Hollywood Mourns Director Mike Nichols After His Sudden Death
The 83-year-old EGOT’er, who was married to news anchor Diane Sawyer for 26 years, directed such popular works as The Graduate, Working Girl, Angels in America, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Wolff, The Birdcage, and more.
Mike passed away suddenly on Wednesday evening (November 19) and is survived by Diane, his three children, and four grandchildren.
Mike Nichols gave me my start. A mentor, friend, colleague. One of the best observers of life. My thoughts are with Diane & his children.
— Kevin Spacey (@KevinSpacey) November 20, 2014
Click inside to read many tweets from celebrities mourning the loss of Mike…
So sad to learn of the death of Mike Nichols. My heart goes out to Diane, their families & everyone who marveled in his brilliance.
— Katie Couric (@katiecouric) November 20, 2014
RIP #MikeNichols What a gigantic loss!!! The greatest of the great.
— Tony Goldwyn (@tonygoldwyn) November 20, 2014
Funniest, smartest, most generous, wisest, kindest of all. Mike Nichols, a truly good man
— mia farrow (@MiaFarrow) November 20, 2014
I'm absolutely heartbroken. RIP Mike Nichols. I love you.
— Audra McDonald (@AudraEqualityMc) November 20, 2014
The last track on "Nichols and May Examine Doctors" "Nichols and May at Work." The best comedy moment on tape. RIP Mike Nichols.
— John Mulaney (@mulaney) November 20, 2014
Mike Nichols wasn't just brilliant, funny, and insanely creative. He was one of the sweetest, kindest gentlest human beings on the planet.
— Bob Balaban (@BobBalaban) November 20, 2014
Mike Nichols had no wheelhouse, he invented the wheel. RIP.
— Michael Urie (@michaelurie) November 20, 2014
Mike Nichols, your great work endures you. Thank you for all of it. Rest in peace.
— Jamie Bell (@1jamiebell) November 20, 2014
R.I.P. Mike Nichols – one of the greats.
— Joshua Malina (@JoshMalina) November 20, 2014
Sad to hear of Mike Nichols passing – eternal in his gifts to American culture: "Who's Afraid of Virginia Wolfe?" to "Angels." Dues paid.
— Jeffrey Wright (@jfreewright) November 20, 2014
it seems impossible that mike nichols is gone. a hero to me and so many. what an enormous loss.
— zoe kazan (@zoeinthecities) November 20, 2014