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Legendary Director Mike Nichols Dies: American Icon, NY Treasure

Mike Nichols “passed away suddenly on Wednesday evening,” according to an internal ABC statement released earlier today by ABC News President James Goldston, who was the supervisor of Nichols’ wife, broadcast journalist Diane Sawyer. Known for the intelligence, humanity and humor of his touch in a career that spanned six decades, the legendary film and stage writer and director, 83, was both heavily laureled and much beloved by collaborators and colleagues.

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