is a tumblr featuring furniture/clothing/etc. from the tv show Columbo
Peter Falk, American actor noted for his portrayal of TV's Columbo, has died. NYTimes obit
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"Those of us who are the firstborn always dream of that imaginary brother or sister who will be their protector, the buffer, the one to take the blows. I'm a firstborn, and Bob was the answer to my dreams. He was the big brother that all of us wish for."
~ Bill Cosby on his I-Spy co-star Robert Culp
(79), who died of a heart attack
yesterday after a fall outside his Hollywood Hills home [more inside]
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is a multi
actor and very likeable guy
. He's appeared in many famous films
, but around the world he's mostly recognized as TV's Lieutenant Columbo
. The guest stars
on Columbo were often surprising, and his unconventional
crimesolving style was so addicting to watch that even his wife
got into the action at one point. Columbo is still beloved in many languages and countries
, and to this day there are still people hiring themselves out as Columbo lookalikes
around the world (although some are clearly better than others)
. But despite an approved final script & an agreeable Peter Falk, no studio will ever greenlight another Columbo movie. Why? Nobody wants to finance a movie with an 80 year-old lead.
Apparently they think there's no way the character can still work, that Peter Falk is too old and he can't possibly have the edge or energy to pull off Columbo now. Obviously, they're sadly wrong.