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Mike Nichols (Michael Igor Peschkowsky)

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Biography

Berlin, Germany
He, along with the other members of the "Compass Players" including Elaine May, Paul Sills, Byrne Piven, Joyce Hiller Piven and Edward Asner helped start the famed "Second City Improv" company. They used the games taught to them by fellow cast mate, Paul Sills 's mother, Viola Spolin. He later worked in legitimate theater as an actor before entering into a very successful comedy duo with Elaine May. The two were known as "the world's fastest humans". Read more...

Actor

Character: Himself - Nominee: Best Director & Accepting Best Supporting Actress Award for Sandy Dennis

The 39th Annual Academy Awards 1967

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Character: Himself - Winner: Best Director

The 40th Annual Academy Awards 1968

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Character: Himself - Commenting on New Freedom and Trends in Film: Pre-Recorded

The 42nd Annual Academy Awards 1970

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Character: Himself - Winner: Best Musical & Nominee: Best Direction of a Play

The 31st Annual Tony Awards 1977

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Character: Himself - Presenter

The 8th Annual American Comedy Awards 1994

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Character: Himself - Presenter: Best Direction of a Play

The 39th Annual Tony Awards 1985

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Character: Himself - Winner: Best Direction of a Play

The 38th Annual Tony Awards 1984

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Character: Himself - Director, Producer

The Oscars 2015

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Character: Himself - Winner: Best Direction of a Play

The 66th Annual Tony Awards 2012

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Character: Himself - Winner: Best Direction of a Musical

The 59th Annual Tony Awards 2005

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The South Bank Show 1978

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Character: Himself - Nominee: Best Play & Best Direction of a Play

The 32nd Annual Tony Awards 1978

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Our American Stories 0

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Becoming American 0

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Making America 0

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Know Thyself 0

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Directing

Writing