Legendary "Columbo" star Peter Falk has died at the age of 83.
Falk "died peacefully at his Beverly Hills home in the evening of June 23, 2011," a rep tells KTLA.
The actor had been suffering from dementia and Alzheimer's disease, according to his adopted daughter, Catherine Falk.
Falk won four Emmys for his starring role in the television detective series, "Columbo." He also received Academy Award nominations for movies in 1959 and 1960.
Falk portrayed "Columbo" on 69 episodes from 1968 to 2003.
He also starred in "Princess Bride," "Brigadoon" and "The Great Race."