Biography - A Short Wiki
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.
He was married to Alyce Mayo from 1960-1976; the couple adopted two daughters. He was later married to Shera Danese from 1977-2011.
How did Peter Falk die?
Peter Falk's death was caused by pneumonia.
|Cause of death||Pneumonia|
|Age of death||83 years|
|Birthday||September 16, 1927|
|Death date||June 23, 2011|
|Place of death||Beverly Hills, California, United States|
|Place of burial||Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park & Mortuary, Los Angeles, California, United States|
The first time I ever spoke to John Cassavetes was at a Lakers game. I got up to go for a hot dog, and he was coming in the opposite direction. I don’t know who said hello first, but we started talking, and it turned out that he went to high school with my first wife, Alice.Peter Falk
In order to be totally spontaneous, you can’t be too obsessed with accuracy, but if you’re inaccurate in a drawing, it will look fake, and when you act, it will sound fake. You have to find miraculously some proper balance between the two, but there’s no formula.Peter Falk
I lose things. I am preoccupied. I am misty. Eyeglasses? I go through eyeglasses like tissue.Peter Falk
You talk about what a director, he was smart. He said, Turn the camera on!Peter Falk
The entertainment industry is loaded with extraordinarily talented people. But the true, genuine originals, they’re rare.Peter Falk