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Awards

Academy Awards, USA

2004 Winner
Honorary Award

In recognition of his writing, directing and producing an extraordinary body of work for the screen... More

In recognition of his writing, directing and producing an extraordinary body of work for the screen. (Oscar statuette)

1983 Nominee
Oscar
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
Victor Victoria (1982)

Golden Globes, USA

1963 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Director
Days of Wine and Roses (1962)

Primetime Emmy Awards

1959 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Best Direction of a Single Program of a Dramatic Series - Less Than One Hour
Peter Gunn (1958)
For episode "The Kill".
Best Writing of a Single Program of a Dramatic Series - Less Than One Hour
Peter Gunn (1958)
For episode "The Kill".

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA

2004 Winner
Life Career Award

A producer/director/writer, Blake Edwards has had a distinguished career beginning in the 40's as ... More

A producer/director/writer, Blake Edwards has had a distinguished career beginning in the 40's as an actor (Strangler of the Swamp (1946)). He turned to writing radio scripts and soon found himself working at Columbia. He turned his writing skill to producing and directing. Some of his best films include: Experiment in Terror (1962), The Great Race (1965), and the hugely successful Pink Panther Film Series (with the British comic 'Peter Sellers'). He is most renowned for his serious work, Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961) and Days of Wine and Roses (1962).


American Comedy Awards, USA

1988 Winner
Creative Achievement Award

Art Directors Guild

2000 Winner
Contribution to Cinematic Imagery Award

César Awards, France

1983 Winner
César
Best Foreign Film (Meilleur film étranger)
Victor Victoria (1982)

David di Donatello Awards

1983 Winner
David
Best Foreign Screenplay (Migliore Sceneggiatura Straniera)
Victor Victoria (1982)

Directors Guild of America, USA

1993 Winner
Preston Sturges Award
1962 Nominee
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)

Edgar Allan Poe Awards

1960 Nominee
Edgar
Best Episode in a TV Series
Peter Gunn (1958)
For the episode "The Comic".

Evening Standard British Film Awards

1979 Winner
Evening Standard British Film Award
Best Comedy
Revenge of the Pink Panther (1978)
1978 Winner
Evening Standard British Film Award
Best Comedy
The Pink Panther Strikes Again (1976)
1977 Winner
Evening Standard British Film Award
Best Comedy
The Return of the Pink Panther (1975)

Gold Derby Awards

2010 Nominee
Gold Derby Award
Life Achievement (Performer)

Hamptons International Film Festival

1998 Winner
Distinguished Achievement Award

Laurel Awards

1968 Nominee
Golden Laurel
Producer-Director
1967 Nominee
Golden Laurel
Producer-Director
4th place.
1966 Nominee
Golden Laurel
Producer-Director
4th place.
1965 Nominee
Golden Laurel
Director
1964 Nominee
Golden Laurel
Top Director
5th place.
1962 Nominee
Golden Laurel
Top Director
8th place.

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

1990 Winner
Career Achievement Award

Moscow International Film Festival

1965 Winner
Silver Prize
Film
The Great Race (1965)
Nominee
Grand Prix
The Great Race (1965)

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA

1980 Nominee
NSFC Award
Best Director
10 (1979)
4th Place
Best Screenplay
10 (1979)
5th Place

Online Film & Television Association

2013 Winner
OFTA Film Hall of Fame
Creative

Razzie Awards

1989 Winner
Razzie Award
Worst Director
Sunset (1988)
Tied with Stewart Raffill for Mac and Me (1988).
1982 Nominee
Razzie Award
Worst Director
S.O.B. (1981)
Worst Screenplay
S.O.B. (1981)

Rhode Island International Film Festival

2001 Winner
Lifetime Achievement Award

San Sebastián International Film Festival

1963 Winner
OCIC Award
Days of Wine and Roses (1962)
Tied with A Night to Remember (1962).

Sant Jordi Awards

1983 Winner
Sant Jordi
Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera)
Victor Victoria (1982)

Walk of Fame

1991 Winner
Star on the Walk of Fame
Motion Picture
Awarded on April 3, 1991 at 6908 Hollywood Blvd.

Writers Guild of America, USA

2002 Winner
Laurel Award for Screen Writing Achievement
1983 Winner
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Comedy Adapted from Another Medium
Victor Victoria (1982)
1982 Nominee
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Comedy Written Directly for the Screen
S.O.B. (1981)
1980 Nominee
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Comedy Written Directly for the Screen
10 (1979)
1977 Winner
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Comedy Adapted from Another Medium
The Pink Panther Strikes Again (1976)
Shared with:
1976 Nominee
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Comedy Written Directly for the Screen
The Return of the Pink Panther (1975)
Shared with:
1965 Nominee
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Written American Comedy
The Pink Panther (1963)
Shared with:
1963 Nominee
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Written American Comedy
The Notorious Landlady (1962)
Shared with:
1958 Nominee
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Written American Comedy
Operation Mad Ball (1957)
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