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Nora Ephron

Nora Ephron Biography

Nora Ephron was an American film director, producer, screenwriter, novelist, and blogger. She will likely be best remembered for her romantic comedies and was a triple nominee for the Academy Award for Writing Original Screenplay for three films: Silkwood, When Harry Met Sally, and Sleepless in Seattle. She died in 2012 at the age of 71.

Plays

  • Silkwood, 1992
  • When Harry Met Sally, 1998
  • Imaginary Friends, 2003
  • Love, Loss and What I Wore, 2011 with Delia Ephron


Films

  • Silkwood (writer), 1983
  • Heartburn (writer, novel), 1986
  • When Harry Met Sally... (writer, associate producer), 1989
  • Cookie (writer, executive producer), 1989
  • My Blue Heaven (writer, executive producer), 1990
  • This Is My Life (director, writer), 1992
  • Sleepless in Seattle (director, writer), 1993
  • Mixed Nuts (director, writer), 1994
  • Michael (director, writer, producer), 1996
  • Strike! / The Hairy Bird / All I Wanna Do (executive producer), 1998
  • You've Got Mail (director, writer, producer), 1998
  • Hanging Up (writer, producer), 2000
  • Lucky Numbers (director, producer), 2000
  • Bewitched (director, writer, producer), 2005
  • Julie & Julia (director, writer, producer), 2009

Novels

  • Heartburn, 1983

Nonfiction

  • And Now Here's Johnny! (1968)
  • Wallflower At the Orgy (1970)
  • Crazy Salad: Some Things About Women (1975)
  • Scribble Scribble: Notes On the Media (1978)
  • I Feel Bad About My Neck: And Other Thoughts On Being a Woman (2006)
  • I Remember Nothing: And Other Reflections (2010)

This biography was last updated on 06/27/2012.

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