Actor Peter Falk has passed away at the age of 83. Falk had been suffering from Alzheimer’s disease.
Falk was the star of Columbo as well as a two time Academy Award nominated actor (‘Murder, Inc’ and ‘Pocketful of Miracles’).
A representative said: “Peter Falk, 83-year-old Academy Award nominee and star of television series, ‘Columbo’, died peacefully at his Beverly Hills home in the evening of June 23, 2011. Peter Falk is survived by his wife, Shera, of 34 years and two daughters from a previous marriage.”