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Susan Damante Nurses Columbo


Susan Damante cruises on Columbo with Peter Falk

Actress: SUSAN DAMANTE Known For: Adventures of the Wilderness Family Project: COLUMBO Year: 1975 Genre: Crime Mystery Episode: Troubled Waters Character: Melissa Traits: A nurse on a cruise ship, Susan is the ultimate Florence Nightingale to both Robert Vaughn, who faked a heart-attack to kill a blackmailing lounge singer, and Peter Falk’s Columbo, suffering from sea sickness. Nag Rating: 0… She’s a dream nurse unlike the scary and rude huns of reality. Best Part: Jill giving Columbo his medicine/syrup, which he doesn’t wanna finish until the lovely nurse tells him, “Don’t sip it, drink.” You Missed: This is one of the best episodes of the series, one of several directed by Falk’s partner-in-cinema, Ben Gazzara, both primary members of the John Cassavetes improv troupe.

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