Skip to comments.Fears for Peter Falk as ageing Columbo star's erratic behaviour sparks call to police
Posted on 04/23/2008 3:17:43 PM PDT by dynachrome
Either the years haven't been kind to veteran actor Peter Falk or he wasn't having a very good day.
The 80-year-old former Columbo star looked dazed and confused as he walked near his Beverly Hills home on Tuesday afternoon.
(Excerpt) Read more at mailonsunday.co.uk ...
| "Yeah, God, one more thing,
why won't USA pick up
my last 'Columbo'?"
Looks a bit like that mafia boss Vincent “the chin” Gigante(?) who tried on the insanity defense.
I’m so sorry to see these photos. Really hurtful to him.
“He also appeared in a series of serious film roles and even played himself in Wim Wenders cult film Wings Of Desire.”
He is/was a very good actor. I saw Wings of Desire several times and he is amazing. Not a film for the masses.....a little too “heady.”
One of the best shows of the `80s
Obviously needs help
What did he do, vote republican?
Looks like an advanced case of dementia. Very sorry to see this.
If he's suffering from age-related problems, I hope he gets the help he needs.
Only the British would publish a no class photo like this.
I do not mean to be flip, but he looks no worse that some photos of Hillary going manic.
I think he was once the highest paid actor on tv for Columbo. Hopefully, he’ll get the help he needs.
You can tell little from one photo. Given the source of the article, the photo was probably 'cherry-picked' as the most awful of the series and the story made up to fit the photo.
Sometimes I feel like screaming at everyone and waving my arms frantically. A guy can only take so much.
“Im so sorry to see these photos. Really hurtful to him.”
Yes, for sure. Gosh, I’m sure I look disoriented walking down the street most of the time.....That’s what I’ll probably look like in another 20 years! I’ll be happy if I can walk anywhere in 20 years! lol
Wonder if maybe photogs stake out in front of his house to shove cameras in his face on a regular basis - and this one day, he just wanted them "OUTTA MY FACE!"
The police were evidently satisfied he was okay...
wonder if this isn't a case of someone who deliberately provoked him so as to get photos and a "story" he could sell.
That's my read on it...
I’m thinking it might be a case of over medication. I have seen older people get that way.
I wouldn’t think he was popular enuff anymore. the paparazzi are swarming around britney, paris, etc.
I'm still thinking it's very plausible that photogs were in his face hoping to taunt him into doing something they could capture and make some money on.
I have "seen" photographers "get that way."
Looks like he's just had it and is telling them to "GET OUT OF MY FACE"
It IS sad. I’ve liked him since I saw him in “The Price of Tomatoes,” soo many years ago. I hope he’s okay.
The proof is in the pudding.
Not just some photographer off the street can get near enough to Britney, etc, to get a photo...
This would probably be some paparazzi wannabe looking to get a photo he could peddle, make some money on and maybe get a leg up in the game.
Not popular enough? It sold, didn't it...
Yes, it makes sense.
Yes, I agree....looks like he’s telling someone to “get the he)) out of here!”
One of my oldest and dearest friends took herself off some of her medication. She kept falling and breaking bones. She has serious osteoporosis and spends way too much time in rehab because of it. She’s doing much better without all that crap in her system.
Looks like me shortly after going back to caffeine.
I can think of scores of US rags which would publish that pic, if they got an exclusive on it.
I actually think Mr. Falk looks pretty good for an 80 year old. Full head of hair and not that many wrinkles. Plus it looks like he does okay without a walker or cane. Looks like he is trying to shoe the parasite photographers out of his face.
Has anyone seen the 1995 movie “Roommates” with Peter Falk and D.B. Sweeney as his grandson? Falk played an old baker from the Polish Hill section of Pittsburgh. Great movie!
I hate the stalkarazzi. Pure garbage. One of these days it’s going to end in a bad way for one of them & everyone will wonder “why?”.
A world in which the Democrats are running two Marxists for President neck and neck IS a world gone mad.
“I saw him in The Price of Tomatoes, soo many years ago.”
It was on TV. I was a kid at the time but I still remember it as the first thing I ever saw Falk in.
That was a l-o-n-g time ago.
Yes, it was. I’m sooooo old now.
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