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Author Information

Name
Peter
Last name
Falk
Pseudonym
Peter Falk
Born
September 16, 1927
Died
June 25, 2011
Gender
male
Nationality
North American
Profession
actor, film producer
Zodiac sign
Virgo

Peter Falk Movies

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  • Shark Tale
  • Corky Romano
  • Roommates
  • The Player
  • Tune in Tomorrow…
  • In the Spirit
  • The Princess Bride
  • … All the Marbles
  • The In-Laws
  • The Brink’s Job
  • The Cheap Detective

Peter Falk movie quotes, phrases and lines

From the movie: The In-Laws

“- Sheldon Kornpett: You were involved in the Bay of Pigs?
– Vince Ricardo: Involved? That was my idea.”

Alan Arkin – Sheldon Kornpett
Peter Falk – Vince Ricardo

“God didn’t design anyone to be recognized by 2 billion people.”
Peter Falk

“I thought actors were artists and that artists had to be European.”
Peter Falk

“I’ve never worried about the grand concepts.”
Peter Falk

In: Career in Cinema

“To be totally sincere, I’d surely be a better actor today if I hadn’t played Columbo all these years.”
Peter Falk

“The entertainment industry is loaded with extraordinarily talented people. But the true, genuine originals, they’re rare.”
Peter Falk

“When I was young, I was looking for people to look up to – role models I could respect.”
Peter Falk

From the movie: Tune in Tomorrow…

“Eat – or be eaten!”
Peter Falk – Pedro Carmichael

From the movie: The Cheap Detective

“- Mrs. Montenegro: Mr. Peckinpaugh, I think I have some information regarding the untimely death of your late, deceased, murdered partner.
– Lou Peckinpaugh: Who is this?
– Mrs. Montenegro: As the Chinese say, never mind. We must be careful; I’m being watched. Can we meet in your office in fifteen minutes?
– Lou Peckinpaugh: All right. What time…” (continue)
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Madeline Kahn – Mrs. Montenegro
Peter Falk – Lou Peckinpaugh

From the movie: The Cheap Detective

“- Marcel: I’m sorry, I thought you were alone.
– Lou Peckinpaugh: I tried it that way. It’s not as much fun alone.”

James Coco – Marcel
Peter Falk – Lou Peckinpaugh

From the movie: The Cheap Detective

“- Jezebel Dezire: Won’t you join me in a little drinkie? What’s your pleasure?
– Lou Peckinpaugh: Uh, what you got there looks good.
– Jezebel Dezire: I know… but I thought you’d like a little drink first.”

Ann-Margret – Jezebel Dezire
Peter Falk – Lou Peckinpaugh

From the movie: The Cheap Detective

“- Betty DeBoop: You’ll be back.
– Lou Peckinpaugh: What makes you think so?
– Betty DeBoop: You forgot the glasses.”

Eileen Brennan – Betty DeBoop
Peter Falk – Lou Peckinpaugh

From the movie: Tune in Tomorrow…

“Okay, you’ve gone belly up in Shit’s Creek. You need a paddle real bad. What do you reach for? Art!”
Peter Falk – Pedro Carmichael

From the movie: The In-Laws

“What do you think will happen when they run off this dough… and there’s trillions of extra dollars, francs, and marks floating around? You’ve got a collapse of confidence in the currency. People are gonna panic. There’s gonna be gold riots, atonal music… political chaos, mass suicide. Right? It’s Germany before Hitler. You can see that….” (continue)(continue reading)
Peter Falk – Vince Ricardo

From the movie: The In-Laws

“Are you interested in joining? The benefits are terrific. The trick is not to get killed. That’s really the key to the benefit program.”

Peter Falk – Vince Ricardo

From the movie: The Cheap Detective

“- Jasper Blubber: We should leave separately. Makes more sense if I go first.
– Lou Peckinpaugh: Why is that?
– Jasper Blubber: Then I don’t get stuck with the check.”

John Houseman – Jasper Blubber
Peter Falk – Lou Peckinpaugh

From the movie: The Cheap Detective

“- Lou Peckinpaugh: Suddenly it all seems as though it was yesterday. I stood in that train station, I waited for you for over six hours. Then when your letter came, it started to rain. And I opened it, and the ink ran all over the page. The most important letter of my life… I still don’t know what the hell it said!
– Marlene DuChard: It said: …” (continue)
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Peter Falk – Lou Peckinpaugh
Louise Fletcher – Marlene DuChard

From the movie: … All the Marbles

“- Akron Doctor: She’s as healthy as a horse.
– Harry Sears: And you should know. He used to be the official vet at Pimlico. You’re way ahead. You’re lucky he didn’t shoot you.”

Jonathan Terry – Akron Doctor
Peter Falk – Harry Sears

From the movie: The Cheap Detective

“- Paul DuChard: Anything wrong?
– Lou Peckinpaugh: Oh, no, no. No, it’s, uh, my mistake here, uh. For a second here I thought that this young lady was a girl that I knew in France; I was wrong; the girl I know is dead.
– Paul DuChard: Oh, a natural error, monsieur. My wife has been mistaken for dead girls by many men.”

Fernando Lamas – Paul DuChard
Peter Falk – Lou Peckinpaugh

From the movie: The Cheap Detective

“- Bess: You have a visitor in there, a Miss Sophie De Vega.
– Lou Peckinpaugh: Pretty?
– Bess: Prettier than me, but I’m easier.
– Lou Peckinpaugh: I’m saving you for the rainy season.”

Stockard Channing – Bess
Peter Falk – Lou Peckinpaugh

From the movie: … All the Marbles

“These dice are colder than my first wife.”
Peter Falk – Harry Sears

From the movie: The Cheap Detective

“I’m using rented bullets for my gun. We all got problems.”
Peter Falk – Lou Peckinpaugh

From the movie: … All the Marbles

“- Molly: Let’s stay at a first-class place, okay? Something special.
– Harry Sears: That’s a good idea. We’ll stay at Al’s Motor Lodge in Skokie. Every floor has an ice machine.
– Iris: Thanks a lot, Diamond Jim.
– Harry Sears: Hey, I hate to be the one to remind you: luxury costs money.”

Laurene Landon – Molly
Peter Falk – Harry Sears
Vicki Frederick – Iris

From the movie: The In-Laws

“- Vince Ricardo: I was in the jungle – the bush we called it – for approximately nine months…
– Sheldon Kornpett: Nine months! That must have really been something!
– Vince Ricardo: It was. I saw things… They have tsetse flies down there the size of eagles.”

Peter Falk – Vince Ricardo
Alan Arkin – Sheldon Kornpett

From the movie: In the Spirit

“I would never believe a professionalprostitute could be so boring.”

Peter Falk – Roger Flan

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