Peter Michael Falk (September 16, 1927 – June 23, 2011) was an American actor, best known for his role as Lt. Columbo in the television series Columbo. He appeared in numerous films such as The Princess Bride, The Great Race and Next, and television guest roles. He was nominated for an Academy Award twice (for 1960's Murder, Inc. and 1961's Pocketful of Miracles), and won the Emmy Award on five occasions (four for Columbo) and the Golden Globe Award once.
The Cassavetes Crew From left: Peter Falk, Ben Gazzara, and John Cassavetes on the set of the 1970 film Husbands. Read More http://www.gq.com/style/gq-100/201204/gq-100-style-bible-april-2012#ixzz207h5y3Gq