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Posted at 04:02 PM ET, 06/24/2011

‘Columbo’ star Peter Falk dies at 83

Peter Falk on location for "Columbo Likes the Nightlife" in 2002. (RIC FRANCIS - ASSOCIATED PRESS)
Actor Peter Falk, best known for his three decades as detective Lt. Columbo in NBC’s long-running crime series “Columbo,” died June 23 in Beverly Hills, Calif. He was 83.

Read the full obituary here.

Here’s a photo gallery of Falk through the years.

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