Nora Ephron

Ephron at the 2010 [[Tribeca Film Festival]] Nora Ephron ( ; 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 Writers Guild of America Award and the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for ''Silkwood'' (1983), ''When Harry Met Sally...'' (1989), and ''Sleepless in Seattle'' (1993). She won the BAFTA Award for Best Original Screenplay for ''When Harry Met Sally...'', which the Writers Guild of America ranked as the 40th greatest screenplay of all time.

Ephron's first produced play, ''Imaginary Friends'' (2002), was honored as one of the ten best plays of the 2002–03 New York theatre season. She also co-authored the Drama Desk Award–winning theatrical production ''Love, Loss, and What I Wore''. In 2013, Ephron received a posthumous Tony Award nomination for Best Play for ''Lucky Guy''.

Ephron also directed films, usually from her own screenplays, including ''Sleepless in Seattle'' (1993) and ''You've Got Mail'' (1998), both starring Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks. Provided by Wikipedia
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