Blake Edwards dies

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

Published December 16, 2010 6:13PM (EST)

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.

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

He also was a screenwriter, producer and actor.

By Associated Press

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