Nora Ephron, the legendary Hollywood writer who wrote the screenplays for “Sleepless in Seattle” and “When Harry Met Sally”, died on Tuesday after a battle with leukemia.
According to Ephron’s son, Jacob Bernstein, the 71-year-old had been suffering from acute myeloid leukemia and took a turn for the worse the past couple of days after coming down with pneumonia.
She was nominated for 3 Academy Awards in her Hollywood career and was considered one of the most powerful women in the entertainment industry.
Among her most memorable films “Silkwood”, “My Blue Heaven”, “Michael”, “You’ve Got Mail”, and “Julie and Julia.”
She was previously married to Watergate scandal reporter Carl Bernstein before entering her 3rd and final marriage to screenwriter Nicholas Pileggi.