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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)
Working Girl Director
(1988)

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Other Works:

Stage: Directed "The Prizoner of Second Avenue" on Broadway. Comedy. Written by Neil Simon. Won Tony Award for Best Director. 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 love to take actors to a place where they open a vein. That's the job. The key is that I make it safe for them to open the vein. See more »

Trivia:

Lost much of his body hair in his early teen years due to a bad batch of whooping cough vaccine. 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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