ABOUT

Remembering Mike Nichols: Alex as Tess from His Film "Working Girl"

By Jason Leung | Nov 20th, 2014

Mike Nichols, entertainment icon and husband of ABC News Anchor Diane Sawyer, passed away on Wednesday, November 19, 2014. The EGOT winner (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony) directed such classic films as The Graduate, Catch-22, Silkwood and The Birdcage. In tribute to the director/producer/actor/writer, here's a scene from this year's Halloween episode of Modern Family, in which Alex (Ariel Winter) dresses up as Tess McGill from Mike Nichols's '80s comedy Working Girl.

From Season 6, Episode 6 of Modern Family, "Halloween 3: AwesomeLand"

See a Modern Family clip of Nathan Lane, who starred in the Mike Nichols film "The Birdcage" »


See a Modern Family clip of Matthew Broderick, who starred in the Mike Nichols film "Biloxi Blues" »