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Birth Name: William Blake McEdwards

Born: 26 July 1922 Died: 15 December 2010

Country of origin: United States

Relationship Status: Married

Partner: Julie Andrews


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A Movie for every Director (part 3) (100 items)
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Rest in Peace (296 items)
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Born in 1922, Blake Edwards’s early directorial efforts included an acclaimed adaptation of Truman Capote's Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961) starring Audrey Hepburn. His collaboration with English actor Peter Sellers on the Pink Panther films were beloved by the public. He also found success with 10 (1979) and Victor Victoria (1982), the latter of which he revived in 1995 as a Broadway musical.
Tags: Director (2), Male (2), Died 2010 (2), American (2), Deceased (2), Producer (2), Born 1922 (2), Screenwriter (1), Satires (1), 05 (1), Comedies (1), Dramas (1), Icon (1), The Pink Panther (1), Drama (1), Comedy (1), Writer (1)
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Movies directed by

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7.7
1984 Watched
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7
621 Watched
3. The Party (1968)
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7.4
292 Watched
4. Victor/Victoria (1982)
Rating:
7.5
232 Watched
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6.9
280 Watched




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5.2
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4. The Party (1968)
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7.4
292 Watched
5. Victor/Victoria (1982)
Rating:
7.5
232 Watched




TV written by

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6.9
740 Watched
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6.3
25 Watched
3. Victor/Victoria (1995)
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7.9
16 Watched
4. Peter Gunn (1958)
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8.8
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8
236 Watched
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7.1
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4. A Guy Named Joe (1943)
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6.8
21 Watched
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7.1
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TV

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6.8
74 Watched
2. Biography (1987)
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5.9
45 Watched
5. Breakfast (2000)
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6.3
25 Watched




TV directed by

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1. Victor/Victoria (1995)
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3. Peter Gunn (1958)
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8.8
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5. Peter Gunn (1989)
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Agent Bert Macklin added this to a list 1 month ago
Gone, but not forgotten (424 person items)
Venice added this to a list 9 months, 3 weeks ago
Directors and composers who work together (63 person items)

" Edwards / Henry Mancini Mister Cory (1957) This Happy Feeling (1958) - Mancini composed additional music for the film. Peter Gunn (1958–1961) Mr. Lucky (1959–1960) Operation Petticoat (1959) High Time (1960) Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961) Experiment in Terror (1962) Days of Wine and Roses (1962) Soldier in the Rain (1963) The Pink Panther (1963) A Shot in the Dark (1964) The Great Race (1965) What Did You Do in the War, Daddy? (1966) "


blankend added this to a list 3 years, 3 months ago
Peter Sellers - Comedic Genius (4 person items)

"Admittedly Sellers was not always the funnest guy in real life, but he was undeniably a comic genius onscreen. I never was one for The Pink Panther films, maybe I didn’t give them a fair shake– but I love the madcap classics The Party (directed by Blake Edwards), What’s New Pussycat? (screenplay by Woody Allen), Dr. Strangelove (Stanley Kubrick’s dark classic), and the simply brilliant, Being There. He hung out with George and Ringo from The Beatles, and had a penchant for style that mat"


blankend added this to a list 3 years, 6 months ago
10 Directors Not Afraid of Nudes (11 person items)

" Some of this director's nude (or near-nude) images are surely burned into your brain: Bo Derek on the beach in 1979's 10 (oh yeah, and the full-on nude orgy in the same film); the glow-in-the-dark condom scene in 1989’s SKIN DEEP; a topless Julie Andrews (!!) in 1981's S.O.B.... it's okay, it's okay, Edwards was married to Mary Poppins until his death in 2010. And it was all very meta: S.O.B. is a film within a film about a fading movie producer who wants to get a famously wholesome actress "


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Directed by... (37 person items)

"Directed by Blake Edwards"


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2010 Famous Exits (188 person items)
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Razzie Worst Director winners (47 person items)

"1988 - Sunset tied with Stewart Raffill Other nominations include: 1981 - S.O.B."


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Directors (405 person items)
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Rest in Peace (296 person items)
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100 favorite film directors (100 person items)
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Top Deceased Directors (58 person items)
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Best Film Direction - 1960s (42 person items)

"#35A Shot in the Dark (1964) #39Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961) #54The Great Race (1965) #73Days of Wine and Roses (1962) "



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