Legendary director Blake Edwards has died. According to CNN, The Pink Panther and Breakfast at Tiffany’s director died of complications from pneumonia Wednesday night at age 88 at St. John’s Hospital in Santa Monica, California, his publicist said.
Edwards’ wife, Julie Andrews, and relatives were at his side, the publicist said.
In addition to directing those classic films, Edwards directed many great films in the 80s including:
S.O.B. (1981) starring his wife Julie Andrews
Victor/Victoria (1982) once again starring Julie Andrews
The Man Who Loved Women (1983) starring Burt Reynolds
Micki and Maude (1984) starring Dudley Moore
A Fine Mess (1986) starring Ted Danson and Howie Mandel
That’s Life (1986) starring Julie Andrews yet again as well as Jack Lemmon
Blind Date (1987) starring Bruce Willis and Kim Bassinger
Sunset (1988) starring Bruce Willis again as well as James Garner
Skin Deep (1989) starring John Ritter