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Peter Michael Falk was born on September 16, 1927 in New York City, New York. At the age of 3, his right eye was surgically removed due to cancer. He graduated from Ossining High School, where he was President of his class. ...See full bio » Born: September 16, 1927 in New York City, New York, USA Died: June 23, 2011 (age 83) in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA


2011 in film and TV : Peter Falk, American actor, died June 23, of Alzheimer's disease, at the age of 83; pictured in his role as television detective "Colombo"

from E! Online

Peter Falk from Celebrity Deaths: 2011's Fallen Stars

Peter Falk The Emmy-winning Columbo star—and Princess Bride's book-reading grandpa!—passed away at his home in Beverly Hills. Falk, who reportedly suffered from Alzheimer's disease, was 83.


Peter Michael Falk (September 16, 1927 – June 23, 2011) was an American actor, best known for his role as Lt. Columbo in the television series Columbo. He appeared in numerous films such as The Princess Bride, The Great Race and Next, and television guest roles. He was nominated for an Academy Award twice (for 1960's Murder, Inc. and 1961's Pocketful of Miracles), and won the Emmy Award on five occasions (four for Columbo) and the Golden Globe Award once.

from GQ

The GQ 100

The Cassavetes Crew From left: Peter Falk, Ben Gazzara, and John Cassavetes on the set of the 1970 film Husbands. Read More


Columbo - Feb.20,1968 - Jan.30,2003 an American detective mystery television film series, starring Peter Falk as Columbo, a homicide detective with the Los Angeles Police Department.

from Damn, That's Some Fine Tailoring

Lapelaholism/Why I Love… Columbo

"...things aren't really what they seem to be, are they?" - Columbo "Suitable for Framing" (1971)