Mike Nichols

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Mike Nichols
Mike Nichols Funny Face.jpg
c. 2010
BornMikhail Igor Peschkowsky
6 November 1931(1931-11-06)
Berlin, Germany
Died19 November 2014(2014-11-19) (aged 83)
New York Ceety, New York, U.S.
Cause o daith
Hert attack
Restin place
Los Angeles, Californie, U.S.
ThriftFilm director, theatre director, film producer, actor, comedian
Years active1955–2013
Hauf-marrae(s)Patricia Scott
(m. 1957–1960)
Margot Callas
(m. 1963–1974; 1 bairn)
Annabel Davis-Goff
(1975–1986; 2 bairns)
Diane Sawyer
(m. 1988–2014; his daith)

Mike Nichols (born Mikhail Igor Peschkowsky; November 6, 1931 – November 19, 2014) wis a German-American film an theatre director, producer, actor an comedian. He wis notit for his ability tae wirk athort a range o genres an an aptitude for gettin the best oot o actors regairdless o thair actin experience. Nichols began his career in the 1950s wi the comedy improvisational troupe, The Compass Players, predecessor o The Second City, in Chicago. He then teamed up wi his improv pairtner, Elaine May, tae form the comedy duo Nichols and May. Thair live improv acts war a hit on Broadway resultin in three albums, wi thair debut album winnin a Grammy Awaird.