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Mike Nichols (I) (1931–2014)


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Won 1 Oscar. Another 29 wins & 32 nominations. See more awards »

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Known For

The Graduate Director
(1967)
Closer Director
(2004)
The Birdcage Director
(1996)

Filmography

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Personal Details

Other Works:

Hurlyburly (1984). Written by David Rabe. Scenic Design by Tony Walton. Costume Design by Ann Roth. Lighting Design by Jennifer Tipton. Sound Design by Otts Munderloh. Make-Up Consultant: J. Roy Helland. Hair Consultant: J. Roy Helland. Directed by Mike Nichols. Ethel Barrymore Theatre: 7 Aug 1984- 2 Jun 1985 (343 performances)... See more »

Publicity Listings:

6 Interviews | 11 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Personal Quote:

I've never understood that aspect of DVDs, where you suddenly put back the things you took out that could go. Why ruin your movie? With material that you've taken out? I never get that. I don't have that impulse... To put them back seems very unpleasant to me. And pointless. It's like when you've written something, when you cut a paragraph, doesn't it seem dead to you? Doesn't it look like ... See more »

Trivia:

His favorite films included A Place in the Sun (1951), Persona (1966) and (1963). See more »

Trademark:

Often includes extremely long starting and/or ending shots taken from high in the air, for example Working Girl (1988) and Angels in America (2003).

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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