Nora Ephron
Date of Birth
May 19, 1941
Birth Place:
New York, NY

Biography

The daughter of author/screenwriters Phoebe and Henry Ephron, Nora Ephron was educated at Wellesley. She first made her mark as humorist, satirist, and dead-on parodist in book form (Crazy Salad) and in magazine articles. Ephron's first movie assignment was the Oscar-nominated screenplay for Silkwood (1983). Her stormy marriage to Washington Post reporter Carl Bernstein provided grist for her...