Blake Edwards dies

Director of "Breakfast at Tiffany's," "The Pink Panther" was 88


Associated Press
December 16, 2010 11:13PM (UTC)

A spokesman for Blake Edwards says the filmmaker has died in Southern California at age 88.

Publicist Gene Schwam says Edwards died from comnplications of pneumonia at about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday at St. John's Health Center in Santa Monica. His wife, Julie Andrews, and other family members were at his side.

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Edwards directed "Breakfast at Tiffany's," "The Pink Panther" and many other popular films.

He also was a screenwriter, producer and actor.


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