Nora Ephron (1941–2012)


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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 8 wins & 18 nominations. See more awards »

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Julie & Julia Writer
(2009)
Bewitched Writer
(2005)
(1998)

Filmography

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 2011 L'amour, la mort, les fringues (TV Movie) (play)
 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: Lucky Guy. Drama. Written by Nora Ephron. Associate Director: Kamilah Forbes. Costume Design by Toni-Leslie James. Scenic Design by David Rockwell. Directed by George C. Wolfe. Broadhurst Theatre: 1 Apr 2013- (still in production + 33 previews that began on 1 Mar 2013). Cast: Tom Hanks (as "Mike McAlary") [Broadway debut], ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)

Spouse:

Nicholas Pileggi  (her death) | See more »

Children:

Bernstein, Jacob | See more »
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Personal Quote:

Beware of men who cry. It's true that men who cry are sensitive to and in touch with feelings, but the only feelings they tend to be sensitive to and in touch with are their own. See more »

Trivia:

She was of Russian Jewish and Belarusian Jewish descent. See more »

Nickname:

nor

Star Sign:

Taurus

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