Writer, producer, director and three-time Oscar nominee Nora Ephron died Tuesday in a New York City hospital.
According to her son, she passed away from pneumonia, which was brought on by acute myeloid leukemia.She was 71.
Keep reading after the jump for more on Nora Ephron.
Most of know Nora Ephron as the writer who penned such great romantic comedies like “When Harry Met Sally . . . ,” “You’ve Got Mail” and “Sleepless in Seattle.” In doing so, she created her own sub-genre of films that had a special spin to them – one that people around the world loved.
“Nora Ephron movies” focused on smart, modern women who wanted a little old-fashioned magic in their lives and usually got it. (via Newsday)
My personal Ephron favorite was “When Harry Met Sally . . . .” I was actually just in New York City and went to Katz’s deli, where I was lucky enough to sit at the same table where Meg Ryan faked an orgasm so many years ago.
Take a moment and pop your favorite Nora Ephron movie in the DVD player this weekend. Chances are you’ll still love it!