Actor Peter Falk's daughter urges changes in law to stop inheritance battles 01/28/2016 7:48 am PST Comments KDVR via KDVR: DENVER -- (KDVR) -- You might not know Catherine Falk, but you probably know her father Peter. Actor Peter Falk portrayed Colombo for years on television and passed away in 2011. Catherine was at the Colorado Legislative session Wednesday to push for changes in the state's probate laws and pass the Peter Falk Act. When Peter Falk was in his final years battling Alzheimer's, she was banned from seeing him by her estranged stepmother. She took her fight to probate court where the process cost her $100,000. FULL STORY: Actor Peter Falk's daughter urges changes in law to stop inheritance battles - KDVR Waiting for your permission to load facebook comments.