Director, Mike Nichols, was born Michael Igor Peschkowsky on Nov 6, 1931 in Berlin, Germany. Nichols died at the age of 83 on Nov 19, 2014 in New York City, NY .
HONORS and AWARDS:.
Mike Nichols was nominated for four Academy Awards, winning one for Best Director for The Graduate in 1967.
|1966||Best Director||Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)||N/A||Nominated|
|1967||Best Director||The Graduate (1967)||N/A||Won|
|1983||Best Director||Silkwood (1983)||N/A||Nominated|
|1988||Best Director||Working Girl (1988)||N/A||Nominated|
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Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966, )By Andrew Wickliffe on Dec 3, 2018 From The Stop Button
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Working Girl (1988, )By Andrew Wickliffe on Dec 1, 2014 From The Stop Button
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