Quantcast
NEW! Smartphone App Directory Recent Deaths



Follow us on Twitter | FamousDeadDB RSS Feed | Contact Us | Sign a Memorial Guestbook
Complete Dead List:
Actors, Politicians, Athletes
Causes of Death:
What's the most common death?
Famous Dead Women:
Who is the most famous dead woman?
Popular Famous Deaths:
Famous dead people list by popularity
 
More Subscription Options






Latest Tweets about Blake Edwards

Famous Dead DB Poll

Who's death affected you the most?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...

Blake Edwards

Born: 1922-07-26 - Died: 2010-12-15
Cause of Death:
Pneumonia


Death Summary: Edwards died due to complications from pneumonia at Saint John's Health Center.

Who was Blake Edwards : Blake Edwards is a highly touted American film writer, and director. His most famous works include Breakfast at Tiffany's and The Pink Panther series. He received an Honorary Academy Award for his lifelong quality of work.

Edwards was born the son of a stage director, and his early life was spent in the entertainment business. Early on in his career, he started as both an actor and screenwriter. His big break came when he was called upon to write a script for the now famous Orson Welles' The War of the Worlds radio broadcast.

Edward's big cinematic feat came in 1961, with the highly acclaimed Breakfast at Tiffany's. The film was nominated for five Academy Awards, and won two of them. A year after he would follow up with the serious drama, Days of Wines and Roses.

In 1963, Edward's comedy The Pink Panther debuted. It was such a success that the film spawned an entire series, which ran until Son of the Pink Panther in 1993. The series released seven movies, with various levels of success.

In 1969, Edwards married Julie Andrews who was his wife until his death. The couple had five children, he is survived by all of them.
Popular YouTube videos about Blake Edwards
Loading...

9 Signatures in Blake Edwards's guestbook

  1. Sabrina Snead Says:

    Rest in peace, Blake. Mrs. Edwards and the whole family: stay strong because that’s what Blake probably would have wanted. He will be sincerely missed by all, especially his loving and gorgeous wife. My heart bleeds for her and the family.

  2. Anya Says:

    Long ago, a group of us were so fortunate to see Mr. and Mrs. Edwards work together on a TV series. I was in awe, of course, and so grateful.

    In heaven, I know you’ll gather a wonderful cast to supportingly look down upon those you love and down upon those performing humanitarian endeavors and lasting meaningful art. These are future lights that you helped to fan a flame. Thank you.

    My heart goes out to the family and friends.

  3. Lisa Palmgren Hogg Says:

    I grew Up on The Pink Panther Movies at the drive ins with My Parents……..So Very sorry to hear of the Loss to the World…God will take good care of them….Their Passing is Never easy…I know..It is never easy..Blessings to the Family…
    Sincerely,Lisa Palmgren Hogg

  4. Serbanescu Says:

    Firma AMINTIRI PRETIOASE STUDIO ofera filmari nunti, filmari nunti iasi, filmare nunta iasi. Ne desfasuram activitatea in Iasi, judetul IASI. Asteptam cererea dumneavoastra de oferta pentru: filmari nunti, filmari nunti iasi, filmare nunta iasi, filmari evenimente iasi, fotograf iasi, cameraman iasi, fotograf nunta iasi, fotografii nunta iasi, fotograf evenimente iasi, imortalizare nunta iasi, poze botezuri iasi, filmari botezuri iasi.

    http://www.studioamintiripretioase.ro

  5. Milinda Says:

    yes,like you said .

    http://www.chylighting.com

  6. Alexandre Says:

    I am having issues with the footer in Firefox

    http://articleway.com/index.php?page=article&article_id=382199

  7. Christine Says:

    Chouette cinéma joignable facilement proposant des thrillers à succès

    http://portalios.com/philfranco/2011/07/15/programme-cinema-bienne/

  8. garytom Says:

    Do you want buy a jewelry with factory price???
    Click into http://www.garytom.com to see beautiful Tresor Paris bracelets.

  9. Auth Says:

    Magie de la pellicule, la vraie, loin de tout effet nume9rique Une gre2ce, une e9le9gance, un chrmae, une intelligence des situations e0 jamais perdus Mancini Arch! Mancini Quelle ade9quation avec le monde d’Edwards Comme Hermann avec Hitch Ou Truffaut, Delerue Quant e0 faire mon palmare8s parmi toutes ces actrices e9voque9es plus haut Nan mais sans blague les gars On joue pas un peu au d’ssus d’nos moyens le0?(cependant monsieur Korkos, je m’e9tonne de ne pas voir apparaeetre dans vos choix la Nana Turner )Ah, et je fais aussi un lien sur facetruc Bien e0 vous


Sign Blake Edwards's Memorial Guestbook

   >>