Obituary: Blake Edwards

Writer, producer, and director Blake Edwards (b.1922) died on December 15. Edwards may be best known for his films 10, the Pink Panther, and The Great Race. Edwards did have a few genre films, including Switch, Strangler of the Swamp, and The Atomic Kid. In 2004, he won an honorary Oscar in recognition of his writing, directing, and producing an extraordinary body of work for the screen. The same year, he won a Life Career Award from the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films.