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Director Mike Nichols

Born in Berlin, Germany on 6 November 1931, Mike Nichols started his entertainment career in the 1950 as a standup comedian alongside partner Elaine May. He made his directing debut with 1966’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, a drama [...]

November 6, 2021

Warren Beatty & Jack Nicholson In Mike Nichols’ THE FORTUNE

The Fortune is a slapstick black comedy starring Warren Beatty and Jack Nicholson as a pair of hapless conmen attempting to score cash from Stockard Channing’s heiress (amongst other things). The Mike Nichols directed film was unjustly panned on [...]

September 28, 2020

Obituary: Film Director Mike Nichols 1931 – 2014

Mike Nichols, the multi-award-winning film and stage director has died from a heart attack aged 83. The German born Nichols started his career in stand-up, where he partnered with Elaine May (write and direct), before making his directing debut with [...]

November 20, 2014