Sunday, June 23, 2013

Remembering Peter Falk - Sept. 26, 1927 - June 23, 2011

Peter Falk was an American actor, He appeared in numerous films including “The Precious Bride” “The Great Race” and “Next."  He was nominated for an Academy Award twice for his role in Murder, Inc. and “Pocketful of Miracles”

Peter is probably most remembered for his role as “Colombo” & TV Guide ranked #21 on its 50 Greatest Stars of All Time.  His first stage appearance was at the age of 12 in “The Pirates of Penzance” at Camp High Point & His autobiography is called “Just One More Thing.”

He played a cabbie in “It’s A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World” and He appeared in three popular Christmas movies “A Town Without Christmas” “Finding Johnny Christmas” and “When Angels Come To Town”
Peter died of cardiorespiratory arrest on June 23, 2011 along with alzheimer’s disease and pneumonia at the age of 83.

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