Full Coverage: Mike Nichols | 1931 - 2014
Mike Nichols, Oscar-winning director of “The Graduate,” died at 83 of cardiac arrest at his home in New York.
The first major honor came in 1962, when he won a comedy album Grammy for “An Evening With Mike Nichols and Elaine May.”
Mike Nichols didn’t write “Mrs. Robinson,” “The Blower’s Daughter” or “It’s the Hard Knock Life.”
Mike Nichols, the pioneering director and comedian who died Wednesday night at the age of 83, leaves behind an acclaimed, varied and prolific body of work.
From his popular act with Elaine May to his widely lauded directorial efforts on Broadway that netted him multiple Tony Awards, Mike Nichols was a giant of the New York theater scene -- a world he never abandoned despite his success in Hollywood.
In 2012, The Times published the following profile of Mike Nichols as he set about to direct a Broadway revival of “Death of a Saleman.”
The following story first published shortly before Mike Nichols received a lifetime achievement award in 2010.
Mike Nichols had reasons to fear he would always be the hapless outsider.
The following is a statement from James Goldston, president of ABC News, on the death of director Mike Nichols, who had been married to Diana Sawyer since 1988.