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Nora Ephron (1941–2012)


Nora Ephron was educated at Wellesley College, Massachusetts. 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 »

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Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 7 wins & 15 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

You've Got Mail
(1998)
Sleepless in Seattle
(1993)
Julie & Julia
Julie & Julia Writer
(2009)

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 2009 Julie & Julia (screenplay)
 2009 Acting for the Camera (Short) (additional dialogue)
 2005 Bewitched (written by)
 2000 Hanging Up (screenplay)
 1998 You've Got Mail (screenplay)
 1996 Michael (screenplay)
 1994 Mixed Nuts (screenplay)
 1993 Sleepless in Seattle (screenplay)
 1992 This Is My Life (screenplay)
 1990/I My Blue Heaven (written by)
 1989 When Harry Met Sally... (written by)
 1989 Cookie (written by)
 1986 Heartburn (novel) / (screenplay)
 1983 Silkwood (written by)
 1978 Perfect Gentlemen (TV Movie)
 1973 Adam's Rib (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- For Richer, for Poorer (1973) ... (story)
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Other Works:

Stage Play: Imaginary Friends. Written by Nora Ephron. Music by Marvin Hamlisch. Lyrics by Craig Carnelia. Musical Director: Ron Melrose; Dance arrangements by Ron Melrose. Music orchestrated by Torrie Zito. Choreographed by Jerry Mitchell. Ethel Barrymore Theatre: 12 Dec 2002- 16 Feb 2003 (76 performances + 20 previews that began on 25 ... See more »

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1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 2 Interviews | 5 Articles | See more »

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Insane people are always sure that they are fine. It is only the sane people who are willing to admit that they are crazy. See more »

Trivia:

In a 2005 interview with Tom Brokaw, she stated that even though then husband Carl Bernstein didn't make her privy to the identity of Watergate informant "Deep Throat," she figured it out from clues (including Bernstein's notes referencing the initials "M. F." -- allegedly for "my friend") and was willing to tell her guess to anyone who asked. Her guess was proved correct when on May 31, 2005, W.... See more »

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