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Peter Falk

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.

from E! Online

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.


LOLOL!!! Great old show, wonderful actor, one of the most memorable characters.


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.


2011 in film and TV : Peter Falk, American actor, died June 23, of Alzheimer's disease, at the age of 83; pictured in his role as television detective "Colombo"


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.

from Mail Online

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.