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Celebrities mourn Peter Falk on Twitter

Peter Falk, beloved character actor who starred in Columbo and The Princess Bride, passed away last night. The two-time Oscar nominee had been battling Alzheimer’s disease for three years at the time of his death. He was 83 years old. Here’s what some of his celebrity fans have Tweeted about his eclectic career:

Michael McKean: “As many film fans know, Falk was already an angel. The rest is just paperwork.”

Kevin Pollak: “Peter Falk will always be one of my favorite actors. Check his work in Murder Inc. Oscar-nominated, I believe. Sad…”

Al Roker: “Few were better thanPeter Falk in Columbo or as Vincent J. Ricardo in The In-Laws. He will be missed.”

Jon Favreau: “We lost a legend today. Peter Falk was a true original.”

Seth Meyers: “RIP Peter Falk. ‘The In-Laws’ still one of the funniest movies of all time. #SerpentineShelSerpentine.”

Rainn Wilson: “RIP Peter Falk - He was one of the greats. Watch ‘Wings of Desire’ to see him at his best. ,) [one eyed emoticon]”

Roger Ebert: “Peter Falk, RIP. His greatest movie role was in John Cassavetes’ ‘A Woman Under the Influence.’”

Marlee Matlin: “Oh @655Jack tells me Peter Falk passed. He was so lovely to me at Golden Globes many years ago. I will remember Columbo always. RIP.”

Ralph Macchio: “RIP Peter Falk. ‘The In Laws’ one of the all time great classic comedies!”

Stephen Fry: “Oh no :( Just heard. Peter Falk, who played Columbo, TV’s greatest EVER detective, has died.”

Greg Grunberg: “RIP Peter Falk. I had the privilege to working with the legendary actor on Alias. What an original. He will be missed & NEVER replaced.”

Pete Yorn: “Peter Falk was awesome…’serpentine! Serpintine!’”

Andy Milonakis: “Rip Peter Falk. Murder By Death is the s— “

Doug Benson: “Peter Falk was great in THE IN-LAWS and THE GREAT RACE. #RIPColumbo”

Sandra Bernhard: “farewell to peter falk. a true original and incredibly talented. no!”

The Henson Company: “A cameo in The Great Muppet Caper and the inspiration behind @sesamestreet’s Colambo http://youtu.be/xZ7gcOqt55c Rest in peace, #PeterFalk”

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