Remembering Peter Falk

Monday, June 27, 2011

Peter Falk on the Leonard Lopate Show in 2006 (Photo by Melissa Eagan/WNYC)

Peter Falk became a household name as the rumpled television star of “Columbo,” with a cigar dangling from his mouth, but he also worked with John Cassavetes over his long career. He died recently at the age of 83. He spoke with Leonard back in October of 2006 about why he was turned down for a job with the CIA, his life on and off the screen, and the tumor that caused him to lose his right eye when he was only three years old. Listen to that interview, above.

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Comments [2]

E from Bergen County

RIP Mr. Falk. This must rate as one of your favorite interviews of all time Leonard. Just great...

Dec. 31 2011 09:12 AM
ina feidelman from Hartsdale, NY

WONDERFUL repeat interview with
Peter Falk.
I enjoy your programs immensely.

Keep them coming!

Thanks so much.

Jun. 27 2011 08:21 PM

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