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Natalie Portman Joins Likes Of Meryl Streep & Kevin Spacey In Paying Tribute To Mike Nichols


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Natalie Portman has paid tribute to the late director Mike Nichols.

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Natalie Portman at the Childrens' Hospital Gala in Los Angeles in October 2014.

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The Life and Career of Late Director Mike Nichols


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Today Hollywood mourns the death of Mike Nichols, the mind behind films like The Graduate, Closer and Working Girl. Having started out his career as a comedian and later moving on to comedy, standup, directing, drama and a whole list of other film credits, Nichols could truly be called a Renaissance man of modern cinema.

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Throughout his career, Nichols played with genres and characters to explore the broad range of the human condition.

He was one of the few multi-talented artists to enter the EGOT club, as Tracy Jordan would call it and win an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and a Tony for his work.  Nichols frequently went from the comic to the tragic and right back again in his quest to explore all aspects of the human condition.

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Mike Nichols, Iconic Director of 'The Graduate', Dies Aged 83


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Mike Nichols, the legendary American director probably best known for helming hit movie The Graduate, has died aged 83. Nichols had been married to the actress Diane Sawyer for 26 couples, forming one of the true "power couples" of Hollywood.

Mike Nichols Dianne SawyerMike Nichols [L] and Diane Sawyer [R] were one of Hollywood's true power couples

After ABC announced the news, chief James Golston said: "In a triumphant career that spanned over six decades, Mike created some of the most iconic works of American film, television and theater-an astonishing canon ranging from The Graduate, Working Girl, and Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf to Closer, Charlie Wilson's War, Annie, Spamalot, The Birdcage, and Angels in America.

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Picture - Mike Nichols and Diane Sawyer... New York City United States, Monday 3rd November 2014

Mike Nichols and Diane Sawyer - Celebrities at the private funeral of legendary fashion designer Oscar de la Renta at the Church of St. Ignatius Loyola on Manhattan's Upper East Side - New York City, United States - Monday 3rd November 2014

Picture - Mike Nichols - Opening night... New York United States, Thursday 30th October 2014

Mike Nichols - Opening night after party for Broadway's 'The Real Thing' held at the American Airlines Theatre - Arrivals at American Airlines Theatre, - New York, United States - Thursday 30th October 2014

Picture - Mike Nichols and Diane Sawyer... New York United States, Thursday 9th October 2014

Mike Nichols and Diane Sawyer - Opening night of It's Only A Play at the Schoenfeld Theatre - Arrivals. at Schoenfeld Theatre, - New York, United States - Thursday 9th October 2014

Picture - Mike Nichols and Jenny Nichols... New York United States, Tuesday 30th September 2014

Mike Nichols and Jenny Nichols - Opening night of Indian Ink at the Laura Pels Theatre - Arrivals. at Laura Pels Theatre, - New York, United States - Tuesday 30th September 2014

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Picture - Mike Nichols - Opening Night... New York City United States, Monday 1st April 2013

Mike Nichols - Opening Night of 'Lucky Guy' at the Broadhurst Theatre -Arrivals - New York City, United States - Monday 1st April 2013

Video - Anna Wintour And Michael Kors Among Guests At Oscar De La Renta's Funeral - Part 1


Designers and journalists alike were seen arriving at the Church of St. Ignatius Loyola in Manhattan ahead of the funeral service of Oscar de la Renta, where they proceeded to pay their respects to one of the greatest designers of the fashion world.

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Video - 50th Anniversary Gala In Honour Of Al Pacino Arrivals


Amongst the arrivals at the 50th Anniversary Gala in honour of Al Pacino at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park, Manhattan were the voice of Jessica Rabbit in 'Who Framed Roger Rabbit' Kathleen Turner, Julianna Margulies from 'ER' with her attorney husband Keith Lieberthal, legendary comic and actor Steve Martin, Academy Award winning director Mike Nichols followed by his wife news anchor Diane Sawyer, Bill Clinton's daughter Chelsea, actor Christopher Walken ('Sleepy Hollow', 'Pulp Fiction'), Ethan Hawke from 'The Dead Poets Society', '10 Things I Hate About You' star Julia Stiles, 'Sex and the City''s Cynthia Nixon and her fiancée Christine Marinoni and, finally, mobster actor Al Pacino himself makes an appearance.

The event was in celebration of fifty years of Shakespeare in the Park honouring Al Pacino's performance in 'The Merchant of Venice' at the Delacorte Theater. The pricey tickets ranged from a massive $1,500 to $100,000