Nora EphronNora 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 both the Writer’s 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 having the 40th greatest screenplay of all time.
Her first produced play, ''Imaginary Friends'' (2002), was honored as one of the 10 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''.
She 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