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A spokesman for Blake Edwards says the filmmaker has died in Southern California at age 88.
Publicist Gene Schwam says Edwards died from comnplications of pneumonia at about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday at St. John’s Health Center in Santa Monica. His wife, Julie Andrews, and other family members were at his side.
Edwards directed “Breakfast at Tiffany’s,” `’The Pink Panther” and many other popular films.
He also was a screenwriter, producer and actor.