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Mike Nichols, who won an Oscar for directing the classic 1967 film The Graduate, died suddenly on Wednesday. He was 83. Nichols is survived by his wife, former ABC News anchor Diane Sawyer. "No one was more passionate about his craft than Mike," said ABC News President James Goldston in a statement. Over a five-decade career as a theater, film, and TV director-producer and performer, Nichols also won four Emmys, nine Tonys, and a Grammy, among other honors.