Peter Falk Overview:

Actor, Peter Falk, was born Peter Michael Falk on Sep 16, 1927 in New York City, NY. Falk died at the age of 83 on Jun 23, 2011 in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles .

HONORS and AWARDS:

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Although Falk was nominated for two Oscars, he never won a competitive Academy Award.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1960Best Supporting ActorMurder, Inc. (1960)Abe RelesNominated
1961Best Supporting ActorPocketful of Miracles (1961)Joy BoyNominated
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Castle Keep (1969) with Burt Lancaster and

By Greg Orypeck on Jul 30, 2015 From Classic Film Freak

Share This! ?My purpose is madness.? It?s the only way you can really tell what happens in war.? By lying, you can open the door a little crack on the truth.??? Private Benjamin (Al Freeman, Jr.) If you happen to wander into Castle Keep by accident, or by some ill-fated wrong turn, as do the eight A... Read full article


Castle Keep (1969) with Burt Lancaster and

By Greg Orypeck on Jul 30, 2015 From Classic Film Freak

Share This! ?My purpose is madness.? It?s the only way you can really tell what happens in war.? By lying, you can open the door a little crack on the truth.??? Private Benjamin (Al Freeman, Jr.) If you happen to wander into Castle Keep by accident, or by some ill-fated wrong turn, as do the eight A... Read full article


The Time I Saw in Person

By KC on Jun 28, 2011 From Classic Movies

When the news broke of ’s passing, I remembered that I’d seen him in person many years ago. I was thirteen years old and I was with my family in Hollywood. We were on a big California vacation. I was about a year into my classic Hollywood obsession and was very impressed by t... Read full article


In Memory: . (September 16, 1927 – June 23, 2011).

By Dawn on Jun 24, 2011 From Noir and Chick Flicks

, (September 16, 1927 – June 23, 2011), was best known as the rumpled detective in "Columbo," which spanned 30 years was one of the most iconic characters. "Columbo" was part of the NBC Sunday Mystery Movie series, appearing every third week. The show became by far the most popular o... Read full article


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Peter Falk Quotes:

Joni Adamo: How lovely to see you. What an elegant tuxedo.
Don Francesco DeMarco: Really? Do you like it?
Charlie Adamo: What do you call this, a pair of pajamas?
Don Francesco DeMarco: Your wife has good taste in men, Charlie.
Charlie Adamo: She's got good taste in money, too. She likes it green.
Margaret DeMarco: Well, green is a good color.
Charlie Adamo: The best.


Lt. Columbo: You know my sister, she has a living room that's very, very modern. But the minute you sit down in it, you can't open your mouth. You know, she's got this big kidney-shaped coffee table, it upsets me just to look at it. Her husband doesn't say anything and I figure the coffee table got to him years ago.


Lt. Columbo: There's just one more thing, sir!


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Peter Falk Facts
Began acting when he was 26, but did not officially declare himself an actor and move to New York until he was 28.

He earned an MPA, Master of Public Administration degree, from Syracuse University in 1953.

Was a certified public accountant.

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