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Nora Ephron

Born: May 19, 1941

Death: Jun 26, 2012

Birthplace: New York City

Profession: Actor

Nationality: United States

Nora Ephron

Date of Birth : May 19, 1941
Date of Death : Jun 26, 2012
Birth Place : New York City

Nora Ephron was an American journalist, essayist, playwright, screenwriter, novelist, producer, director, and blogger. Ephron is best known for her romantic comedies and was nominated three times for the Academy Award for Best Writing: for Silkwood, When Harry Met Sally..., and Sleepless in Seattle. She won a BAFTA Award for Best Original Screenplay for When Harry Met Sally.... She sometimes wrote with her sister Delia Ephron. Her last film was Julie & Julia. 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 her play Lucky Guy.


  • Actor
  • Film Producer
  • Writer
  • Screenwriter
  • Film director
  • Journalist
  • Author
  • Playwright
  • Novelist
  • Essayist


  • Phoebe Ephron
  • Henry Ephron


  • Nicholas Pileggi
  • Dan Greenburg
  • Carl Bernstein


  • Jacob Bernstein
  • Max Bernstein

Awards Won

  • BAFTA Award for Best Original Screenplay
  • Book Sense Book of the Year Award for Adult Nonfiction
  • Ian McLellan Hunter Award
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