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Peter Falk
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Age 83
Birthday 16 September, 1927
Birthplace New York City, New York, USA
Died 23 June, 2011
Place of Death Beverly Hills, California, USA
Height 5' 6" (168 cm)
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Nationality American
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Columbo
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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, It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World, A Woman Under the Influence, and Murder by Death, as well as many television guest roles. He was nominated for an Academy Award twice (for 1960's Murder, Inc. and 1961's Pocketful of Miracles), and he won the Emmy Award on five occasions (four for Columbo) and the Golden Globe Award once. Director William Friedkin said of Falk's role in his film The Brink's Job (1978): "Peter has a great range from comedy to drama. He could break your heart or he could make you laugh."

Filmography

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2009 American Cowslip Father Randolph
2007 Next Irv
2007 Three Days to Vegas Gus 'Fitzy' Fitzgerald
2005 Checking Out Morris Applebaum
2005 The Thing About My Folks Sam Kleinman
2004 Shark Tale Don Feinberg
2004 When Angels Come to Town Max
2003 Finding John Christmas Max
2003 Wilder Days James 'Pop Up' Morse
2002 Three Days of Rain Waldo
2002 Undisputed Mendy Ripstein

Quotes

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I did do my own stunts.

Awards

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Nominated for 38 Awards | Won 18

In The News

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