Obituaries Related to "Blake" from New York Times Archive
He was caught spilling secrets to the Soviets in 1961 and imprisoned. Five years later, he escaped and fled to Moscow, where he was hailed as a hero.
He was executive assistant to that imperious urban planner when Mr. Moses headed the 1964-65 World’s Fair in New York. He was later an executive with the city’s bridge and tunnel authority.
Mr. Blake and his brother, S. Prestley Blake, opened the first Friendly ice cream shop in 1935. With an expanded menu, it grew into an East Coast staple.
Mr. Nordstrom and his two brothers ran the Seattle-based clothing and shoe retailer, which was co-founded by their great-grandfather in 1901.
Ms. Blake won an Oscar for “Nicholas and Alexandra,” but her most recognizable work was the superhero and supervillain ensembles she created for “Superman.”
Mr. Blake turned his 1988 novel into a script for the western epic of the same name that starred Kevin Costner.
He combined strong classical technique with the expressive power of African-American spirituals, folk music and blues.
In a basketball career that lasted nearly 60 years, Blake had a knack for finding talented players that nearly anyone else would have overlooked.
Mr. Edwards was a master of screwball farces and rude comedies like “Victor/Victoria” and “The Pink Panther.”
A Hollywood master of screwball farces and rude comedies whose films included “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” and the “Pink Panther” movies, Mr. Edwards died Wednesday in Santa Monica, Calif. He was 88.
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Her work was immensely popular and virtually ubiquitous. But until the matter was settled in court, her husband fraudulently claimed credit for it.
She documented California’s postwar art scene, and created Aztec-inspired sculptures of bears and goddesses.
Ms. James, a podcaster and writer, had chronicled her struggle with an incurable bowel tumor with candor and vivacity after the illness was diagnosed more than five years ago.