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Columbo (1968 - 2003)

Columbo (1968 - 2003)

AVERAGE TOMATOMETER

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77%

AVERAGE AUDIENCE SCORE

100%

Critic Consensus: No consensus yet.

Series Info

The classic whodunit about the razor-sharp detective with a rumpled raincoat, a bumbling manner and no apparent first name. He always has 'uh, just one more question' before nailing the killer. `Columbo' premiered as an NBC series (following a couple of highly regarded TV-movies) in September 1971 as one of three rotating `Sunday Mystery Movie' elements (`McMillan and Wife' and `McCloud' were the other two). It ran for six seasons and was revived periodically in TV films over the next decades.

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Seasons

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1990, ABC, 14 episodes

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1989, ABC, 6 episodes

67%
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1989, ABC, 4 episodes

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1977, ABC, 5 episodes

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1976, ABC, 3 episodes

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1975, ABC, 6 episodes

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1974, ABC, 6 episodes

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1973, ABC, 8 episodes

Cast

Peter Falk
as Lt. Columbo
Jack Cassidy
as Ken Franklin
William Shatner
as Ward Fowler
Robert Vaughn
as Danzinger
Bob Dishy
as Sgt. Wilson
Tyne Daly
as Dolores
Ray Milland
as Kennicutt
William Windom
as Burt Gordon
Ed Begley Jr.
as Officer Stein
Jeanette Nolan
as Mrs. Peck
Anne Francis
as Valerie Bishop
Stephen Elliott
as Karl Donner
Ida Lupino
as Doris Buckner
Matthew Rhys
as Justin Price
Eddie Albert
as General
Roddy McDowall
as Roger Stanford
Martin Landau
as Dexter/Norman Paris
Hector Elizondo
as Hassan Sallah
Kim Cattrall
as Joanne Nichols
Clive Revill
as Joe Devlin
Patrick Bauchau
as Max Barsini
James Read
as Dr. Wesley Corman
Gene Barry
as Dr. Ray Flemming
Anne Baxter
as Nora Chandler
Richard Kiley
as Halperin
Robert Conrad
as Milo Janus
Fisher Stevens
as Alex Brady
Lindsay Crouse
as Joan Allenby
Robert Foxworth
as Col. Frank Brailie
Ian Buchanan
as Sean Brantley
Stephen Caffrey
as Justin Rowe
Rip Torn
as Leon Lamarr
Lee Grant
as Leslie Williams
Lindsay Crouse
as Dr. Joan Allenby
Andrew Stevens
as Wayne Jennings
Billy Connolly
as Findlay Crawford
Richard Basehart
as Nicholas Frame
Oskar Werner
as Van Wyck
Anthony Andrews
as Eliot Blake
George Wendt
as Graham McVeigh
Tim O'Connor
as Hathaway
James Gregory
as David Buckner
Molly Hagan
as Ruth Jernigan
Sondra Currie
as Mrs. Rocca
Rosanna Huffman
as Tracy O'Connor
Myrna Loy
as Lizzi
Dean Jagger
as Cannell
Mel Ferrer
as Jerry Parks
Mark Wheeler
as Springer
John Payne
as Ned Diamond
Lola Albright
as Claire Daley
Celeste Holm
as Phyllis
Steven Hill
as Marosco
Ian McShane
as Leland St. John
Jo Anderson
as Lydia Corman
Brenda Vaccaro
as Jess McCurdy
Jeff Yagher
as Teddy McVeigh
Jennifer Sky
as Vanessa
Will Geer
as Heideman
Gena Rowlands
as Elizabeth
Joel Fabiani
as Charles Hunter
Anthony Zerbe
as Max Dyson
Penny Fuller
as Mrs. Finch
Katherine Justice
as Joan Hudson
Honor Blackman
as Lillian Stanhope
Jessica Walter
as Margaret Nicholson
Dean Stockwell
as Harrington
Peter Haskell
as Budd Clarke
Donald Moffat
as Sheldon Hays
Burt Young
as Mo Weinberg
Harold Gould
as Agt. Carlson
Martin Milner
as Jim Ferris
Patricia Crowley
as Mrs. Kennicutt
Kim Hunter
as Edna Mathews
Collin Wilcox Paxton
as Ruth Stafford
Don Gordon
as Alvin Deschler
Robert Loggia
as Harry Blanford
France Nuyen
as Mary Choy
Jamie Rose
as Nancy Brower
Barry Corbin
as Clifford Calvert
Rue McClanahan
as Verity Chandler
Luis Avalos
as Antonio
Steven Gilborn
as Medical Examiner
Alan Fudge
as Harrow
Don Ameche
as Frank Simpson
Pamela Austin
as Jennifer
Lloyd Bochner
as Berozski
Martin Sheen
as Lessing
Martha Scott
as Margaret
Nehemiah Persoff
as Jesse Jerome
Sorrell Booke
as Hastings
Gary Kroeger
as Freddy Brower
Daniel Davis
as Alex Varick
Robert Walker Jr.
as Neill Cahill
Alan Manson
as Sid Daley
Bernard Behrens
as George O'Connell
Jeff Perry
as Leonard Fisher
Andy Romano
as Sgt. Maj. Lester Keegan
Tom Isbell
as Sgt. Brady
Linda Gehringer
as Lorraine Buchinsky
Raye Birk
as Howard Seltzer
Sally Kellerman
as Liz Houston
Rosemary Forsyth
as Joanna Ferris
JoAnna Cameron
as Lorna McGrath
Ken Lerner
as Dr. Walter Neff
Penny Johnson Jerald
as Maxine Jarrett
Richard Kline
as Lou Cayton
Douglas Roberts
as Linwood Coben
Louise Latham
as Mrs. Norris
Otis Young
as Melville
Tricia O'Neil
as Ms. Cochrane
Alan Scarfe
as Sir Harry Matthews
Arthur Hill
as Gov. James Montgomery
Paul Burke
as Dr. Horace Sherwin
Janet Margolin
as Theresa Goren
William Lucking
as Dominic Doyle
Stewart J. Zully
as Archie Sewell
Kate Reid
as Nora Walters
Forrest Tucker
as Williamson
David Sheiner
as Serge San Martin
Frank Aletter
as Dr. Garrison
Marge Redmond
as Helen Hendrix
Janet Eilber
as Jenny Padget
Katherine Cannon
as June Clark
Larry Gilman
as Tomblin
Virginia Gregg
as Miss Petrie
Paul Carr
as Hamond
Heidi Brühl
as Linda Robinson
Bert Remsen
as Mark Davis
George Cole
as Dr. Sidney Hammer
Louis Zorich
as Frank Staplin
Dan Butler
as Sgt. Goodman
Gino Conforti
as Secretary
Roscoe Lee Browne
as Dr. Steadman
Betsy Palmer
as Martha Lamarr
Edie McClurg
as Mrs. Lerby
Barbara Colby
as Lily LaSanka
Todd Martin
as Sergeant Burke
Michael Horton
as Kerry Malone
Charles Howerton
as Sgt. Eckhart
Al Pugliese
as Phil Crossette
Leon Singer
as Fernando
Bill Macy
as Ruddick
Dawn Frame
as Audrey
Jared Martin
as Alexander
Karen Machon
as Anita Borden
Warren Berlinger
as Det. Stroller
Thomas Calabro
as Det. Andy Parma
Ron Masak
as Eddie Fenelle
Julius J. Carry III
as Sgt. Harkins
Karen Austin
as Paula Hill
Mark Arnott
as David Sherwin
Mark Lonow
as Howard Sperling
Andrea King
as Cynthia Gordon
Harlan Warde
as Paul Williams
Walter Koenig
as Sergeant Johnson
Mako
as Ozu
Anne Haney
as Louise
Jim Antonio
as Joe Doyle
Michael Gregory
as Mr. Hacker
Rod Steiger
as Vincenzo Forteli
Franklin Cover
as Harry Jenkins
John Fiedler
as Dr. Moss
Sam Jaffe
as Henry
Lainie Kazan
as Valerie Kirk
Stephen Macht
as David Kincaid
Teresa Ganzel
as Dede Perkins
Don Bovingloh
as Customer
John Martin
as Sam Marlowe
Jack Laufer
as Jerry Winters
Nina Foch
as Carol Flemming
Bernie Kuby
as Mike Tucker
Jon Miller
as Sergeant Miller
Ron Rifkin
as Luther
Dave Florek
as Bartender
James A. Watson Jr.
as Sgt. McCulley
Bridget Hanley
as Mrs. Rusk
Robert Alan Browne
as Detective Lancer
Bettye Ackerman
as Miss Sherman
Basil Hoffman
as Danziger
James Greene
as Bert Spindler
James Lashly
as Sgt. Winnick
Antony Ponzini
as Gregory Lopiccolo
David Rasche
as Patrick Kinsley
Julius Carry
as Sgt. Harkins
Dr. Frank Baxter
as Walter Gray
Stanley Kamel
as Tim Haines
Carmine Giovinazzo
as Tony Galper
Gayle Harbor
as `Bridesmaid'
Hoke Howell
as Sergeant
Frank McRae
as Lt. Robertson
L.Q. Jones
as Jensen
Pierrino Mascarino
as Tuba Player
Lynn Clark
as Marcia Bennett
Philip Abbott
as Judge Foster
Will Nye
as Off. Will
Stephen Ford
as Toby Ritt
Maree Cheatham
as Mrs. Redman
Jerome Guardino
as Sgt. Burke
Harry Johnson
as Charlie Lenz
John Fink
as Michael Clarke
Gary Hershberger
as Cooper Redman
Alice Backes
as Harriet Jenkins
Denis Arndt
as Paul Mackey
Richard Roat
as Perkins
Bill Walker
as Crowell
Donna Bullock
as Tracy Rose
Peter Jurasik
as Dr. Simon Ward
Nan Martin
as Rose Walker
Rita Taggart
as Mrs. Staplin
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Series Details

TV Network: ABC
Premiere Date: Feb 20, 1968
Genre: Mystery & Suspense
Executive Producers: Richard Levinson, Dean Hargrove, Roland Kibbee, William Link, Richard Alan Simmons, Richard Irving, Peter Falk
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