Nora Ephron (1941-2012)
Ephron wrote Heartburn (1983) as her first novel later made into a film. Ephron shifted her career from essayist to writing the screenplay in 1983 for the drama Silkwood (1983), when Harry met Sally (1989) and Sleepless in Seattle (1993). Ephron as a screen writer, producer, director, journalist, playwright and author is best known for her romantic comedy films. Nora Ephron died from pneumonia, a complication resulting from acute myeloid leukemia (AML) on June 26, 2012.