Peter Falk, TV's rumpled Columbo, has...

Peter Falk, TV's rumpled Columbo, has died | The Columbus Dispatch

There are 11 comments on the Columbus Dispatch story from Jun 24, 2011, titled Peter Falk, TV's rumpled Columbo, has died | The Columbus Dispatch. In it, Columbus Dispatch reports that:

Peter Falk, the stage and movie actor who became identified as the squinty, rumpled detective in "Columbo," which spanned 30 years in primetime television and established one of the most iconic characters in police work, has died.

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greg

Columbus, OH

#1 Jun 24, 2011
Peter was one of the great ones. I hope that he has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He had a style that no one could imitate. He will be a star in the heavens.
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United States

#2 Jun 24, 2011
Columbo was a great show. He always mentioned his "MRS.", but one never found out if he had one or if she was just another one of his ploys or distractions.
Many police/detective shows have copied Falk's/Columbo's 'schtick' since, but none have matched him.
serfs up

Plano, TX

#3 Jun 24, 2011
Falk was great. He stole a lot of movies as a character actor also. Starring in "the in laws" with Alan Arkin...."serpentine Shelly, serpentine"! was classic.
IDK

Kenton, OH

#4 Jun 24, 2011
Rest in Peace - Peter
Angus Young

Defiance, OH

#5 Jun 24, 2011
My wife owes her life to this man. I always said I would have knocked her off years ago but with my luck Columbo would be the detective in charge of the investigation.

But know that he's gone ...

“Very upset American”

Since: May 07

Location hidden

#6 Jun 24, 2011
An awesome actor & awesome man.
Jack Lemmon

Blacklick, OH

#7 Jun 24, 2011
"Push the button, Max!"
kkkkasickisevil

Lima, OH

#8 Jun 24, 2011
I loved old and new Columbo episodes. They were great. It was always interesting how he would challenge the murderer and play them at their own game. Johnny Carter, Ruth Gordon, Robert Gulp and a whole slew of great character actors made Columbo an absolute treat to watch. It was more challenging to figure out how Columbo would finally get his man or woman. CSI is a point, click and shoot detective drama and Columbo was an absolute classic.
Marvin Glep

Naperville, IL

#9 Jun 24, 2011
----------GAR-----142--- wrote:
Columbo was a great show. He always mentioned his "MRS.", but one never found out if he had one or if she was just another one of his ploys or distractions.
Many police/detective shows have copied Falk's/Columbo's 'schtick' since, but none have matched him.
What? You never saw the hideously awful "Mrs. Columbo?" Kate Mulgrew, is an annoying actress at her "best" but as Mrs. Columbo she was truly AWFUL, almost as if it were deliberate. Lasted all of 13 episodes and by the end of this video abortion her name was no longer Kate Columbo but inexplicably Kate Callahan and the show's name changed to 1)"Kate Columbo," 2)"Kate The Detective" (imaginative, no?), 3)last and certainly least "Kate Loves a Mystery" (P. stinkin' U.).
interesting

Columbus, OH

#10 Jun 24, 2011
Loved Columbo. RIP Peter Falk. :(
magdalena

Medina, OH

#11 Jun 24, 2011
I loved Columbo as well as McCloud and MacMillen and Wife.

My favorite other Peter Falk movie was the 1995 film "Roommates". Supposed to have been based on a true story that took place in Pittsburgh and Columbus/OSU

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