Nora Ephron (/ ˈɛfrən / EF-rən; May 19, 1941 – June 26, 2012) was an American journalist, writer, and filmmaker. She is best known for her romantic comedy films and was nominated three times for the Academy Award for Best Writing: for Silkwood (1983), When Harry Met Sally... (1989), and Sleepless in Seattle (1993).
She was an acclaimed essayist (Crazy Salad 1975), novelist (Heartburn 1983), and had written screenplays for several popular films, all featuring strong female characters, such as anti-nuclear activist Karen Silkwood (Silkwood (1983), co-written with Alice Arlen) and a mobster's feisty... See full bio »
Nora Ephron wrote the classic romantic comedy When Harry Met Sally.
Apr 17, 2020 · Few female writers are as beloved as Nora Ephron. A journalist, writer, filmmaker, playwright, and voice for modern American women everywhere, when she passed away in 2012, Ephron left behind a body of work that will continue to be pored over for its insight and influence as long as the world keeps turning.
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Jun 26, 2012 · Ephron wrote the Oscar-nominated screenplay for the Rob Reiner -directed movie -- which famously included the line "I'll have what she's having" -- earning her an Oscar nomination, among other...
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Sep 08, 2016 · You’ve probably seen some of Nora Ephron‘s movies. She wrote the screenplay for “Heartburn” and “When Harry Met Sally …”; and wrote and directed “Sleepless in Seattle,” “You’ve Got Mail” and “Julie...
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Jun 27, 2012 · Nora Ephron, an essayist and humorist in the Dorothy Parker mold (only smarter and funnier, some said) who became one of her era’s most successful screenwriters and filmmakers, making romantic...
Jan 26, 2021 · As it turns out, this scene was inspired by Ephron herself, who wrote the movie. While speaking with Entertainment Weekly, director Rob Reiner revealed that he discovered Ephron’s “qualifications” for pie when they went out for lunch. 9 Sleepless In Seattle: It Was Nora Ephron’s Son Who Insisted On Casting Rosie O’Donnell
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Jun 28, 2012 · Nora Ephron had many passions, most publicly her writing and filmmaking. But the author, screenwriter and director, who died Tuesday at age 71, also had great enthusiasm in her largely private ...
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