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Peter M. Falk | Peter Faulk
5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Colombo has a genuine mistiness about him. It seems to hang in the air. He's capable of being distracted. I remember one case where it was 20 minutes into the teleplay before he realized he hadn't taken off his pajamas. Colombo is an ass-backward Sherlock Holmes. Holmes had a long neck, Colombo has no neck; Holmes smoked a Meerschaum pipe, Colombo chews up six cigars a day at a quarter a piece.
Numerous press obits incorrectly stated that Falk won a 1972 Tony Award for Best Actor in a play for Neil Simon
's "The Prisoner of Second Avenue". As listed on a Tony Awards website search, Cliff Gorman
won the 1972 Tony Award for the play "Lenny". In addition, Falk was never nominated for a Tony Award in his career. The few things Gorman and Falk had in common was that they appeared in films ...
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