Peter Falk Rank
About Peter Falk
Peter Falk was a noted American actor best remembered for starring in the successful television series Columbo, in which he portrayed Lieutenant Columbo. His notable film credits include 1960'sMurder, Inc., 1963's It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World and 1978's The Brink's Job. He is regarded as one of the greatest television actors of all time.
He was married to Alyce Mayo from 1960 to 1976. The pair adopted two children. In 1977, he married his second wife actress Shera Danese, whom he stayed with until his death in 2011.
When he was 3 years old, he suffered from a type of cancer called retinoblastoma. The cancer forced doctors to surgically remove his right eye. He therefore wore an artificial right eye for the rest of his life.
He became addicted to cigarettes when he was only 15 years old.
At the age of 17, he tried enlisting in the United States Marine Corps but was rejected because he had only one eye.
Peter Falk Rank
Peter Falk's Popularity
Peter Falk was a famous American actor, who was born on September 16, 1927. As a person born on this date, Peter Falk is listed in our database as the 30th most popular celebrity for the day (September 16) and the 13th most popular for the year (1927).
People born on September 16 fall under the Zodiac sign of Virgo, the Virgin. Peter Falk is the 753rd most popular Virgo.
Aside from information specific to Peter Falk's birthday, Peter Falk is the 4707th most famous American and ranks 200th in famous people born in New York City, New York, U.S.
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