Director Blake Edwards, best accepted for his "Pink Panther" blur alternation and "Breakfast at Tiffany's," has died at the age of 88, his arranger said Thursday.Edwards died Wednesday night of complications from pneumonia at St. John's Hospital in Santa Monica, California, arranger Gene Schwam said.Edwards' wife, extra Julie Andrews, and added associates of his ancestors were beside him, Schwam said.Edwards was the almsman of an honorary Oscar in 2003, back he was accepted for establishing himself as one of Hollywood's accurate ball auteurs.
Edwards is accustomed with administering 46 titles, including "Victor Victoria," "S.O.B.," "10," and the Pink Panther series.Edwards was decidedly acclaimed for allowance actualize the role of the bumbling Inspector Clouseau in the Panther series, a appearance played by ball fable Peter Sellers in seven films.Edwards additionally wrote for the big and baby awning and acted in a cardinal of films, starting in 1942 with "Ten Gentleman from West Point."
Edwards is said to accept become romantically complex with Julie Andrews afterwards she heard him already call her as actuality "so candied she apparently has violets amid her legs."They began dating afterwards she beatific Edwards a agglomeration of violets and a note. They after married, and they adopted two accouchement from Vietnam.Condolences to his family members, he will ever stand for his brilliant wit.