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Columbo cast list, including photos of the actors when available. This list includes all of the Columbo main actors and actresses, so if they are an integral part of the show you'll find them below. You can various bits of trivia about these Columbo stars, such as where the actor was born and what their year of birth is. This cast list of actors from Columbo focuses primarily on the main characters, but there may be a few actors who played smaller roles on Columbo that are on here as well.

Everything from Martin Sheen to William Shatner is included on this poll.

If you are wondering, "Who are the actors from Columbo?" or "Who starred on Columbo?" then this list will help you answer those questions.

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Bruce Kirby is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Columbo Cast List
Bruce Kirby Columbo, Car 54, Where Are You? - Bruce Kirby is an American character actor. Kirby was born in New York City, New York. Though he has been a working actor since the 1950s, Kirby is most familiar to Columbo fans as the gullible ...more

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Christopher Titus is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Columbo Cast List
Christopher Titus Titus, Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction, Prey - Christopher Todd Titus is an American comedian and actor. He grew up in Newark, California. Titus came to national attention with the eponymous FOX show Titus, of which he was the star, ...more

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Fred Draper is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Columbo Cast List
Fred Draper Columbo - Frederick Paul "Fred" Draper II was an American film and television actor. He was roommates in New York City with Harry Mastergeorge and John Cassevettes while attending The American ...more

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Dick Van Dyke is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Columbo Cast List
Dick Van Dyke The Dick Van Dyke Show, Diagnosis: Murder, The Phil Silvers Show - Richard Wayne "Dick" Van Dyke is an American actor, comedian, writer, singer, dancer, and producer with a career spanning almost seven decades. He is the older brother of Jerry Van ...more

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John P. Finnegan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Columbo Cast List
John P. Finnegan Columbo - John P. "J.P." Finnegan was an American film and television actor, mostly known for his recurrent role on the American crime fiction series Columbo. He voiced the villainous character ...more

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Patrick McGoohan is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Columbo Cast List
Patrick McGoohan Columbo, The Prisoner, Danger Man - Patrick Joseph McGoohan was an American-born actor, writer and director who was brought up in Ireland and Britain, where he established an extensive stage and film career. His most notable roles ...more

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Peter Falk is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Columbo Cast List
Peter Falk Columbo, The Law and Mr. Jones, The NBC Mystery Movie - Peter Michael Falk was an American actor, best known for his role as Lt. Columbo in the television series Columbo. He appeared in numerous films such as The Princess Bride, The Great Race and ...more

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Robert Culp is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Columbo Cast List
Robert Culp Columbo, The Greatest American Hero, I Spy - Robert Martin Culp was an American actor, screenwriter, voice actor and director, widely known for his work in television. Culp earned an international reputation for his role as Kelly Robinson ...more

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Ian McShane is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Columbo Cast List
Ian McShane Deadwood, Dallas, Jesus of Nazareth - Ian David McShane is an English actor, director, producer and voice artist. Despite appearing in numerous films, McShane is best known for his television roles, particularly BBC's Lovejoy and ...more

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Steven Gilborn is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Columbo Cast List
Steven Gilborn Columbo, Teech - Steven Neil Gilborn was an American actor and educator. Gilborn was born in New Rochelle, New York. He attended Swarthmore College, where he was awarded a bachelor's degree in English and earned ...more

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Val Avery is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Columbo Cast List
Val Avery Columbo, Mr. Broadway, 100 Centre Street - Val Avery, born Sebouh Der Abrahamian, was an American character actor who appeared in hundreds of movies and television shows since the 1950s. In a career that spanned 50 years, Avery appeared ...more

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Kristin Bauer van Straten is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Columbo Cast List
Kristin Bauer van Straten True Blood, Justice League, The Soup - Kristin Bauer van Straten is an American film and television actress, perhaps best known for her roles as vampire Pamela Swynford De Beaufort on the HBO television series True Blood, Jerry's ...more

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Vito Scotti is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Columbo Cast List
Vito Scotti Columbo, The Flying Nun, Barefoot in the Park - Vito G. Scotti was an American character actor, who played many roles, primarily from the late 1930s to the mid-1990s on Broadway, films and later television. He was known as a man of a thousand ...more

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Martin Landau is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Columbo Cast List
Martin Landau Mission: Impossible, Buffalo Bill, Space: 1999 - Martin Landau is an American film and television actor. His career started in the 1950s, with early film appearances including a supporting role in Alfred Hitchcock's North by Northwest. He ...more

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Dianne Turley Travis is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Columbo Cast List
Dianne Turley Travis Columbo - Dianne Turley Travis is an actor.

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Jerome Guardino is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Columbo Cast List
Jerome Guardino Columbo - Jerome Guardino is an actor.

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Martin Sheen is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Columbo Cast List
Martin Sheen The Simpsons, The West Wing, Captain Planet and the Planeteers - Ramón Antonio Gerardo Estévez, better known by his stage name Martin Sheen, is an American actor who first achieved fame with roles in the films Badlands and Apocalypse Now. Other ...more

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Mike Lally is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Columbo Cast List
Mike Lally Columbo - Mike Lally was an actor and a stunt performer.

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Matthew Rhys is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Columbo Cast List
Matthew Rhys The Americans, Brothers & Sisters, P.O.W. - Matthew Rhys Evans, known as Matthew Rhys, is a Welsh actor best known as Kevin Walker in the ABC family drama Brothers & Sisters, and as Dylan Thomas in The Edge of Love. He stars as Philip ...more

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Charles D. Miller is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Columbo Cast List
Charles D. Miller Columbo - Charles D. Miller is an actor.

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Ed McCready is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Columbo Cast List
Ed McCready Columbo - Ed McCready was an actor.

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Shera Danese is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Columbo Cast List
Shera Danese Columbo - Shera Danese is an American actress and the widow of actor Peter Falk.

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Nina Foch is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Columbo Cast List
Nina Foch NCIS, Bull, Tales of the City (UK) - Nina Foch was a Dutch-born American actress and leading lady in films from the 1940s to the 1950s as well as a guest star on numerous television shows from the 1950s to 2007. She received an ...more

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Patrick O'Neal is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Columbo Cast List
Patrick O'Neal The Defenders, The Doris Day Show, The Nurses - Patrick Wisdom O'Neal was an American television, stage and film actor and New York restaurateur.

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Sal Mineo is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Columbo Cast List
Sal Mineo The Alcoa Hour, Griff, The Ann Sothern Show - Sal Mineo was an actor.

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Suzanne Pleshette is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Columbo Cast List
Suzanne Pleshette The Bob Newhart Show, G.I. Joe: Sigma 6, Good Morning - Suzanne Pleshette was an American actress and voice actress. After beginning her career in the theatre, she began appearing in films in the early 1960s, such as Rome Adventure and Alfred ...more

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William Shatner is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Columbo Cast List
William Shatner Star Trek: The Original Series, Boston Legal, Star Trek: The Animated Series - William Shatner is a Canadian actor, singer, author, producer, director, spokesman, and comedian. He gained worldwide fame and became a cultural icon for his portrayal of James T. Kirk, Captain ...more