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  • TV’s ‘Columbo’ Peter Falk dies at 84

    June 27, 2011 | 11:32 am

    Actor Peter Falk, a four-time Emmy winner as the rumpled TV detective on “Columbo” who also won acclaim as an actor in indie films by John Cassavetes and others, died at his home in Beverly Hills, Calif., on June 23 at 84.

    Falk’s portrayal of Lt. Frank Columbo was lauded by film...

  • ‘Columbo’ creator solves his own family mystery

    By Tom Teicholz

    February 22, 2011 | 6:29 pm

    “Now, Tom, do I look Jewish?”

    William Link, 77, was asking the question. Link is one of, if not the most successful producer and writer in television history, having put, with his late partner Richard Levinson, 16 series on the air, including creating “Columbo,” “Murder, She...