Falk/Pussycat Dolls 03x12: (Sep/20/2005) As Himself 

Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993) 
  Gwyneth Paltrow, Peter Falk, Switchfoot 13x05: (Sep/13/2005) As Himself 
  Peter Falk, Bridget Moynahan, Shaolin Monks 10x67: (Jan/29/2003) As Himself 

Good Day Live (2001) 
  Katey Sagal, Peter Falk; Leonard Maltin 04x57: (Nov/23/2004) As Himself 

The View (1997) 
  Season 6, Episode 108 06x108: (Jan/29/2003) As Himself 
  Season 2, Episode 28 02x28: (Oct/07/1998) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Inside the Actors Studio (1994) 
  Peter Falk 05x14: (Aug/08/1999) As Himself 

E! Mysteries and Scandals (1998) 
  Inger Stevens 02x22: (Aug/02/1999) As Himself 

The Late Show with David Letterman (1993) 
  Show #0336 02x117: (Mar/01/1995) As Himself 

The Emmy Awards (1949) 
  The 42nd Annual Emmy Awards 42x01: (Sep/16/1990) As Winner: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series (for 'Columbo') 
  The 28th Annual Emmy Awards 28x01: (May/17/1976) As Winner: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series (for 'Columbo') 
  The 27th Annual Emmy Awards 27x01: (May/19/1975) As Winner: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series (for 'Columbo') 
  The 24th Annual Emmy Awards 24x01: (May/06/1972) As Winner: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series (for 'Columbo') 

American Masters (1986) 
  Sanford Meisner: the Theater's Best Kept Secret 05x07: (Aug/27/1990) As Himself 
  John Cassavetes 05x02: (Jul/09/1990) As Himself 

The Academy Awards (1953) 
  The 47th Annual Academy Awards 23x01: (Apr/08/1975) As Presenter, [Featuring]

Tony Awards (1967) 
  The 28th Annual Tony Awards 08x01: (Apr/21/1974) As Himself (Co-Host) 

The Golden Globes (1944) 
  The 30th Annual Golden Globe Awards 30x01: (Jan/28/1973) As Winner: Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Drama (for 'Columbo') 

Omnibus (1967) 
  The Making of 'Husbands' 05x06: (Mar/28/1971) As Himself 

The Dean Martin Show (1965) 
  Shirley Jones / Peter Falk / Joe Namath / Kenny Rogers & the First Edition 06x02: (Sep/24/1970) As Himself 

Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (1968) 
  Episode #35 02x21: (Feb/24/1969) As Himself 
  Episode #28 02x14: (Jan/06/1969) As Himself 

The Red Skelton Show (1951) 
  Peter Falk / Jane Morgan 16x19: (Jan/03/1967) As Himself 

Trials of O'Brien (1965) 
  A Gaggle of Girls 01x07: (Oct/30/1965) As Daniel O'Brien, [Starring Roles]

Ben Casey (1961) 
  For Jimmy, the Best of Everything 04x06: (Oct/19/1964) As Dr. Jimmy Reynolds 

Bob Hope Presents The Chrysler Theatre (1963) 
  Four Kings 01x05: (Nov/01/1963) As Bert Graumann 

Wagon Train (1957) 
  The Gus Morgan Story 07x03: (Sep/30/1963) As Gus Morgan, [Special Guest Stars]

Dr. Kildare (1961) 
  The Balance and the Crucible 02x29: (May/02/1963) As Matt Gunderson 

The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1962) 
  Bonfire 01x13: (Dec/13/1962) As Robert Evans 

Naked City (1958) 
  Lament for a Dead Indian 03x25: (Apr/11/1962) As Frank O'Hearn 
  A Very Cautious Boy 02x24: (Apr/26/1961) As Lee Stanton 
  A Death of Princes 02x01: (Oct/12/1960) As Gimpy, [Uncredited]
  Lady Bug, Lady Bug 01x11: (Dec/09/1958) As Extortionist 

87th Precinct (1961) 
  The Pigeon 01x19: (Jan/29/1962) As Greg Brovane 

The New Breed (1961) 
  Cross the Little Line 01x15: (Jan/09/1962) As Lopez 

The Twilight Zone (1959) 
  The Mirror 03x06: (Oct/20/1961) As Ramos Clemente 

The Untouchables (1959) (1959) 
  The Troubleshooter 03x01: (Oct/12/1961) As Nate Selko, [Special Guest Stars]
  Underworld Bank 01x26: (Apr/14/1960) As Duke Mullen 

Target: The Corruptors (1961) 
  The Million Dollar Dump 01x01: (Sep/29/1961) As Nick Long 

The Barbara Stanwyck Show (1960) 
  The Assassin 01x32: (May/15/1961) As Joe 

Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955) (1955) 
  Gratitude 06x28: (Apr/25/1961) As Meyer Fine 

The Aquanauts (1960) 
  The Double Adventure 01x23: (Mar/29/1961) As Angel 
  The Jeremiah Adventure 01x20: (Mar/01/1961) As Jeremiah 

Have Gun, Will Travel (1957) 
  The Poker Fiend 04x09: (Nov/12/1960) As Waller 

The Islanders (1960) 
  Hostage Island 01x06: (Nov/06/1960) As Hooker 

Decoy (1957) 
  The Comeback 01x37: (Jan/14/1959) As Fred Dana 

Kraft Television Theatre (1947) (1947) 
  Night Cry 11x44: (Aug/13/1958) As Izzy 

Studio One (1948) 
  Rudy 09x45: (Aug/19/1957) As Jack 
  The Mother Bit 09x35: (Jun/10/1957) As Carmen's Assistant 

Robert Montgomery Presents Your Lucky Strike Theatre (1950) 
  Return Visit 08x35: (May/13/1957) As guest star 

New York Confidential (1958) 
  Girl from Nowhere 01x11: (Unknown) As Pete 
Crew Credits

Show Crew



Episode Crew


Columbo (1971) (Credited in 2 episodes from this show) 
 
It's All in the Game 10x07 Oct/31/1993 As: Writer
Blueprint for Murder 01x09 Feb/09/1972 As: Director
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Trivia

He is a close friend of Patrick McGoohan.

His right eye was removed when he was three years old due to cancer.

He has two daughters, Catherine and Jackie.

He has been married to Shera Danese since December 7, 1977.

In December of 2008, Falk's daughter Catherine announced that he is suffering from Alzheimer's Disease.

Peter Falk Quotes
One more thing...

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