Peter Michael Falk, best known for his role as Lieutenant Columbo died peacefully at his Beverly Hills home after a long fight with Alzheimer's Disease. He was 83.
Falk was nominated twice for an Academy Award, one for 1960's "Murder, Inc.," and 1961's "Pocketful of Miracles." (Read a complete appreciation for his talent right here)
He had been suffering from dementia and Alzheimer's disease according to his daughter, Catherine Falk. So long Mister Peter Falk
Take a look at the trailer for his brilliant, Academy-nominated performance in "Murder, Inc."
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