WSAW NewsChannel 7  | Central WI, Wausau, Rhinelander  |  News, Weather, Sports

Hollywood Legend Nora Ephron Dead at 71

By: WSAW Staff
By: WSAW Staff

Nora Ephron, the force behind such beloved hit movies as "When Harry Met Sally" and "Sleepless in Seattle" has died, according to CBS News.

Ephron had been battling leukemia and passed away at a New York Hospital Tuesday evening.

Often called one of the most powerful women in Hollywood, Ephron was an Oscar-nominated screenwriter known for her romantic comedies and also for more serious fare like the Meryl Streep film "Silkwood".

Her last film was "Julie and Julia", which she also directed.

Nora Ephron was 71-years-old.


Join the Conversation!

To comment, the following rules must be followed:

  • No Obscenity, Profanity, Vulgarity, Racism or Violent Descriptions
  • No Negative Community Comparisons
  • No Fighting, Name-calling, or Personal Attacks
  • Multiple Accounts are Not Allowed
  • Stay on Story Topic

Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.

Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Questions may be sent to comments@wsaw.com.
Please provide detailed information.
All comments must adhere to the WSAW.com discussion rules.

powered by Disqus
WSAW-TV 1114 Grand Ave. Wausau, WI 54403
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 160467335 - wsaw.com/a?a=160467335