Peter Falk, the Emmy- and Tony-winning stage, screen and TV actor best known to world audiences as the always-underestimated police detective in the long-running telepic series "Columbo," died…
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Jonie Taps, former VP and executive assistant to Columbia Pictures president and founder Harry Cohn and, along with George Jessel, one of the founding members of the California branch of the Friars…
Abe Schneider, ex-chair and prexy of Columbia Pictures, died in Palm Springs, Fla., Wednesday of pneumonia and Alzheimer's disease complications. He would have have been 88 Sunday.