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Mike Nichols (I) (1931–2014)


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Won 1 Oscar. Another 28 wins & 28 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Graduate
The Graduate Director
(1967)
Closer
Closer Director
(2004)
Angels in America
(2003)

Filmography

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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in "Broadway Evening" on Broadway. Also in cast: Elaine May. 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:

It's not a film-maker's job to explain his technique, but to tell his story the best way he can. See more »

Trivia:

Was the last person to have won a best director Oscar prior to 1972 still living as of January 2009. 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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