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Peter Falk (I) (1927–2011)

Actor | Producer | Soundtrack
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KNOWN FOR 
Columbo (1971-2003) | The Princess Bride (1987) | A Woman Under the Influence (1974)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 22 wins & 22 nominations More »
AKA 
Peter Faulk
BORN 
Sep 16, 1927 (died Jun 23, 2011)
HEIGHT 
5' 6" (1.68m)

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Past Film & Video (58 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Past Television (56 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Edición Especial ColeccionistaEdición Especial Coleccionista (TV Series) The Grandfather / Narrator ( 1 episode, 2011 ) , Dedicatee ( 1 episode, 2011 ) , In Memory Of ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2011–2013 2
  • Primary photo for When Angels Come to TownWhen Angels Come to Town (TV Movie) Max  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Finding John ChristmasFinding John Christmas (TV Movie) Max  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Wilder DaysWilder Days (TV Movie) James 'Pop Up' Morse  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for ColumboColumbo (TV Series) Columbo ( 68 episodes, 1971–2003 ) , Co-Executive Producer ( 13 episodes, 1989–1991 ) , Executive Producer ( 11 episodes, 1991–2003 ) , Soundtrack ( 4 episodes, 1974–1978 ) , Director ( 2 episodes, 1972 ) , Performer ("This Old Man") ( 2 episodes, 1974–1975 ) , Writer ( 1 episode, 1993 ) , Performer ("Chopsticks") ( 1 episode, 1972 ) , Performer ("Swing Low, Sweet Chariot", "Yankee Doodle Dandy" (aka "The Yankee Doodle Boy"), "Oh, My Darlin' Clementine") ( 1 episode, 1978 )  Less 1971–2003 68
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  • Primary photo for The Lost WorldThe Lost World (TV Movie) Reverend Theo Kerr  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for A Town Without ChristmasA Town Without Christmas (TV Movie) Max  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for A Storm in SummerA Storm in Summer (TV Movie) Abel Shaddick  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for From Where I SitFrom Where I Sit (TV Movie) Abe  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for VigVig (TV Movie) Vinnie  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for ProntoPronto (TV Movie) Harry Arno (Henri Arnaud)  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for The Sunshine BoysThe Sunshine Boys (TV Movie) Willie Clark  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for The Larry Sanders ShowThe Larry Sanders Show (TV Series) Peter Falk ( 1 episode, 1992 )  Less 1992 1
  • Primary photo for Griffin and PhoenixGriffin and Phoenix (TV Movie) Geoffrey Griffin  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for A Step Out of LineA Step Out of Line (TV Movie) Harry Connors  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for The Name of the GameThe Name of the Game (TV Series) Lewis Corbett ( 1 episode, 1971 )  Less 1971 1
  • Primary photo for A Hatful of RainA Hatful of Rain (TV Movie) Polo Pope  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for Prescription: MurderPrescription: Murder (TV Movie) Lt. Columbo  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for The Red Skelton ShowThe Red Skelton Show (TV Series) Colonel Hush-Hush ( 1 episode, 1967 )  Less 1967 1
  • Primary photo for Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler TheatreBob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series) Mike Galway / Bara / Bert Graumann ( 3 episodes, 1963–1966 )  Less 1963–1966 3
  • Primary photo for BrigadoonBrigadoon (TV Movie) Jeff Douglas, Performer ("I'll Go Home With Bonnie Jean")  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for The Trials of O'BrienThe Trials of O'Brien (TV Series) Daniel O'Brien ( 22 episodes, 1965–1966 )  Less 1965–1966 22
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  • Primary photo for Ben CaseyBen Casey (TV Series) Dr. Jimmy Reynolds ( 2 episodes, 1964 )  Less 1964 2
  • Primary photo for Ambassador at LargeAmbassador at Large (TV Movie) Actor  Less 1964
  • Primary photo for The DuPont Show of the WeekThe DuPont Show of the Week (TV Series) Danilo Diaz / Collucci ( 2 episodes, 1962–1964 )  Less 1962–1964 2
  • Primary photo for Jackie Gleason: American Scene MagazineJackie Gleason: American Scene Magazine (TV Series) Cameo ( 1 episode, 1964 )  Less 1964 1
  • Primary photo for Wagon TrainWagon Train (TV Series) Gus Morgan ( 1 episode, 1963 )  Less 1963 1
  • Primary photo for Dr. KildareDr. Kildare (TV Series) Dr. Matt Gunderson ( 1 episode, 1963 )  Less 1963 1
  • Primary photo for The Dick Powell ShowThe Dick Powell Show (TV Series) Martin / Dr. Alan Keegan / Aristede Fresco ( 3 episodes, 1962–1963 )  Less 1962–1963 3
  • Primary photo for The Alfred Hitchcock HourThe Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series) Robert Evans ( 1 episode, 1962 )  Less 1962 1
    • Bonfire (Dec 13, 1962) Robert Evans  Less
  • Primary photo for Here's EdieHere's Edie (TV Series) Cabbie ( 1 episode, 1962 )  Less 1962 1
  • Primary photo for Naked CityNaked City (TV Series) Frankie O'Hearn / Lee Staunton / Gimpy / Extortionist ( 4 episodes, 1958–1962 )  Less 1958–1962 4
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  • Primary photo for 87th Precinct87th Precinct (TV Series) Greg Brovane ( 1 episode, 1962 )  Less 1962 1
  • Primary photo for The New BreedThe New Breed (TV Series) Lopez ( 1 episode, 1962 )  Less 1962 1
  • Primary photo for The Twilight ZoneThe Twilight Zone (TV Series) Ramos Clemente ( 1 episode, 1961 )  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for The UntouchablesThe Untouchables (TV Series) Nate Selko / Duke Mullen ( 2 episodes, 1960–1961 )  Less 1960–1961 2
  • Primary photo for Target: The CorruptorsTarget: The Corruptors (TV Series) Nick Longo ( 1 episode, 1961 )  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for The Barbara Stanwyck ShowThe Barbara Stanwyck Show (TV Series) Joe ( 1 episode, 1961 )  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for Alfred Hitchcock PresentsAlfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series) Meyer Fine ( 1 episode, 1961 )  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for The Million Dollar IncidentThe Million Dollar Incident (TV Movie) Sammy  Less 1961
  • Primary photo for Cry Vengeance!Cry Vengeance! (TV Movie) Priest  Less 1961
  • Primary photo for The AquanautsThe Aquanauts (TV Series) Angel / Jeremiah Wilson ( 2 episodes, 1961 )  Less 1961 2
  • Primary photo for The Law and Mr. JonesThe Law and Mr. Jones (TV Series) Carbell Carney ( 1 episode, 1961 )  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for The WitnessThe Witness (TV Series) Abe Reles ( 1 episode, 1960 )  Less 1960 1
  • Primary photo for Have Gun - Will TravelHave Gun - Will Travel (TV Series) Waller ( 1 episode, 1960 )  Less 1960 1
  • Primary photo for The IslandersThe Islanders (TV Series) Hooker ( 1 episode, 1960 )  Less 1960 1
  • Primary photo for Play of the WeekPlay of the Week (TV Series) Mestizo ( 2 episodes, 1959–1960 )  Less 1959–1960 2
  • Primary photo for BrennerBrenner (TV Series) Fred Gaines ( 1 episode, 1959 )  Less 1959 1
  • Primary photo for DeadlineDeadline (TV Series) Box ( 1 episode, 1959 )  Less 1959 1
  • Primary photo for New York ConfidentialNew York Confidential (TV Series) Pete ( 1 episode, 1959 )  Less 1959 1
  • Primary photo for Kraft Television TheatreKraft Television Theatre (TV Series) Izzy / Radar Operator ( 2 episodes, 1957–1958 )  Less 1957–1958 2
    • Night Cry (Aug 13, 1958) Izzy (as Peter Faulk)  Less
    • Collision (Mar 13, 1957) Radar Operator  Less
  • Primary photo for DecoyDecoy (TV Series) Fred Dana ( 1 episode, 1958 )  Less 1958 1
  • Primary photo for Armstrong Circle TheatreArmstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series) Petar Porovic ( 1 episode, 1958 )  Less 1958 1
  • Primary photo for Studio OneStudio One (TV Series) Jack / Carmen's Assistant ( 2 episodes, 1957 )  Less 1957 2
  • Primary photo for Camera ThreeCamera Three (TV Series) Stendhal ( 1 episode, 1957 )  Less 1957 1
  • Primary photo for Robert Montgomery PresentsRobert Montgomery Presents (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1957 )  Less 1957 1
Self (114 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Archive Footage (24 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for John G. Avildsen: King of the UnderdogsJohn G. Avildsen: King of the Underdogs Self (archive footage)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for And the Oscar Goes To...And the Oscar Goes To... (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for American MastersAmerican Masters (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Eurocrime! The Italian Cop and Gangster Films That Ruled the '70sEurocrime! The Italian Cop and Gangster Films That Ruled the '70s Himself (archive footage)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for The 84th Annual Academy AwardsThe 84th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (TV Special) Himself - In Memoriam (archive footage)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Edición Especial ColeccionistaEdición Especial Coleccionista (TV Series) The Grandfather / Narrator / Third Cab Driver ( 2 episodes, 2010–2011 )  Less 2010–2011
    • La princesa prometida (Jan 18, 2011) The Grandfather / Narrator (archive footage)  Less
    • Especial Scope (Sep 21, 2010) Third Cab Driver (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Bambi Verleihung 2011Bambi Verleihung 2011 (TV Special) Himself - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for The 63rd Primetime Emmy AwardsThe 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Himself - In Memoriam (archive footage)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for BreakfastBreakfast (TV Series) Himself - Actor ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Pioneers of TelevisionPioneers of Television (TV Mini-series) Lt. Columbo from Columbo ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011
    • Crime Dramas (Feb 1, 2011) Lt. Columbo from Columbo (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for TV's 50 Funniest Catch PhrasesTV's 50 Funniest Catch Phrases (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for America's Top SleuthsAmerica's Top Sleuths (TV Movie) Lt. Columbo (archive footage)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for VM Show Vol. 2VM Show Vol. 2 (TV Series) The Grandfather ( 1 episode, 2005 )  Less 2005
    • A llegir! (Nov 22, 2005) The Grandfather (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Kid Stays in the PictureThe Kid Stays in the Picture Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2002 $1.4MM
  • Primary photo for Brilliant But CancelledBrilliant But Cancelled (TV Movie) Self (archive footage)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for The GreatestThe Greatest (TV Series) Columbo ( 1 episode, 2001 )  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for As You Wish: The Story of 'The Princess Bride'As You Wish: The Story of 'The Princess Bride' (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Great PerformancesGreat Performances (TV Series) Tramp ( 1 episode, 1994 )  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Lou Peckinpaugh from film THE CHEAP DETECTIVE / Himself ( 2 episodes, 1978–1992 )  Less 1978–1992
  • Primary photo for Something a Little Less Serious: A Tribute to 'It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World'Something a Little Less Serious: A Tribute to 'It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World' (TV Movie) Second Cab Driver (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Hollywood MavericksHollywood Mavericks Nick Longhetti (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Margret Dünser, auf der Suche nach den BesonderenMargret Dünser, auf der Suche nach den Besonderen (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Jackie Gleason: American Scene MagazineJackie Gleason: American Scene Magazine (TV Series) Sammy ( 1 episode, 1963 )  Less 1963

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