Peter Falk

Actor · Producer · Executive Producer
IVA Star Rating : 81
Peter Michael Falk was an American actor and comedian, known for his role as Lieutenant Columbo in the long-running television series Columbo (1968–2003), for which he won four Primetime Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe Award (1973). He first starred as Columbo in two 90-minute TV pilots; the first with Gene Barry in 1968 and the second with Lee Grant in 1971. read more

Peter Michael Falk was an American actor and comedian, known for his role as Lieutenant Columbo in the long-running television series Columbo (1968–2003), for which he won four Primetime Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe Award (1973). He first starred as Columbo in two 90-minute TV pilots; the first with Gene Barry in 1968 and the second with Lee Grant in 1971. The show then aired as part of The NBC Mystery Movie series from 1971 to 1978, and again on ABC from 1989 to 2003.

Birth Name

Peter Michael Falk

Born

Friday, 16 September 1927

Died

Thursday, 23 June 2011

Actor Filmography

My Darling Vivian Self (archive footage) / Self 2020
Arthur Miller: Writer Himself (archive footage) 2017
John G. Avildsen: King of the Underdogs (archive footage) 2017
And the Oscar Goes To... Himself (archive footage) 2014
Char·ac·ter Himself 2012
Eurocrime! The Italian Cop and Gangster Films That Ruled the '70s Himself 2012
American Cowslip Father Randolph 2009
Pioneers of Television Lt. Columbo from Columbo (archive footage) 2008
Next Irv 2007
Three Days To Vegas Gus 'Fitzy' Fitzgerald 2007
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

My Darling Vivian Self (archive footage) / Self 2020
Arthur Miller: Writer Himself (archive footage) 2017
John G. Avildsen: King of the Underdogs (archive footage) 2017
And the Oscar Goes To... Himself (archive footage) 2014
Char·ac·ter Himself 2012
Eurocrime! The Italian Cop and Gangster Films That Ruled the '70s Himself 2012
American Cowslip Father Randolph 2009
Pioneers of Television Lt. Columbo from Columbo (archive footage) 2008
Next Irv 2007
Three Days To Vegas Gus 'Fitzy' Fitzgerald 2007
Edge of Outside Himself 2006
In the Cutz Himself - Guest 2005
The Thing About My Folks Sam Kleinman 2005
Checking Out Morris Applebaum 2005
When Angels Come to Town Max 2004
Shark Tale Don Feinberg (voice) 2004
Finding John Christmas Max 2003
Wilder Days James 'Pop Up' Morse 2003
Shootout Himself 2003
Wings of Desire: The Angels Among Us Interviewee 2003
Jimmy Kimmel Live! Himself 2003
Undisputed Mendy Ripstein 2002
Three Days of Rain Waldo 2002
The Lost World Theo Kerr 2001
A Town Without Christmas Max 2001
Corky Romano Francis A. Romano 2001
As You Wish: The Story of 'The Princess Bride' Himself (archive footage) 2001
Made Max 2001
Dinner for Five Himself - Special Guest 2001
Enemies of Laughter Paul's Father 2000
Lakeboat The Pierman 2000
A Storm in Summer Abel Shaddick 2000
A Constant Forge Himself 2000
Vig Vinnie 1998
E! Mysteries & Scandals Himself 1998
Pronto Harry Arno (Henri Arnaud) 1997
Frank Capra's American Dream Himself - Interviewee: Actor 1997
The Sunshine Boys Willie Clark 1996
John Cassavetes: To Risk Everything to Express It All Himself 1996
Roommates Rocky Holzcek 1995
Inside the Actors Studio Himself 1994
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Himself 1993
Anything for John 1993
Faraway, So Close! sich 1993
The Larry Sanders Show Peter Falk 1992
The Player Peter Falk 1992
Tune in Tomorrow... Pedro Carmichael 1990
In The Spirit Roger Flan 1990
Cookie Dominick Capisco 1989
Vibes Harry Buscafusco 1988
The Princess Bride The Grandfather 1987
Happy New Year Nick 1987
Wings of Desire Peter Falk 1987
American Masters Self 1986
Big Trouble Steve Rickey 1986
Reading Rainbow Himself 1983
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Frank Capra Himself 1982
...All the Marbles Harry Sears 1981
The Great Muppet Caper Tramp 1981
The In-Laws Vince Ricardo 1979
The Brink's Job Tony Pino 1978
Scared Straight! Himself - Host 1978
The Cheap Detective Lou Peckinpaugh 1978
Opening Night Peter Falk 1977
Mikey and Nicky Mikey 1976
Murder By Death Sam Diamond 1976
Griffin and Phoenix Geoffrey Griffin 1976
A Woman Under The Influence Nick Longhetti 1974
Dinah! Himself 1974
Columbo Columbo 1971
A Step Out of Line Harry Connors 1971
Great Performances Tramp 1971
Husbands Archie Black 1970
Rosolino Paternò, soldato... Peter Pawney 1970
It's Your Bet Himself 1969
Castle Keep Sgt. Rossi 1969
The David Frost Show Himself 1969
Machine Gun Mccain Charlie Adamo 1969
The Name of the Game Lewis Corbett 1968
Anzio Cpl. Jack Rabinoff 1968
Prescription: Murder Lt. Columbo 1968
Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In Himself, Himself - Guest Performer 1967
Luv Milt Manville 1967
The Joey Bishop Show Himself 1967
Penelope Lt. Bixbee 1966
Too Many Thieves Danny 1966
The Trials of O'Brien Daniel O'Brien 1965
The Dean Martin Show Himself 1965
The Great Race Maximilian Meen 1965
The Hollywood Squares (Daytime) Himself - Panelist 1965
Attack and Retreat Medic Captain 1964
Robin and the 7 Hoods Guy Gisborne 1964
It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World Third Cab Driver 1963
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre Bert Graumann, Bara, Mike Galway 1963
The Danny Kaye Show Himself 1963
The Jerry Lewis Show Himself 1963
You Don't Say Himself 1963
The Balcony Police Chief 1963
Here's Edie Cabbie 1962
Pressure Point Young Psychiatrist 1962
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Himself, Himself - Guest, Himself - Surprise Appearance 1962
Jackie Gleason: American Scene Magazine Cameo, Sammy 1962
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour Robert Evans 1962
Pocketful of Miracles Joy Boy 1961
The Mike Douglas Show Himself - Co-Host, Himself - Actor 1961
The New Breed Lopez 1961
Ben Casey Dr. Jimmy Reynolds 1961
Target: The Corruptors! Nick Longo 1961
Dr. Kildare Dr. Matt Gunderson 1961
The Dick Powell Theatre Aristede Fresco, Dr. Alan Keegan, Martin 1961
87th Precinct Greg Brovane 1961
The DuPont Show of the Week Collucci, Danilo Diaz 1961
The Secret Of The Purple Reef Tom Weber 1960
The Law and Mr. Jones Carbell Carney 1960
The Islanders Hooker 1960
The Witness Abe Reles 1960
Here's Hollywood Himself 1960
The Barbara Stanwyck Show Joe 1960
The Aquanauts Angel, Jeremiah Wilson 1960
Murder, Inc. Abe Reles 1960
Pretty Boy Floyd Shorty Walters 1960
Play of the Week Mestizo 1959
The Twilight Zone Ramos Clemente 1959
Brenner Fred Gaines 1959
The Untouchables Duke Mullen, Nate Selko 1959
New York Confidential Pete 1959
The Bloody Brood Nico 1959
Naked City Frankie O'Hearn, Gimpy, Extortionist, Lee Staunton 1958
Wind Across the Everglades Writer 1958
Decoy Fred Dana 1957
Wagon Train Gus Morgan 1957
Have Gun - Will Travel Waller 1957
Camera Three Stendhal 1956
Alfred Hitchcock Presents Meyer Fine 1955
Omnibus Charlie (segment) 1952
The Red Skelton Hour Colonel Hush-Hush 1951
Armstrong Circle Theatre Petar Porovic 1950
Robert Montgomery Presents 1950
Studio One in Hollywood Carmen's Assistant, Jack 1948
Kraft Theatre Izzy, Radar Operator 1947

Director Filmography

Columbo 1971

Producer Filmography

Columbo 1971
1994 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television Nominated
1994 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series Nominated
1991 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama Nominated
1991 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series Nominated
1990 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series Won
1978 Golden Globe Best Actor in a Television Series - Drama Nominated
1978 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series Nominated
1977 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series Nominated
1976 Golden Globe Best Actor in a Television Series - Drama Nominated
1976 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series Won
1975 Golden Globe Best TV Actor - Drama Nominated
1975 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series Won
1974 Golden Globe Best TV Actor - Drama Nominated
1974 Emmy Best Lead Actor in a Limited Series Nominated
1973 Golden Globe Best TV Actor - Drama Won
1973 Emmy Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role (Drama Series - Continuing) Nominated
1972 Golden Globe Best TV Actor - Drama Nominated
1972 Emmy Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Series Won
1962 Oscar Best Actor in a Supporting Role Nominated
1962 Emmy Outstanding Single Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role Won
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