Mike Nichols
Nichols at the 40th Academy Awards
5 Nominations / 1 Win
Role Director, Producer, Screenwriter
Born November 8, 1931
Berlin, Germany
Died November 19, 2014

Mike Nichols is a German-born American television, stage and film director, writer, producer and comedian. He began his career in the 1950s as one half of the comedy duo Nichols and May, along with Elaine May. In 1968 he won the Academy Award for Best Director for the film The Graduate. His other noteworthy films include Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Silkwood, Working Girl, and the TV mini-series "Angels in America".


40th Academy Awards, 1967
Best DirectorThe Graduate


39th Academy Awards, 1966
Best DirectorWho's Afraid of Viginia Woolf?
40th Academy Awards, 1967
Best DirectorThe Graducate
56th Academy Awards, 1983
Best DirectorSilkwood
61st Academy Awards, 1988
Best DirectorWorking Girl
66th Academy Awards, 1993
Best PictureThe Remains of the Day (shared with John Calley and Ismail Merchant)

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