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Blake Edwards

Producer, Director, Writer, Source Material
( b. Jul 26, 1922 Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA - d. Dec 15, 2010 Santa Monica, California, USA ) Male
Also known as: William Blake McEdwards [Birthname]
Relations: Husband of Julie Andrews (1969 - his death)
See Also: Edwards - Adams Theatrical, Inc.

Blake Edwards was born in Tulsa, OK. His stepfather's father, J. Gordon Edwards, was a silent screen director, and his stepfather, Jack McEdwards, was a stage director and movie production manager. Edwards was known as a versatile and volatile Hollywood figure who wrote, directed and produced eight “Pink Panther” movies and films such as “Breakfast at Tiffany’s,” “Days of Wine and Roses,” “10” and “Victor/Victoria,”. Edwards received an honorary Oscar in 2004 from the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences and recieved a nomination for “Victor/Victoria”. That movie garnered a Golden Globe award for his wife, singer-actress Julie Andrews.

Blake Edwards also produced and directed the origional musical Victor/Victoria on Broadway.

Source: Businessweek

ProductionsDate of Productions
Victor / Victoria
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Produced by Blake Edwards
  • Directed by Blake Edwards
  • Produced by Edwards - Adams Theatrical, Inc.
  • Book by Blake Edwards
Oct 25, 1995 - Jul 27, 1997
Touring ProductionsDates of Touring Productions
Victor / Victoria
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Book by Blake Edwards
  • Originally produced on Broadway by Blake Edwards
  • Based on the theatrical motion picture 'Victor/Victoria' by Blake Edwards
Sep 03, 1998 - Jun 27, 1999
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