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« on: December 16, 2010, 03:27:44 PM »

Director Blake Edwards dies in Southern California 
LOS ANGELES - Blake Edwards, the director and writer known for clever dialogue, poignance and occasional belly-laugh sight gags in "Breakfast at Tiffany's," "10" and the "Pink Panther" farces, is dead at age 88.

Edwards died from complications of pneumonia at about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday at St. John's Health Center in Santa Monica, said publicist Gene Schwam. Blake's wife, Julie Andrews, and other family members were at his side. He had been hospitalized for about two weeks.

Edwards had knee problems, had undergone unsuccessful procedures and was "pretty much confined to a wheelchair for the last year-and-a-half or two," Schwam said. That may have contributed to his condition, he added... 

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« Reply #1 on: December 17, 2010, 12:39:07 AM »

Sorry to hear this. His movies were almost always consistantly clever and funny.

He and Julie Andrews had one of those rare long-lived Hollywood marriages. They were married in 1969 and by all reports it was a very happy relationship.


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