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RIP Mike Nichols

Posted on the 20 November 2014 by Sirmac2 @macthemovieguy

Mike Nichols, the director of classic works like The Graduate and The Birdcage, has passed away at the age of 83. He had achieved the coveted EGOT, winning an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony award over the course of his career. He won a Grammy in 1961, a Tony in 1964, an Oscar in 1968, and an Emmy in 2001.

He leaves behind a staggering body of work, including recognized classics like The Graduate, Who’s Afraid Of Virginia Woolf, and The Birdcage, as well as more recent acclaimed works like Closer, Angels In America, and Charlie Wilson’s War. He was also responsible for Primary Colors, Working Girl, Regarding Henry, Biloxi Blues, Silkwood, and countless others.

He was working on the HBO project Master Class with Meryl Streep at the time of his death.

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