Peter Falk

Peter Falk
1927 - 2011

Peter Falk  American Actor


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Peter Falk was previously married to Shera Danese (1977 - 2011) and Alice Mayo (1960 - 1976).


American Actor Peter Falk was born Peter Michael Falk on 16th September, 1927 in New York City, New York, USA and passed away on 23rd Jun 2011 Beverly Hills, California, USA aged 83. He is most remembered for Columbo. His zodiac sign is Virgo.

Peter Falk is a member of the following lists: One-eyed people, Outstanding Performance by a Lead Actor in a Drama Series Primetime Emmy Award winners and Outstanding Performance by a Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie Primetime Emmy Award winners.


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Relationship Statistics

Married2 35 years, 5 months 26 years, 4 months 17 years, 4 months
Total2 35 years, 5 months 26 years, 4 months 17 years, 4 months


First Name Peter
Middle Name Michael
Last Name Falk
Full Name at Birth Peter Michael Falk
Alternative Name Peter Michael Falk, Peter Falk
Age 83 (age at death) years
Birthday 16th September, 1927
Birthplace New York City, New York, USA
Died 23rd June, 2011
Place of Death Beverly Hills, California, USA
Height 5' 6" (168 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Distinctive Feature Glass eye
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Sexuality Straight
Religion Jewish
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School Ossining High School, Ossining, NY
University BA, New School for Social Research (1951), MPA, Syracuse University (1953), Howard University, University of Wisconsin
Occupation Text Actor, Producer, Voice Artist
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Columbo
Year(s) Active 1956–2008, 1956–2009
Official Websites,,,,
Friend Ben Gazzara, John Cassavetes

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."

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Peter Falk83 VirgoActor
Shera Danese68 LibraActress
Alice Mayo85 Capricorn


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
CatherineFemaleAlice Mayo
JackieFemaleAlice Mayo


American Cowslip2009Father RandolphMovie
Three Days to Vegas2007Gus 'Fitzy' FitzgeraldMovie
Checking Out2005Morris ApplebaumMovie
The Thing About My Folks2005Sam KleinmanMovie
Shark Tale2004Don FeinbergMovie
When Angels Come to Town2004MaxTV Movie
Finding John Christmas2003MaxTV Movie
Wilder Days2003James 'Pop Up' MorseTV Movie
Three Days of Rain2002WaldoMovie
Undisputed2002Mendy RipsteinMovie
Corky Romano2001Francis A. RomanoMovie
Hubert's Brain2001Bailey (voice)Movie
A Town Without Christmas2001MaxTV Movie
The Lost World2001Reverend Theo KerrTV Movie
Enemies of Laughter2000Paul's FatherMovie
Lakeboat2000The PiermanMovie
A Storm in Summer2000Abel ShaddickTV Movie
From Where I Sit2000AbeTV Movie
Vig1998VinnieTV Movie
Pronto1997Harry Arno (Henri Arnaud)TV Movie
The Sunshine Boys1996Willie ClarkTV Movie
Roommates1995Rocky HolzcekMovie
Cops n Roberts1995Salvatore SantiniMovie
The Player1992Peter FalkMovie
The Larry Sanders Show1992Peter FalkTV Show
In the Spirit1990Roger FlanMovie
Tune in Tomorrow...1990Pedro CarmichaelMovie
Cookie1989Dominick CapiscoMovie
Vibes1988Harry BuscafuscoMovie
Happy New Year1987NickMovie
The Princess Bride1987The GrandfatherMovie
Wings of Desire1987Peter FalkMovie
Big Trouble1986Steve RickeyMovie
Ray Parker Jr.: Ghostbusters1984Cameo appearance (uncredited)Movie
...All the Marbles1981Harry SearsMovie
The Great Muppet Caper1981TrampMovie
The In-Laws1979Vince RicardoMovie
The Brink's Job1978Tony PinoMovie
The Cheap Detective1978Lou PeckinpaughMovie
Opening Night1977Peter FalkMovie
Mikey and Nicky1976MikeyMovie
Murder by Death1976Sam DiamondMovie
Griffin and Phoenix1976Geoffrey GriffinTV Movie
A Woman Under the Influence1974Nick LonghettiMovie
A Step Out of Line1971Harry ConnorsTV Movie
Columbo1971ColumboTV Show
Husbands1970Archie BlackMovie
Rosolino Paternò, soldato...1970Peter PawneyMovie
Castle Keep1969Sgt. RossiMovie
Machine Gun McCain1969Charlie AdamoMovie
Anzio1968Cpl. Jack RabinoffMovie
Prescription: Murder1968Lt. ColumboTV Movie
The Name of the Game1968Lewis CorbettTV Show
A Hatful of Rain1968Polo PopeTV Movie
Luv1967Milt ManvilleMovie
Too Many Thieves1967DannyMovie
Penelope1966Lt. BixbeeMovie
Brigadoon1966Jeff DouglasTV Movie
The Great Race1965Maximilian MeenMovie
The Trials of O'Brien1965Daniel O'BrienTV Show
Attack and Retreat1964Medic CaptainMovie
Robin and the 7 Hoods1964Guy GisborneMovie
Ambassador at Large1964TV Movie
It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World1963Third Cab DriverMovie
The Balcony1963Police ChiefMovie
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre1963Bara, Bert Graumann, Mike GalwayTV Show
Here's Edie1963CabbieTV Show
Pressure Point1962Young PsychiatristMovie
Jackie Gleason: American Scene Magazine1962CameoTV Show
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour1962Robert EvansTV Show
Pocketful of Miracles1961Joy BoyMovie
87th Precinct1961Greg BrovaneTV Show
Ben Casey1961Dr. Jimmy ReynoldsTV Show
Dr. Kildare1961Dr. Matt GundersonTV Show
The Dick Powell Theatre1961Aristede Fresco, Dr. Alan Keegan, MartinTV Show
The DuPont Show of the Week1961Collucci, Danilo DiazTV Show
The New Breed1961LopezTV Show
Target: The Corruptors1961Nick LongoTV Show
The Million Dollar Incident1961SammyTV Movie
Cry Vengeance!1961PriestTV Movie
Murder, Inc.1960Abe RelesMovie
Pretty Boy Floyd1960Shorty WaltersMovie
The Aquanauts1960Angel, Jeremiah WilsonTV Show
The Barbara Stanwyck Show1960JoeTV Show
The Secret of the Purple Reef1960Tom WeberMovie
The Islanders1960HookerTV Show
The Law and Mr. Jones1960Carbell CarneyTV Show
The Witness1960Abe RelesTV Show
The Bloody Brood1959NicoMovie
Play of the Week1959MestizoTV Show
The Untouchables1959Duke Mullen, Nate SelkoTV Show
The Twilight Zone1959Ramos ClementeTV Show
Brenner1959Fred GainesTV Show
New York Confidential1959PeteTV Show
Deadline1959BoxTV Show
Wind Across the Everglades1958WriterMovie
Naked City1958Frankie O'Hearn, Gimpy, Lee StauntonTV Show
Decoy1957Fred DanaTV Show
Have Gun - Will Travel1957WallerTV Show
Wagon Train1957Gus MorganTV Show
Alfred Hitchcock Presents1955Meyer FineTV Show
Camera Three1955StendhalTV Show
The Red Skelton Hour1951Colonel Hush-HushTV Show
Armstrong Circle Theatre1950Petar PorovicTV Show
Robert Montgomery Presents1950TV Show
Studio One in Hollywood1948Carmen's Assistant, JackTV Show
Kraft Theatre1947Izzy, Radar OperatorTV Show
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RichardSep 14, 2009

Just a couple of days from turning 82,and there just one thing that bothers me about Peter.

barryJul 15, 2008

Imagine Columbo vs Sherlock. That would be something. Who would solve the most cases? I haven`t got a clue. (I know, That was bad of me.). I would root for Columbo. I would love for Columbo to show up Sherlock with the check mate evidence. He could say, "Uh excuse me Sherlock, were you looking for this to solve the piece of the puzzle?" "How did you find that Lt. Columbo?" "Elementary my dear Sherlock!" Yeah! I can see it!



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