Mike Nichols Overview:

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:

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Mike Nichols was nominated for four Academy Awards, winning one for Best Director for The Graduate in 1967.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1966Best DirectorWho's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)N/ANominated
1967Best DirectorThe Graduate (1967)N/AWon
1983Best DirectorSilkwood (1983)N/ANominated
1988Best DirectorWorking Girl (1988)N/ANominated
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Biloxi Blues (1988, )

By Andrew Wickliffe on Oct 29, 2019 From The Stop Button

Biloxi Blues has some rather peculiar, rather significant third act problems. Like, it doesn?t have a third act. Did they cut a bunch to keep the PG rating or something? Because at a certain point the rising action stalls out and the film goes into montage summary overdrive. After giving lead Matthe... Read full article


Biloxi Blues (1988, )

By Andrew Wickliffe on Oct 29, 2019 From The Stop Button

Biloxi Blues has some rather peculiar, rather significant third act problems. Like, it doesn?t have a third act. Did they cut a bunch to keep the PG rating or something? Because at a certain point the rising action stalls out and the film goes into montage summary overdrive. After giving lead Matthe... Read full article


Biloxi Blues (1988, )

on Oct 29, 2019 From The Stop Button

Biloxi Blues has some rather peculiar, rather significant third act problems. Like, it doesn?t have a third act. Did they cut a bunch to keep the PG rating or something? Because at a certain point the rising action stalls out and the film goes into montage summary overdrive. After giving lead Matthe... Read full article


Biloxi Blues (1988, )

on Oct 29, 2019 From The Stop Button

Biloxi Blues has some rather peculiar, rather significant third act problems. Like, it doesn?t have a third act. Did they cut a bunch to keep the PG rating or something? Because at a certain point the rising action stalls out and the film goes into montage summary overdrive. After giving lead Matthe... Read full article


Becoming (2016)

By Beatrice on Dec 30, 2018 From Flickers in Time

Becoming Directed by Douglas McGrath 2016/US HBO Documentary Films First viewing/Amazon Instant In the last interview he gave before his death, the multi-talented talked with theater director Jack O’Brien about his life and work. ?The conversation spans ?his family&... Read full article


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Mike Nichols Facts
Is a member of the Democratic Party.

Is the only person who won a best director Oscar prior to 1972 still living (January, 2009).

Two of his films are on the American Film Institute's 100 Most Inspiring Movies of All time. They are Working Girl (1988) at #87 and Silkwood (1983) at #66.

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