Peter Falk

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Age: 86
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA

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Peter Michael Falk  (born September 16, 1927) is a retired American actor, best known for his role as Lieutenant Columbo in the television series Columbo. He appeared in numerous films and television guest roles, and has been 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. Director William Friedkin, when discussing Falk's role in his 1978 film The Brink's Job said that "Peter has a great range from comedy to drama. He could break your heart or he could make you laugh."
In 1968 he starred with Gene Berry in a ninety-minute TV pilot about a highly-skilled, laid-back detective. Columbo eventually became part of an anthology series entitled, "The NBC Mystery Movie", along with "McCloud" and "McMillan And Wife". The detective series stayed on NBC from 1971-1978, took a five year respite, and returned occasionally on ABC from 1983-2003. He was "everyone's favorite rumpled television detective", writes historian David Fantle. Describing his role, Variety columnist Howard Prouty writes, "The joy of all this is watching Columbo dissemble the fiendishly clever cover stories of the loathsome rats who consider themselves his better."

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Movie Character Year
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64lnbriugupiyph0tljlaarglvd The Great Race Max 1965
Zuoyc0kbpidvicvvu0pnjzrpabk Penelope Lt. Horatio Bixbee 1966
9ws8u2yx0e5nxl6qnovrh1l0r1p A Woman Under the Influence Nick Longhetti 1974
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8oj6tmeofak9mbhl8wqqmzhfbtw ...All the Marbles Harry Sears 1981
Qottzymwpvcojgkhiuv2aedhttr Big Trouble Steve Rickey 1986
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Yujumnzwnpiogpknhceq5poqb4r Cookie Dominick Capisco 1989
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1fljjho9fvchrvulgjo8zfho8jt Undisputed Mendy Ripstein 2002
Dwli3z9k5zywtcpkn55zvhkqmbi Wilder Days James 'Pop Up' Morse 2003
Hoqcga0tlkjxbiaiydltimq7os5 The Thing About My Folks Sam Kleinman 2005
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