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Shera Danese

Shera Danese (born October 9, 1949, height 5' 7" (1,70 m)) is an American actress and the widow of actor Peter Falk. Biography Danese was born in Hartsdale, New York. Her acting career began in 1976 with a part in one episode of One Day at a Time. Her other television credits include roles on Serpico, Baretta, Three's Company, Kojak, Family, Hart to Hart, Starsky and Hutch and Charlie's Angels. In one of her few roles on the big screen, she played a prostitute named Vicky in Risky Business, the 1983 film starring Tom Cruise and Rebecca De Mornay. Danese had a major role in three of the six Columbo episodes in which she appeared. She was never the killer, but she helped plan the murder in the episode: A Trace of Murder - 25th Anniversary Movie. She has the distinction of having acted in more episodes of Columbo than any other actress (but not actor). She met star Peter Falk on the show, and became his second wife on December 7, 1977. They were married for nearly 34 years until June 23, 2011, when Falk died at the age of 83.

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Oct 9, 1949 In Hartsdale - New York - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Columbo 1971-09-15
Latest Project:
Movie Alpha Dog 2006-01-27
Known For
Poster of Alpha Dog
Poster of The Ladies Club
Poster of Risky Business
Poster of New York, New York
Movie Alpha Dog Abby 2006-01-27
Movie Checking Out Rhonda Apple 2005-04-10
Movie Who's Your Daddy? Honey Mack 2004-01-07
Movie John Q Wife of Heart Transplant Patient 2002-02-15
Movie Enemies of Laughter Helen 2000-11-10
Series Exclusiv - Das Star-Magazin self 1994-03-01
Movie Baby Boom Cloak Room Attendant 1987-10-07
Movie The Ladies Club Eva 1986-04-01
Movie Your Place...or Mine? Unknown 1983-03-02
Movie Risky Business Vicki 1983-08-05
Movie Sparkling Cyanide Christine Shannon 1983-11-05
Movie The Muppets Go Hollywood Herself 1979-05-16
Movie New York, New York Doyle's Girl in Major Chord 1977-06-21
Series Three's Company Barmaid 1977-03-15
Movie Having Babies Kristy Potter 1976-10-17
Series Columbo Molly 1971-09-15