Highlights from Mike Nichols' multi-genre career

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Posted: Nov 20, 2014 3:29 PM
Highlights from Mike Nichols' multi-genre career

Mike Nichols, who died Wednesday night at the age of 83, spread his talents across five entertainment mediums, winning awards in many. Here are some of them:

MOVIES

— "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf," 1966. Won five Oscars.

— "The Graduate," 1967. Won one Oscar for Best Director.

— "Catch-22," 1970.

— "Carnal Knowledge," 1971.

— "Silkwood," 1983.

— "Heartburn," 1986.

— "Working Girl," 1988. Won one Oscar.

— "Postcards from the Edge," 1990.

— "The Birdcage," 1996.

— "Primary Colors," 1998.

— "Charlie Wilson's War," 2007.

THEATER

— "An Evening With Mike Nichols and Elaine May," 1960. Nichols performed.

— "Barefoot in the Park," 1964. Won one Tony Award for Best Director.

— "The Odd Couple," 1965. Won four Tony Awards including Best Director.

— "Plaza Suite," 1968. Won one Tony Award for Best Director.

— "The Prisoner of Second Avenue," 1972. Won two Tony Awards including Best Director.

— "Annie," 1977. Nichols produced. Won seven Tony Awards including Best Musical.

— "The Real Thing," 1984. Won five Tony Awards including Best Director.

— "Monty Python's Spamalot," 2005. Won three Tony Awards including Best Director and Best Musical.

— "Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman," 2012. Won two Tony Awards including Best Director and Best Revival.

TELEVISION

— "Wit," 2001. Won three Emmys, including Outstanding Directing.

— "Angels in America," 2003. Won 11 Emmys, including Outstanding Directing.

RECORDINGS

— "An Evening With Mike Nichols and Elaine May," 1961. Won one Grammy for Best Comedy Album.

RADIO

— WFMT, 98.7 FM's "The Midnight Special" show, 1953.