Peter Falk: Sex, booze, the CIA and Columbo
Express.co.ukPeter Falk: Sex, booze, the CIA and ColumboExpress.co.uk“He didn't even remember Columbo,” revealed Falk's doctor, Stephen Read. The illness robbed the actor of memories of a remarkable life, now captured in a new biography, Beyond Columbo, by Richard Lertzman and William Birnes. Peter Falk tried to ...
Posted on 6 August 2017 | 12:39 am
Know It All - San Mateo Daily Journal
San Mateo Daily JournalKnow It AllSan Mateo Daily JournalPeter Falk (1927-2011) was Detective Frank Columbo on the television series “Columbo” (1971-1978). It is rumored that Columbo's trench coat is in the Smithsonian Museum. In fact, the famous coat is in Peter Falk's closet. ***. In the 1600s in Poland ...
Posted on 5 August 2017 | 4:02 am
Ione Marie Johnson Falk - Mesabi Daily News
Ione Marie Johnson FalkMesabi Daily NewsIone is survived by her husband, Ernest “Ernie” Falk; children, Jeffrey (Nena) Johnson of Oberlin, Kan., Peter (Penny Soderbeck) Johnson of Cook, Renee (Jim) Powers of Virginia and Rhonda (Travis Taylor) Niemi of Cook; one brother, Peter (Martha ...
Posted on 4 August 2017 | 8:47 pm
Lobell & Bergman Set 'Eisner' As First
DeadlineLobell & Bergman Set 'Eisner' As First Comedy Collaboration In 17 YearsDeadlineThose were written and directed by Bergman, whose first two scripting credits were the Mel Brooks-directed Blazing Saddles and then the original Arthur Hiller-directed The In-Laws, which starred Peter Falk and Alan Arkin. Lobell and Bergman are using ...
Posted on 3 August 2017 | 4:50 pm
The Princess Bride - Houston Press
Houston PressThe Princess BrideHouston Pressto the charming story and clever humor, to count the ways The Princess Bride is classic would take too long, so we'll turn it over to Peter Falk, the film's storytelling grandpa, who tells his grandson, played by The Wonder Years' Fred Savage, the ...
Posted on 1 August 2017 | 9:37 am
After hotel renovation, Watergate owners
The suffix "gate" has been slapped on so many scandals and faux scandals — closed turnpike lanes, presidential haircuts, deflated footballs, to name a few — that it can be easy to forget there is an actual place that started it all: the Watergate.
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 4:10 am
"You see, the truth will never kill
"You see, the truth will never kill you. Lies will. Not cigarettes, not alcohol. Lies, Gus. Lies and tensions. That'll kill you. That'll kill you before cancer in the heart. Did you know that?" -Archie Black (Peter Falk
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 9:23 am
Arsène Wenger urges Arsenal to end season
• Wenger expresses surprise at eight-match winning run • Thierry Henry praises influence of Francis ‘Columbo’ Coquelin As Turf Moor can represent the antidote to the Premier League’s shiny new stadiums, it served as an appropriate venue for a throwback to the old days. As their 21st-century successors left the pitch after securing a hard-fought victory, the anthem for George Graham’s team, “1-0 ...
Posted on 12 April 2015 | 2:30 pm
B. B. King
Veteran US rap star Heavy D has died at the age of 44. Welsh songbird Jodie Marie is being tipped for a starry career when her as yet untitled debut album is released next year.
Posted on 7 April 2015 | 12:05 pm
Walter Grauman, prolific television
Mr. Grauman directed episodes of shows including ?Murder, She Wrote? and ?The Untouchables.?
Posted on 1 April 2015 | 6:52 pm
The Screening Room: 'Fantastic Four' isn't
Directed by Rob Reiner, it starts with a grandfather (Peter Falk) reading a storybook to his grandson (Fred Savage), who is home sick from school. Cary Elwes, Robin Wright, Mandy Patinkin and Andre the Giant bring the fantasy to life. Also look for a ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 10:22 pm
Emmys: History Could Be Made in Hotly
Even in victory he’d still have fewer wins than all three men who scored eight noms in the category in the past: Raymond Burr (who won twice for “Perry Mason”), Peter Falk (three times for “Columbo”) and Dennis Franz (four times for “NYPD Blue”).
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 6:46 am
Cortefiel, Women’s Secret at Bay Street
Among its clients were US President Lyndon Johnson, actor Peter Falk, who played Colombo wearing a Cortefiel gabardine, and Bill Cosby. Cortefiel is today present in 29 countries with 393 direct operated stores and franchises. Through its collections ...
Posted on 22 August 2015 | 9:08 pm
Last minute summer reading recommendations
Their heroes, Inspectors Sejer (Fossum) and Van Veeteren (Nesser), are a bit better adjusted than the others, more Jimmy Stewart-Peter Falk than Humphrey Bogart. If you prefer more action and brighter colors, the current Scandicrime “it” man is Jo ...
Posted on 20 August 2015 | 3:05 am
Swatch has trademarked the legendary line
While the use of the line didn't start with Jobs — he was quoting US actor Peter Falk in the role of the legendary Commissioner Columbo — people tend to associate the phrase with him. But according to Patently Apple, Swiss watchmaker Swatch has gone ...
Posted on 19 August 2015 | 9:53 pm
Former 'Columbo' star Falk leaves $3M to
The estate of former "Columbo" star Peter Falk has donated $3 million to the University of California, Los Angeles, for student scholarships.
Posted on 21 February 2012 | 5:37 pm
Peter Falk, TV's rumpled Columbo, has died
The best way to celebrate Peter Falk's life is to savor how Columbo, his signature character, fortified our lives.
Posted on 24 June 2011 | 11:06 am
Judge puts 'Columbo' actor Falk in
A judge placed former "Columbo" star's Peter Falk in a conservatorship Monday to ensure his daughter could occasionally visit the ailing 81-year-old actor.
Posted on 1 June 2009 | 6:22 pm
Judge leans against Falk conservatorship
A judge refused to establish a conservatorship for Peter Falk on Monday, but has scheduled testimony to decide whether court intervention is necessary to allow visits between the ailing actor and his daughter.
Posted on 20 March 2009 | 5:07 pm
Judge grants meeting between Falk and
A judge says Peter Falk's daughter can meet with her ailing father.
Posted on 20 February 2009 | 10:26 am