Peter Falk (1927–2011)
Born: September 16, 1927 in New York City, New York, USA
Died: June 23, 2011 (age 83) in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA
[upon losing to Peter Ustinov for the 1961 Oscars] When I hit the seat, I turned to the press agent and said “You’re fired!”. I didn’t want him charging me for another day.
[on Columbo’s appeal] What are you hanging around for? Just one thing. You want to know how he gets caught.