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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
He is one of 7 directors to win the Golden Globe, Director's Guild, BAFTA, and Oscar for the same movie. He won for The Graduate (1967). The other directors to have achieved this are Milos Forman for One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975), Richard Attenborough for Gandhi (1982), Oliver Stone for Platoon (1986), Steven Spielberg for Schindler's List (1993), Ang Lee for Brokeback Mountain (2005), and Danny Boyle for Slumdog Millionaire (2008).

Recipient of the Producers Guild of America's Visionary Award.

When he won his first Oscar as Best Director for The Graduate (1967), the statuette was presented to him by actress Leslie Caron.

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