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Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (movie)

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Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Directed byMike Nichols
Screenplay byErnest Lehman
Story byEdward Albee
Produced byErnest Lehman
StarringElizabeth Taylor
Richard Burton
George Segal
Sandy Dennis
CinematographyHaskell Wexler
Edited bySam O'Steen
Music byAlex North
Distributed byWarner Bros.
Release date
  • June 22, 1966 (1966-06-22)
Running time
131 minutes
CountryUnited States

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? is a 1966 movie based on the play of the same name by Edward Albee. The movie stars Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Sandy Dennis, and George Segal.

The movie was nominated for 13 Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director. It is the only movie to be nominated in every eligible category at the Academy Awards. All four main actors were nominated in their respective acting categories.

The movie won five awards, including a second Academy Award for Best Actress for Elizabeth Taylor and the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for Sandy Dennis. However, the movie lost to A Man for All Seasons for the Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, and Best Adapted Screenplay awards. Both Richard Burton and George Segal did not win awards.