Actor Peter Falk dies with Alzheimer’s disease
Thursday 23 June 2011
Actor Peter Falk, who played the character “Columbo”, has died with Alzheimer’s disease.
Mr Falk’s 50-year career included work on Broadway (e.g. Don Juan, Diary of a Scoundrel), on TV and in films (e.g. Wind Across the Everglades, Murder Inc., Pocketful of Miracles, Husbands and A Woman under the Influence). He was nominated for Best Supporting Actor in 1961 for his role as Abe Reles in the film Murder Inc. He is perhaps best known as Lieutenant Columbo in the TV crime series “Columbo” for which he won four Emmy Awards and an Golden Globe.
An accomplished artist, Mr Falk exhibited his artwork in 2006 at the Butler Institute of American Art. He also published his memoir, “Just one more thing” in 2006.
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