Peter Falk Wiki, Bio, Wife, Death and Net Worth

Peter Michael Falk was an American actor who was born on the 16th of September, 1927 and was dead on the 23rd of June, 2011 at the age of 84 years old. He was born in New York City, United State of America into a middle class family, where he was born to father Peter Falk, a storeowner of clothing and food and his mother Madeline worked in the same store as an accountant. He was raised in Jewish standards, as both of his parents were Jews and had mixed ancestry of Russian and Polish on his father’s side and Hungarian and Czech on his mother’s side.

An amazing fact about him is that he suffered from a rare retinoblastoma disease from childhood, and when he was 3 years old, his right eye was operated and removed As a result, he wore an artificial eye for the rest of his life and it made no difference whatsoever when he played basketball and baseball. “I remember once in high school the umpire called me out at third base when I was sure I was safe. I got so mad I took out my glass eye, handed it to him and said, ‘Try this.’ I got such a laugh you wouldn’t believe”, he said in an interview. He is an American by nationality, and belongs to white ethnicity. Peter was not a very tall man, and had an average height of 168 cm. That is about 5 feet and 6 inches in height and he was known to have an athletically built body.

A regular exerciser, he has a well-shaped figure, and although he hasn’t disclosed it in nay-shirtless pictures over the media, there are descriptive information about it. He was known to be a man of wits and everyone regarded him to be a jolly person. His sense of humor, and his friendliness is something that made him very popular amongst people and he could make friends easily. A humble and decent guy, you can read about his philanthropic contributions to the people who were in need of help and support. Regarding his personal affairs, we have come to know about a couple of relationships that he was into, Not sure if that was all that he had, or there was more to his list of girlfriends.

Either way, he was a family man, married and was a father as well. He was first believed to be dating Alice Mayo around the early 50s. By 1959, the two were married in Jewish traditional style and had a couple of children together: both daughters named Catherine and Jacqueline. Although there are rumors that the couple and not their biological children adopted both these girls, the story has different versions. After he and his wife got divorced in 1976, he was seen dating with actress Shera Danese. Those two got married in 1977 and were together for almost 35 years before the death of Peter in 2011, which was due to Alzheimer’s disease. He was not sexually gay, and wasn’t rumored to be one. To know more about his personal life, you can read his biography that can be found in Wikipedia as well as IMDb.

By 2015, his estimated net worth value is about $14 million dollars and you can also follow him closely in social sites like Twitter and Instagram, which have been running by his fans. He has appeared in so many movies and TV shows and has been awarded or nominated for several prestigious awards over the course of time.