Peter Falk

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Peter Falk
Photo Credit: luvsydb
Age: 83 (age at death)
Nationality: American
Claim to Fame: Columbo

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." Wikipedia


From this profile you will find 124 photos, 8 quotes, 27 trivia items, 8 magazines, 83 lists, 38 awards, 5 pictorials, 281 film credits, 29 news stories, 2 relationships, and key facts about Peter Falk!

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281 Credits »
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



I did do my own stunts.


38 Awards »
Nominated for 38 Awards | Won 18

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29 Stories »


83 Lists »
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