Although most will know Peter Falk as the rumpled television detective Colombo, he also had a celebrated stage career. In the 50’s he was in the off-Broadway production of The Iceman Cometh. He also appeared on Broadway in original stage productions of works by Neil Simon, Arthur Miller and Paddy Chayefsky. Falk also worked in film with legendary directors Frank Capra, Blake Edwards, Mike Nichols and John Cassavetes. Suffering the last few years from Alzheimer’s, Peter Falk died at the age of 83 on June 23.