His career spanned six decades. He created some of the most iconic movie moments of the past half century. Today Hollywood paid tribute to EGOT director Mike Nichols who passed away at the age of 83. Take a look at some of the tributes.
Meryl Streep who worked with Nichols on Silkwood, Heartburn and Angels In America eloquently paid respect:
“An inspiration and joy to know, a director who cried when he laughed, a friend without whom, well, we can’t imagine our world, an indelible irreplaceable man.”
Kevin Spacey tweeted:
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)
Julianne Moore tweeted:
So very sad to hear of Mike Nichols death. A great talent, a wonderful, bright, charming human being.
— Julianne Moore (@_juliannemoore)
Hugh Jackman tweeted:
We lost the legendary Mike Nichols today. A pioneer of stage and film. A true visionary and a friend.
— Hugh Jackman (@RealHughJackman)
Julia Roberts told The Hollywood Reporter:
“His musing were like pearls, his jokes were timeless and perfectly placed, his stories ? detailed and wholly entertaining, his warm embrace was where you wanted to live forever. He was my most cherished friend.” ?”Closer,” and “Charlie Wilson’s War”
Ron Howard tweeted:
RIP the Great Mike Nichols – elite member of the pantheon of directors whether stage screen or tv. Any conversation was rich w/wit & wisdom
— Ron Howard (@RealRonHoward)
Cher who worked with Nichols on Silkwood, tweeted her tribute, calling Nichols “dad”
— Cher (@cher)