Peter Falk

Peter Falk

American actor (1927-2011)
Peter Michael Falk was an American film and television actor. He is best known for his role as Lieutenant Columbo in the long-running television series Columbo, for which he won four Primetime Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe Award .Wikipedia
BornSeptember 16, 1927
HometownNew York City
Net worth$5 million
Height16'5" (5.00m)
SpouseShera Danese (m 1977 - 2011) , Alyce Mayo (m 1960 - 1976)
ChildrenJackie Falk , Catherine Falk
ParentsMichael Peter Falk , Madeline Hochhauser
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MOVIES & TV SHOWS

Char·ac·ter
Char·ac·ter
1h 28min
1976
Three Days to Vegas
Three Days to Vegas
PG-13
2h
2007
The Thing About My Folks
The Thing About My Folks
PG-13
1h 36min
2005
When Angels Come to Town
When Angels Come to Town
1h 27min
2004
Wilder Days
Wilder Days
TV-PG
1h 27min
2003
Undisputed
Undisputed
R
1h 34min
2002
A Town Without Christmas
A Town Without Christmas
1h 31min
2001
Corky Romano
Corky Romano
PG-13
1h 26min
2001
Columbo: Murder With Too Many Notes
Columbo: Murder With Too Many Notes
1h 37min
2001
Lakeboat
Lakeboat
R
1h 38min
2000
Vig
Vig
R
1h 30min
1998
The Sunshine Boys
The Sunshine Boys
PG-13
1h 30min
1997
Columbo: A Trace of Murder
Columbo: A Trace of Murder
TV-PG
1h 36min
1997
Roommates
Roommates
PG
1h 48min
1995
Columbo: Undercover
Columbo: Undercover
TV-PG
1h 37min
1994
Columbo: Butterfly in Shades of Grey
Columbo: Butterfly in Shades of Grey
TV-PG
1h 36min
1994
Faraway, So Close!
Faraway, So Close!
PG-13
2h 20min
1993
Columbo: It's All in the Game
Columbo: It's All in the Game
TV-G
1h 37min
1993
Columbo: A Bird in the Hand
Columbo: A Bird in the Hand
TV-PG
1h 37min
1992
Columbo and the Murder of a Rock Star
Columbo and the Murder of a Rock Star
1991

AWARDS

YearAssociationsCategoryWorkResult
1994Emmy (Primetime)Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama SeriesColumboNominated
1994Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture MadeColumbo: It's All in the GameNominated
1992Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture MadeColumbo and the Murder of a Rock StarNominated
1991Emmy (Primetime)Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama SeriesColumboNominated
1991Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - DramaColumboNominated