Peter Falk - Quotes

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I never understood a word John Cassavetes said. And I think he did that deliberately.

I never understood a word John Cassavetes said. And I think he did that deliberately.

I'm just looking to get through the day. ---->>>

I'm old fashioned. I really think you should know how to draw before you start painting. I use charcoal and graphite; I put a skylight in. In my house, I turned the garage into an art studio. So I'm awash in art studios. ---->>>

I came to Hollywood and nobody knew me. I was on a coupla TV shows. ---->>>

You talk about what a director, he was smart. He said, Turn the camera on! ---->>>

I've worked with some terrific actors. The list of guys that came on the 'Columbo' show, I mean they were world-class actors from all over the world - Oskar Werner, Laurence Harvey, Donald Pleasence, you know... foreigners. ---->>>

If your mind is at work, we're in danger of reproducing another cliche. If we can keep our minds out of it and our thoughts out of it, maybe we'll come up with something original. ---->>>

I didn't become an actor until I was an old man of 28 or 29. I declared to the world that I was an actor. Nobody heard me, but I did declare it. ---->>>

The only mountain that I would still like to climb: I'd like to break 85. ---->>>

I had two ambitions: One was to be in The Actors Studio, and the other was to walk into a bar where actors hung out, and everyone would know that I was a professional actor and I would be accepted. ---->>>

I did do my own stunts. ---->>>

Usually, I get hired because I'm tall. ---->>>

My father's whole life was work. He had a retail store in Ossining, New York, and I mean, he was down there at 6:15 every morning. The store didn't open until 9, but he hadda be down there. That's all he knew. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 09-16, 1927
Birthplace: New York City, United States
Die: 2011-06-23
Occupation: Actor

Peter Michael Falk (September 16, 1927 – June 23, 2011) was an American actor, best known for his role as Lieutenant Columbo in the long-running television series Columbo (1968-2003), for which he received four Primetime Emmy Awards and one Golden Globe Award. He was twice nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, first for Murder, Inc (wikipedia)