Peter Falk Overview

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Born: September 16, 1927

This native of the Big Apple is best known for the beloved, bumbling Lieutenant Columbo featured in 30 years of television films. As a child of three, Falk lost his right eye to a tumor, and had it replaced by a glass prosthesis, giving him a slightly cross-eyed look. Before acting, Falk worked as an efficiency expert for the Budget Bureau of the State of Connecticut. He then decided to take up the art of acting and studied with Eva Le Galliene and Sanford Meisner. He started his acting... See All


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