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Columbo star Peter Falk dies at 83 after battle with dementia

Peter Falk, as Lieutenant Columbo ~ Peter Falk starred as Columbo from 1968 up until 2003 - with the show heralded as one of the greatest detective dramas of all time.

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Peter Falk 1927-2011. Died at age 84 after years of dementia and Alzheimer's disease. Married 16yrs to 1st wife Alyce Mayo. They'd adopted 2 daughters Catherine Jackie. His 2nd wife, Shera Danese, was 21 yrs his junior and they were together 33 yrs before his death.

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Peter Falk: Colombo is, and always will be, my favourite detective show and the late, great Peter Falk was fantastic in the title role.

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Columbo (TV Series 1971–2003) The Best... Just one more question always did the bad guys in

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Detective Columbo (Peter Falk): SOCRATIC IRONY is employed when someone says something that conveys a message that contradicts the literal words. Someone attempting to use Socratic irony might sound like the old television detective Columbo who always disparaged his own talents to make the suspect think he was an idiot.

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The 100 Greatest Movie and TV Cars of All Time

Columbo ~Peter Falk, here with his 1959 Peugeot 403 Cabriolet, perfect car for Columbo.

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Columbo star Peter Falk suffering Alzheimer's Disease and dementia

Columbo. I love most detective dramas but this is the most original and still the best.

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Columbo - Feb.20,1968 - Jan.30,2003 an American detective mystery television film series, starring Peter Falk as Columbo, a homicide detective with the Los Angeles Police Department.

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Peter Falk from Celebrity Deaths: 2011's Fallen Stars

Peter Falk The Emmy-winning Columbo star—and Princess Bride's book-reading grandpa!—passed away at his home in Beverly Hills. Falk, who reportedly suffered from Alzheimer's disease, was 83.

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"Just one more thing..." I loved Columbo, his crumpled mac and shambolic air. #people, #style

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June 23rd, 2011 - Peter Falk, American actor died at 83. Falk died at his longtime Roxbury Drive Beverly Hills home. The cause of death was later revealed as cardiorespiratory arrest, with pneumonia and Alzheimer's disease as underlying causes. Falk is buried at Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery in Los Angeles, California.

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Who could ever forget Columbo, screened throughout the 70s to this day! My family loved this show: the tactics of the shabby little genius were always a delight. He always got his man, or woman. I have such fond memories of the show that I will still watch it on the occasions it is repeated...

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American actor Peter Falk marries actress Shera Danese. 1977 - they remained married until he passed in 2011

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In Memoriam - 2011 - a list by IMDb-Editors

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Columbo and his dog by amigurami (Japanese art of creating crocheted or knitted small stuffed dolls) artist June Gilbank.

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because he always knew who did it, right from the beginning

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