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William Blake Crump-Edwards (Crump)

Birthdate: (88)
Birthplace: Tulsa, OK, USA
Death: December 15, 2010 (88)
Immediate Family:

Son of Donald Crump
Husband of Private User and Dame Julie Andrews, DBE
Ex-husband of <private> Walker
Father of <private> Edwards; <private> Edwards; <private> Edwards and <private> Edwards

Managed by: Geoffrey David Trowbridge
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Immediate Family

    • Private User
    • <private> Edwards
    • <private> Walker
    • <private> Edwards
    • <private> Edwards
    • <private> Edwards
    • father
    • <private> Hamilton (Walton)

About Blake Edwards

Blake Edwards (born William Blake Crump, July 26, 1922 – December 15, 2010) was an American film director, screenwriter and producer.

Edwards' career began in the 1940s as an actor, but he soon turned to writing screenplays and radio scripts before turning to producing and directing in film and television. His best-known films include Breakfast at Tiffany's, Days of Wine and Roses, and the hugely successful Pink Panther film series with British comedian Peter Sellers. Often thought of as primarily a director of comedies, he also directed dramas and detective films. Late in his career, he transitioned to writing, producing, and directing for theater.

In 2004, he received an Honorary Academy Award in recognition of his writing, directing and producing an extraordinary body of work for the screen.


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Blake Edwards's Timeline

July 26, 1922
Tulsa, OK, USA
December 15, 2010
Age 88