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Peter Falk
Peter Michael Falk is an American actor and comedian, best known for his role as Lieutenant Columbo in the television series Columbo, he has won four Primetime Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe Award. He played the role of Columbo for the first time in two 90-minute television pilots; the first with Gene Barry in 1968 and the second with Lee Grant in 1971. After that, the show aired as part of The NBC Mystery Movie series from 1971 to 1978, and again on ABC from 1989 to 2003. Falk has been nominated twice for an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor, for Murder, Inc. and Pocketful of Miracles, and won the first Emmy in 1962 at the Dick Powell Theater. He was the first actor to be nominated for an Oscar and an Emmy Award in the same year, achieving this feat twice.
Born Peter Michael Falk, September 16, 1927, New York City, U.S.
Died June 23, 2011, Beverly Hills, California, U.S.
Resting place Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery, Westwood, California, U.S.
Education Hamilton College, New School (BA), Syracuse University (MPA)
Occupation Actor, comedian
Years active 1956–2009
Children Catherine, Jackie
Relatives Marsha Falk, Bob Falk

About Peter Falk

Best known to TV viewers as the titular, rumpled Detective Columbo in the series Columbo, a role that earned him four Emmy Awards and one Golden Globe Award.

Peter Falk before fame

When he was younger, his right eye was surgically removed, and he had to wear a glass eye for the rest of his life.

Achievement of Peter Falk

He has also appeared in films such as A Woman Under the Influence, Pocketful of Miracles, and The Great Race.

Peter Falk family life

From 1960 to 1976, he was married to Alyce Mayo, with whom he had two kids. From 1977 to 2011, he was married to Shera Danese.

Associations of Peter Falk

He starred in the film The Princess Bride, which was based on Screenwriter William Goldman's novel.

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Columbo. Best Performance by the Leading Actor in the Primetime Emmy Award-winning Drama Series. Golden Globe Award (TV) for Best Actor. Outstanding performance by an actor in an Emmy-winning novel or film. Rituals at the Westwood Village Memorial Park cemetery. Alumni of the new school

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Latest information about Peter Falk updated on March 14 2022.