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Peter Falk
Biographical Information

Sex:M
Age:82
Birth Date:September 16, 1927
Astrology Sign:Virgo
Chinese Sign:Rabbit - Yin
Birth Name:
Birth Place:New York City
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Occupation:Actor

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PETER FALK
Peter Falk

Biography:Peter Falk (born September 16, 1927 in New York City to Jewish immigrants from Russia and Hungary) is an American actor. He is a descendent of Miksa Falk, who was the editor of the liberal Hungarian newspaper, the Pester Lloyd.

He was nominated for a Best Supporting Actor Academy Award twice, for Murder Inc, and Pocketful of Miracles.

He is best known for the title role in the long-running TV series Columbo, a shabby and absent-minded police detective. Columbo invariably solved his cases by paying close attention to tiny inconsistencies in a suspect's story, hounding them until they confessed. He put on a good show of being dim-witted. Columbo's signature technique was to exit the scene of an interview, only to stop in the doorway to ask "just one more thing" of a suspect, which always brought to light the key inconsistency. The role won him 5 Emmys and a Golden Globe.

Falk is also loved for his roles in several films, including a brilliant performance in the high-brow comedy, The In-Laws. Falk played a crazed (ex?)-CIA agent who dupes his in-law, a New York City dentist, into joining a scheme to rob the U.S. Treasury. He also gave memorable performances in director John Cassavetes' A Woman Under the Influence, (opposite Gena Rowlands) and in Wim Wenders' Wings of Desire.

Falk wears an ocular prosthetic ("glass eye"), because his right eye was surgically removed at the age of three because of cancer.

Achievements: (Filmography)
The In-Laws (2003)
Undisputed (2002)
Corky Romano (2001)
Murder by Death (1976)
The Prisoner of Second Avenue (1975)
The Sunshine Boys (1975)
The Great Race (1965)

Chinese Horoscope for Peter Falk
Includes characteristics and Vices
Peter Falk's Chinese Horoscope
Chinese Year: February 02, 1927 - January 22, 1928
Birthday: September 16, 1927

The Rabbit is a Yin,
and is the Fourth sign of the Chinese horoscope.

Characteristics:    
Tact
Finesse
Virtue
Prudence
Longevity
Ambition
Vices:
Secretiveness
Squeamishness
Pedantry
Dilettantism
Hypochondria
Complexity


Personality and Character Cards:
Personality and character cards are identical!

Peter Falk's Personality Tarot Card Strength - Personality Card

Birthday: September 16, 1927

A time for self-awareness involving courage, strength, and determination.


This year's Growth Tarot Card
Based on this year's birthday

Peter Falk's Growth Tarot Card The Hermit

Birthday: September 16, 2009

A time for soul searching and meditation; a need for patience and solitude.

 

 

 

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