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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) Himself / Lou Peckinpaugh from film THE CHEAP DETECTIVE (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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