- NAME: Peter Falk
- OCCUPATION: Film Actor, Theater Actor, Television Actor
- BIRTH DATE: September 16, 1927
- DEATH DATE: June 23, 2011
- EDUCATION: New School for Social Research, Howard University, University of Wisconsin, Syracuse University
- PLACE OF BIRTH: New York, New York
- PLACE OF DEATH: Beverly Hills, California
Best Known For
American actor Peter Falk is best known for his role as the television detective Lieutenant Columbo in the television series Columbo.
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In recent years, Falk's health began to decline. He suffered from dementia and Alzheimer's disease. On the night of June 23, 2011, Falk died peacefully at his Beverly Hills home, according to a statement from his family. No cause of death was released. He was 83 years old.
Falk is survived by his second wife Shera and his two daughters from his first marriage to Alyce Mayo.
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