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Published: Tuesday, 6/3/2008

Mel Ferrer, actor-director, husband of Audrey Hepburn, dies


LOS ANGELES A family spokesman says actor-director-producer Mel Ferrer, who starred in scores of movies and directed his late wife, Audrey Hepburn in numerous others, has died at age 90.

Mike Mena says Ferrer died Monday at his ranch near Santa Barbara, surrounded by family and friends.

Known for his good looks, Ferrer starred in such films as "Lili," ''War and Peace" and "The Sun Also Rises.

In 1967, he produced the film classic "Wait Until Dark," a terrifying thriller in which Hepburn played a blind woman terrorized in her apartment by drug dealers.

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