Director Mike Nichols died this morning...one of the great directors of our generation.
In 2010, on the eve of being honored by the American Film Institute with its Life Achievement Award, Mike Nichols shared memories of some of the actors he directed.
Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor in "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" (Warner Bros.)
Jack Nicholson in "Wolf." (Eric Liebowitz)
Julia Roberts and Tom Hanks in "Charlie Wilson's War." (Universal Pictures)
Dustin Hoffman and Anne Bancroft in "The Graduate." (Margaret Herrick Library)
Meryl Streep, left, Kurt Russell and Cher in "Silkwood." (ABC Motion Pictures)
Alan Arkin. (Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times)