Shera Danese (born October 9, 1949) is an American actress and the widow of actor Peter Falk.
Danese was born in Hartsdale, New York. She played the role of the prostitute Vicky in the 1983 film Risky Business featuring Tom Cruise and Rebecca De Mornay in the lead roles. Her roles on television included episodes of One Day at a Time, Serpico, Baretta, Three's Company, Kojak, Family, Hart to Hart, Starsky and Hutch and Charlie's Angels, and she played a major role in three of the six episodes of Columbo in which she appeared. She has the distinction of having played a suspect or victim in more episodes of Columbo than any other actor. She married Peter Falk, the star of Columbo, on December 7, 1977, they were married for nearly 34 years until June 23, 2011, when Falk died at the age of 83.