Death of Mel Ferrer

August 25, 1917 - June 2, 2008
Santa Barbara, California | Age 90

Mel Ferrer, film actor-director-producer, husband of Audrey Hepburn, dead at 90
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Mel Ferrer, the tall, darkly handsome star of such classic films as "Lili," "War and Peace" and "The Sun Also Rises," as well as producer and director of movies starring his wife, Audrey Hepburn, has died at age 90.

Ferrer died Monday at his ranch near Santa Barbara, family spokesman Mike Mena said.

"It's a sad occasion, but he did live a long and productive life," Mena told The Associated Press on Tuesday.

Ferrer's most impressive film role came in 1953 in "Lili." He...

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