Best known to TV viewers as the titular, rumpled Detective Columbo in the series Columbo, a role that earned him four Emmy wins.
He had his right eye surgically removed when he was younger and wore a glass eye for most of his life.
He also appeared in films such as The Princess Bride and The Great Race.
He married Alyce Mayo in 1960, and the couple adopted two daughters.
He was in the film The Princess Bride, which was based off of a book by