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Peter Falk To Be Honoured With Posthumous Hollywood Walk Of Fame Star

22nd July 2013

Late Tv and movie star Peter Falk is to be honoured with a posthumous star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.Ed Begley, Jr. and comedian Paul Reiser will be among those saluting the Columbo star...

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The Things They Say: 3731796

24th June 2013

"We pushed the envelope when it came to artistic licence with Luther. He... never changes his clothes. No one ever mentions that!.. Columbo... I was a big fan of him. The idea that Luther doesn't...

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Fascinating Fact 12908

23rd February 2012

Executors of the estate of late Columbo star Peter Falk have donated $300,000 (£187,500) to Los Angeles college Ucla to help fund music scholarships for disabled students and members of the military.

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Fascinating Fact 12089

19th September 2011

Beloved actors Peter Falk, Leslie Nielsen, Tom Bosley and Jill Clayburgh were among those remembered in the sombre In Memoriam segment, alongside Jackass daredevil Ryan Dunn and Spartacus: Blood and Sand star Andy Whitfield.

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Peter Falk's Cause Of Death Revealed

10th July 2011

Columbo star Peter Falk died after suffering a cardiac arrest following a bout of pneumonia, according to his death certificate.The beloved actor passed away at the age of 83 at his Los Angeles home last...

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Wim Wenders Writes Touching Tribute To Falk

4th July 2011

German filmmaker Wim Wenders has paid a touching tribute to late Columbo star Peter Falk in a heartwarming essay, recalling the early days of their friendship.The beloved actor passed away at the age of 83...

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Peter Falk Dead At 83

24th June 2011

Columbo star Peter Falk has died at the age of 83.The beloved actor passed away peacefully at his Los Angeles home on Thursday (23Jun11). Falk was born in New York in 1927 and enjoyed a...

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'Columbo' Actor Peter Falk Dies

24th June 2011

'Columbo' actor Peter Falk has died. The star, best known as Lieutenant Columbo in the TV series, passed away last night (23.06.11) at his Los Angeles home. The cause of death is not yet known....

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Peter Falk 'Columbo' Star Dies Aged 83

24th June 2011

Peter Falk, the American actor best known for playing homicide detective Lieutenant Columbo in the long-running television series, has died aged 83. Peter Falk, who was suffering from Alzheimer's disease, died at his Beverly Hills...

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Peter Falk Dead At 83

24th June 2011

Columbo star Peter Falk has died at the age of 83.The beloved actor passed away peacefully at his Los Angeles home on Thursday (23Jun11). Falk was born in New York in 1927 and enjoyed a...

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Falk Sues Construction Company

20th March 2010

Actor PETER FALK is suing a construction company for allegedly failing to complete work on his California property.The Columbo star and his wife Shera hired Handy Andy Services to carry out refurbishment on their beachside...

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Falk's Wife Awarded Conservatorship

2nd June 2009

COLUMBO star PETER FALK's wife has been handed conservatorship of the ailing actor.Shera Falk was granted control of her husband's affairs in a Los Angeles court on Monday (01Jun09) after a bitter legal battle with...

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Falk's Daughter Makes Her Case For Conservatorship In Court

28th May 2009

COLUMBO star PETER FALK's stepdaughter and his wife have started a bitter battle in court over conservatorship of the ailing actor.Falk is battling dementia and his daughter Catherine has filed for conservatorship of her father,...

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Falk's Daughter Loses Conservatorship Battle

24th March 2009

COLUMBO star PETER FALK's daughter will have to prove that she and her father were close before he developed Alzheimer's Disease if she wants to pay him regular visits. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Aviva K....

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Falk's Daughter Wins Right To Visit

24th February 2009

Ailing COLUMBO star PETER FALK is to have a meeting with the daughter who is fighting to become his legal guardian. Catherine Falk has petitioned a Los Angeles court for conservatorship, alleging the actor is too...

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Falk's Conservatorship 'Not Needed'

21st February 2009

COLUMBO star PETER FALK is well enough remain at home with his wife, according to a court official overseeing the actor's conservatorship case. The 81-year-old's adopted daughter, Catherine Falk, filed papers in December (08) claiming her...

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Falk's Pals Back Wife's Care Bid

31st January 2009

Showbiz pals of COLUMBO star PETER FALK are backing his wife's fight for the right to care for the actor as he battles Alzheimer's disease. Last month (Dec08), Falk's adopted daughter, Catherine Falk, filed papers claiming...

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Falk's Wife And Daughter Battle Over His Care

21st January 2009

The wife and adopted daughter of COLUMBO star PETER FALK are fighting over who will care for the ailing actor. Last month (Dec08) Falk's adopted daughter, Catherine Falk, filed papers claiming her father has dementia...

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Former Columbo Actor Peter Falk 'Has Alzheimer's'

17th December 2008

Peter Falk, the star of detective drama Columbo, has Alzheimer's, according to his daughter.The Emmy-winner "requires full-time custodial care for his health and safety", said Catherine Falk as she filed court papers requested a conservatorship...

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Falk's Daughter Files Conservatorship Bid

16th December 2008

Veteran actor PETER FALK's daughter has filed papers stating her father is no longer able to run his own life, due to deteriorating health, insisting he needs to be placed under a conservatorship order to...

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Hotel Builder Sues Sinatra + Falk

13th August 2008

The builder of a hotel complex in Los Angeles has launched legal action against singer NANCY SINATRA and COLUMBO actor PETER FALK - accusing the pair of attempting to derail the project. The Beverly Hilton...

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Fears For Actor Falk

24th April 2008

Veteran actor PETER FALK has sparked fears for his health after he was photographed stumbling along a California street. The former Columbo star, 80 looked dazed and confused as he walked near his Beverly Hills...

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Columbo Heads For Broadway

14th July 2007

Beloved TV detective COLUMBO is set to solve crimes on Broadway in a new stage spectacular. Actor Norm Boucher will take on the role Peter Falk made famous in new play Columbo Takes the Rap....

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Movie Reviews: Next

27th April 2007

With Next, Nicolas Cage again receives better reviews than the movie he's appearing in. Only a few weeks ago, Cage starred in Ghost Rider, which received nearly universal condemnation by critics -- who nevertheless gave...

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The Things They Say 3196

28th October 2006

"I wrote this book for someone like me - I get into bed at night and I like to read for eight minutes and then I fall asleep. The next day you pick it up."...

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Falk: 'Hollywood Snub Had No Affect On Me'

30th August 2006

COLUMBO star PETER FALK was nonplussed when told he'd never make it in Hollywood, because he initially had no intention of hitting the screen. The 79-year-old star was determined to succeed as an actor, but...

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Falk: 'I Loved Playing Shabby Columbo'

30th August 2006

Actor PETER FALK adored playing TV detective COLUMBO - because he could look as shabby as he liked. Falk, 79, was thrilled when he realised he could skip the make-up department and simply turn up...

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Fascinating Fact 2026

30th August 2006

COLUMBO star PETER FALK once tried to join the CIA to work as a spy.

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Falk's Glass Eye Woes

3rd August 2006

TV legend PETER FALK was left humiliated when he saw ART TATUM perform, because his pals hid his false eye in the jazz legend's drink. The veteran actor, famous for his role as raincoat-wearing TV...

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Father's Day Honours For Top Movie Dads

17th June 2006

AMERICAN PIE star EUGENE LEVY, SIR SEAN CONNERY, STEVE MARTIN, GENE HACKMAN and ALEC BALDWIN have been handed Father's Day (18JUN06) honours for their comical portrayals of dads on the big screen. The quintet form...

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