Jun 25, 2011

Peter Falk Dies, He had Alzheimer's Disease

Peter Falk, the character actor best known for playing the rumpled cop on TV's Columbo, died Thursday in his Beverly Hills home. He suffered from Alzheimer's disease.

Born Peter Michael Falk on Sept. 16, 1927 in New York City, he was raised in Ossining, NY.

We first learned that he had been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease in 2008

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