RIP: Nora Ephron (1941-2012)

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Screenwriter and director Nora Ephron [IMDB, WIKI], who wrote such hits as When Harry Met Sally, Sleepless in Seattle, and Julie & Julia has died at the age of 71 of complications relating to acute myeloid leukaemia.

She was nominated for an Oscar three times, but never won the award.  Ephron is survived by her husband and two sons.  She was the oldest of four sisters, all of whom became writers.