Caption: "The Graduate" Director Mike Nichols 1967 United Artists
Director, Producer, Miscellaneous Crew
Born: November 6, 1931
Star sign: Scorpio
Height: 5' 11" (1.8 m)
Known for: Closer (2004), The Graduate (1967), The Birdcage (1996), Charlie Wilson's War (2007)
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 ...