Mike Nichols (born Igor Mikhail Peschkowsky; November 6, 1931 – November 19, 2014) was an American film and theater director, producer, actor, and comedian.He was noted for his ability to work across a range of genres and for his aptitude for getting the best out of actors regardless of their experience.
Mike Nichols, Director: The Graduate. He, along with the other members of the "Compass Players" including Elaine May, Paul Sills, Byrne Piven, Joyce Hiller Piven and Ed Asner helped start the famed "Second City Improv" company. They used the games taught to them by fellow cast mate, Paul Sills 's mother, Viola Spolin. He later worked in legitimate theater as an actor before entering ...
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Father of Daisy Nichols (born in 1964), Max Nichols (born in 1974) and Jenny Nichols (born in 1977). From the early 1960s until his death, he was a well-known figure among Arabian Horse fans - as a breeder of over 400 registered Arabians, including owning and breeding many US National Champion horses.
- Mikhail Igor Peschkowsky
- 5' 11" (1.8 m)
- November 6, 1931 in Berlin, Germany
Mike Nichols, Producer: The Runner. Here's your guide to the movies coming to theaters and streaming this fall.
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Mike Nichols, American film, television, and stage director whose productions focus on the absurdities and horrors of modern life as revealed in personal relationships. He received Emmy, Grammy, Academy, and Tony awards for his work. His movies included The Graduate (1967), Silkwood (1983), and The Birdcage (1996).
Feb 02, 2021 · One of the few people to complete the EGOT (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony wins), acclaimed director Mike Nichols excelled in film, television and theater until his death in 2014. His extraordinary ...
Feb 02, 2021 · Mike Nichols is what happens when talent, timing, and luck intersect. From his days as the second half of one of America's top-notch comic duos to directing an era-defining film to proving his creativity and force as one of Broadway's impresarios, no one can deny that Nichols was a seminal figure of the twentieth century.