Nora Ephron, writer-filmmaker, dies at 71
The writer-director Nora Ephron, who died Tuesday at 71 from complications of leukemia, is already being lauded as a glorious throwback to many traditions, as Globe movie critic Ty Burr says in this appreciation of the writer.
Nora Ephron, the Oscar-winning screenwriter, director, and author, died at age 71, after a long battle with leukemia.
Friend: Nora Ephron's death leaves a hole in the heart, Nora Ephron was always the Director, whether she was on set or not.
When I was in high school in the 1970s, I would steal my parents' copy of Esquire before they could get it, turn to the table of contents, and reconfirm my fervent desire to be Nora Ephron.