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Peter Falk

Peter Falk [3]

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Born:September 16, 1927
Died:June 23, 2011 (83)
Filmography Rating:8.36 / 10
IMDB Rating:7.24 / 10
Amazon Rating:4.42 / 5
Rotten Tomatoes Rating:77.59%
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List of Titles and Roles/Jobs:
The Great Muppet Caper [1981](54) => Tramp (uncredited)
The Princess Bride [1987](60) => The Grandfather / Narrator
[2007](80) => Irv

Trivia that mentions this person:
Ghostbusters [1984]
  • The music video for the song {Ghostbusters} by [?] Ray Parker Jr., directed by Ivan Reitman, featured a number of celebrities who did not appear in the film. This included Chevy Chase, John Candy, Danny DeVito, Peter Falk, [?] Melissa Gilbert, [?] Carly Simon, Teri Garr, [?] Irene Cara and George Wendt. In addition, the Ghostbusters themselves danced down Times Square right behind Parker Jr.
    Blade Runner: The Final Cut [1982]
  • Dustin Hoffman was the original choice to play Deckard, although he wondered why he was asked to play a "macho character". According to Ridley Scott, Hoffman was interested, but wanted to make it a whole different kind of character. According to [?] Paul Sammon, apart from Hoffman, other actors considered for the role included Tommy Lee Jones, Gene Hackman, Sean Connery, Jack Nicholson, Paul Newman, Clint Eastwood, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Al Pacino, Burt Reynolds, William Devane, Raul Julia, Scott Glenn, [?] Frederic Forrest, Robert Duvall, Judd Hirsch, [?] Cliff Gorman, Peter Falk, Nick Nolte and Christopher Walken. Martin Sheen was offered the role, but he turned it down, as he was exhausted, having come off Apocalypse Now.