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Biography

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Overview (2)

Born in Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
Height 6' 2½" (1.89 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Jeff Nichols was born on December 7, 1978 in Little Rock, Arkansas, USA. He is a writer and director, known for Mud (2012), Take Shelter (2011) and Midnight Special (2016).

Trade Mark (3)

Films often set in Arkansas his home state
Frequently casts Michael Shannon
His films are frequently set in the Southern United States

Trivia (4)

Brother of Ben Nichols, lead singer of the band Lucero that contributed music for Jeff's debut feature, Shotgun Stories (2007).
The lead female character in Nichols' "Mud" is named "Juniper". This is also the title of a song written by his brother Ben's band, Lucero. The song appears on their "Women and Work" LP.
Directed 1 actor to an Oscar nominated performance: Ruth Negga, who was nominated for Loving (2016).
Frequently casts Michael Shannon.

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