May 19, 1941 - June 26, 2012
Sadly, Nora Ephron died yesterday from pneumonia brought on by acute myeloid leukemia. Ephron was a filmmaker, director, producer, screenwriter, novelist, playwright, journalist, author, and blogger. She is best known for her romantic comedies and was a triple nominee for the Academy Award for Writing Original Screenplay for three films: Silkwood, When Harry Met Sally... and Sleepless in Seattle. Her last film was Julie & Julia. Ephron has published a number of humorous books, including I Feel Bad About My Neck, I Remember Nothing, and Heartburn.