The Trials of O'Brien

1965, TV Show

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Columbo Star Peter Falk Dies at 83

Columbo star Peter Falk, who won four Emmys for playing the absent-minded detective, has died. He was 83.

Falk died at his Beverly Hills home Thursday evening, his family said in a statement. Falk had suffered from dementia, a result of a series of dental operations in 2007.

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A New York City native, Falk was 3 when he underwent an operation to remove a malignant tumor in his right eye that left him with a glass eye. Rejected from the armed forces because of his glass eye, he joined the United States Merchant Marines before becoming ...
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Columbo Star Peter Falk Dies at 83

Columbo star Peter Falk, who won four Emmys for playing the absent-minded detective, has died. He was 83.

Falk died at his Beverly Hills home Thursday evening, his family said in a statement. Falk had suffered from dementia, a result of a series of dental operations in 2007.

See other celebs we lost this year

A New York City native, Falk was 3 when he underwent an operation to remove a malignant tumor in his right eye that left him with a glass eye. Rejected from the armed forces because of his glass eye, he joined the United States Merchant Marines before becoming ...
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Premiered: September 18, 1965, on CBS
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Premise: A high-priced lawyer's devotion to his clients contrasts with his chaotic personal life, a tangle of financial and romantic problems. Despite compelling scripts and top-notch guests stars (including Gene Hackman, Alan Alda, Faye Dunaway and Frank Langella), this law series never clicked. But in two years, Peter Falk traded O'Brien's designer suits for a ratty trench coat and landed the role of his career---Columbo.

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