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Also Known As: Died: December 15, 2010
Born: July 26, 1922 Cause of Death: Complications from pneumonia
Birth Place: Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA Profession: Writer ...


grandfather: Gordon J Edwards. Director. Died 1925.
father: Donald Crump. Writer. Birth father.
father: Jack McEdwards. Former actor, writer, production manager, assistant director. Adoptive father; born c. 1897, died on March 9, 1992 in L.A.; adopted Edwards after marrying his mother; worked on many of son's films; production credits included "The Man With the Golden Arm", "Advise and Consent", "I Want to Live", "Days of Wine and Roses" and "The Great Race".
mother: Lillian McEdwards. Philanthropist. Born c. 1899; died October 9, 1990 at age 91; founder of the Screen Smart Set, auxiliary that benefits the Motion Picture & TV Fund.
son: Geoffrey Edwards. Screenwriter. Born in 1958; while a child appeared in some of father's films; then collaborated with father on several screenplays in the 1980s; mother Patricia Walker.
daughter: Jennifer Edwards. Actor. In several films by father; mother Patricia Walker.
daughter: Amy Leigh Edwards. Vietnamese orphan adopted with Julie Andrews.
daughter: Joanna Lynne Edwards. Vietnamese orphan adopted with Julie Andrews.

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