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 Edward 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 ...
- Mike Nichols
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, original name in full Mikhail Igor Peschkowsky, (born November 6, 1931, Berlin, Germany—died November 19, 2014, New York, New York, U.S.), American motion-picture, television, and stage director whose productions focus on the absurdities and horrors of modern life as revealed in personal relationships. Early life and stage work
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...
Nov 29, 2016 · A German-American film and theater director, producer as well as actor and comedian, Mike Nichols was son of Brigitte (Mother) and Pavel Peschkowsky (Father), a physician. He began his career with Elaine May in a movie named Miss Julie. Nichols died of a heart attack. Mike Nichols was married four times.
- 87 years old
- Niranjan Patel
A man who had always interested me is Mike Nichols. It was his romance and finally marriage to Diane Sawyer, that garnered attention. It seems the fourth time works, and they were married 26 years. This book written by Harris gives us the real deal, and Mike Nichol’s life comes to the fore in a manner that is fun to read about.
- Penguin Press
Jan 13, 2020 · The director and journalist's love story began the moment they met and lasted until Nichols' death in 2014. Separately, Mike Nichols and Diane Sawyer led impressive lives. Sawyer was an aide to...
- Sara Kettler
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Nichols and May was an American improvisational comedy duo act developed by Mike Nichols (1931–2014) and Elaine May (born 1932). Their three comedy albums reached the Billboard Top 40 between 1959 and 1962. Many comedians have cited them as key influences in modern comedy.
Nov 20, 2014 · Mike Nichols, already a lion of Broadway and Hollywood, was 54, and Diane Sawyer was 40 and a correspondent on CBS’s 60 Minutes, when he first set eyes on her “on the Concorde – if you want to talk...