Nora Ephron

Writer, Producer, Director

Writer, Producer, Director


Nora Ephron was educated at Wellesley College, Massachusetts. She was an acclaimed essayist (Crazy Salad 1975), novelist (Heartburn 1983), and had written screenplays for several popular films, all featuring strong female characters, such as anti-nuclear activist Karen Silkwood (Silkwood (1983), co-written with Alice Arlen) and a mobster's feisty ...
Birth date
1941-05-19
Death date
2012-06-26
Awards
Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 8 wins & 18 nominations.
Height
5' 5" (1.65 m)

Known For


Julie & Julia
Julie & Julia
Writer (2009)
Bewitched
Bewitched
Writer (2005)
You've Got Mail
You've Got Mail
Writer (1998)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
WriterJulie & Julia
(screenplay)
2009
WriterActing for the Camera
(Short) (additional dialogue)
2009
WriterBewitched
(written by)
2005
WriterHanging Up
(screenplay)
2000
WriterYou've Got Mail
(screenplay)
1998
WriterMichael
(screenplay)
1996
WriterMixed Nuts
(screenplay)
1994
WriterSleepless in Seattle
(screenplay)
1993
WriterThis Is My Life
(screenplay)
1992
WriterMy Blue Heaven
(written by)
1990/I
WriterWhen Harry Met Sally...
(written by)
1989
WriterCookie
(written by)
1989
WriterHeartburn
(novel) / (screenplay)
1986
WriterSilkwood
(written by)
1983
WriterPerfect Gentlemen
(TV Movie)
1978
WriterAdam's Rib
(TV Series) (story - 1 episode) - For Richer, for Poorer (1973) ... (story)
1973
RoleTitleYear
ProducerJulie & Julia
(producer)
2009
ProducerBewitched
(producer)
2005
ProducerLucky Numbers
(producer)
2000
ProducerHanging Up
(producer)
2000
ProducerYou've Got Mail
(producer)
1998
ProducerStrike!
(executive producer)
1998
ProducerMichael
(producer)
1996
ProducerMy Blue Heaven
(executive producer)
1990/I
ProducerWhen Harry Met Sally...
(associate producer)
1989
ProducerCookie
(executive producer)
1989
RoleTitleYear
DirectorJulie & Julia2009
DirectorBewitched2005
DirectorLucky Numbers2000
DirectorYou've Got Mail1998
DirectorMichael1996
DirectorMixed Nuts1994
DirectorSleepless in Seattle1993
DirectorThis Is My Life1992
RoleTitleYear
ActressHusbands and Wives
Dinner Party Guests
1992
ActressCrimes and Misdemeanors
Wedding Guest
1989
RoleTitleYear
SoundtrackMichael
(writer: "Lips Like a Blowfish" (1996))
1996
SoundtrackThis Is My Life
(writer: "You Can't Get To Heaven")
1992
RoleTitleYear
Additional CrewThe 74th Annual Academy Awards
(TV Special) (director: New York Tribute)
2002
RoleTitleYear
ThanksThe Post
(dedicatee)
2017
ThanksJake and the Giants
(grateful thanks to)
2015
ThanksMe and Earl and the Dying Girl
(special thanks)
2015
ThanksSpecial Collector's Edition
(TV Series) (in memory of - 1 episode) - Comparativa: El Circo (2012) ... (in memory of)
2012
ThanksThe Five-Year Engagement
(special thanks)
2012
ThanksThe Five Stages of Grief
(Short) (special thanks)
2011
ThanksLeaves of Grass
(the director wishes to thank)
2009
ThanksCake
(special thanks)
2005/I
ThanksHow Harry Met Sally...
(Video short documentary) (special thanks)
2001
ThanksHBO First Look
(TV Series documentary short) (special thanks - 1 episode) - The Making of 'You've Got Mail': A Conversation with Nora Ephron (1998) ... (special thanks)
1998
RoleTitleYear
SelfOn Story
(TV Series) Self - Deconstructing Nora Ephron (2019) ... Self
2019
SelfReel Herstory: The Real Story of Reel Women
(Documentary) Self - Interviewee
2014
SelfMakers: Women Who Make America
(TV Series documentary) Self - Changing the World (2013) ... Self
2013
SelfSmiling Through the Apocalypse
(Documentary) Self
2013
SelfAmerican Masters
(TV Series documentary) Self - Inventing David Geffen (2012) ... Self
2012
SelfThe 2011 Annual American Theatre Wing Gala
(TV Special) Self
2011
SelfThrough The Grape Vine
(TV Series) Self - Navigating Napa Valley Cabernets (2011) ... Self
2011
SelfCharlie Rose
(TV Series) Self - Guest - Episode dated 3 December 2010 (2010) ... Self - Guest - Episode dated 7 August 2009 (2009) ... Self - Guest - Episode dated 24 November 2006 (2006) ... Self - Guest - Episode dated 11 September 2006 (2006) ... Self - Guest - Episode dated 15 June 2005 (2005) ... Self - Guest Show all 9 episodes
1998-2010
SelfReal Time with Bill Maher
(TV Series) Self - Guest - Episode #8.24 (2010) ... Self - Guest
2010
SelfUnd Hollywood erschuf die Frau
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2010
SelfAFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Mike Nichols
(TV Special) Self
2010
SelfSecret Ingredients: Creating Julie & Julia
(Video short) Self
2009
SelfDelivering 'You've Got Mail'
(Video short) Self
2008
SelfLate Show with David Letterman
(TV Series) Self - Top Ten List Presenter - Robin Williams/Lupe Fiasco (2008) ... Self - Top Ten List Presenter
2008
SelfDreams on Spec
(Documentary) Self
2007
SelfThe View
(TV Series) Self - Guest - Episode dated 7 May 2007 (2007) ... Self - Guest
2007
SelfNew York 360º Presents: The 2007 Matrix Awards
(TV Special) Self
2007
SelfGreatest Ever Romantic Movies
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2007
SelfThe Colbert Report
(TV Series) Self - Guest - Nora Ephron (2006) ... Self - Guest
2006
SelfThe Oprah Winfrey Show
(TV Series) Self - Guest - Great Women and Their Anti-Aging Secrets (2006) ... Self - Guest
2006
SelfTreasures Untold: The Making of Disney's 'The Little Mermaid'
(Video documentary) Self
2006
SelfThe Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson
(TV Series) Self - Guest - Episode #3.7 (2006) ... Self - Guest
2006
SelfTavis Smiley
(TV Series) Self - Guest - Episode dated 15 August 2006 (2006) ... Self - Guest
2006
SelfThis Week
(TV Series) Self - Guest - Episode dated 6 August 2006 (2006) ... Self - Guest
2006
SelfDateline NBC
(TV Series documentary) Self - The Secret Man: The Story of Watergate's Deep Throat (2006) ... Self
2006
SelfBiography
(TV Series documentary) Self - Steve Martin (2006) ... Self - Jacqueline Susann: The Writing Machine (2000) ... Self - Spencer Tracy: Triumph & Turmoil (1999) ... Self
1999-2006
SelfBewitched: Star Shots
(Video documentary short) Self
2005
SelfCasting a Spell: Making 'Bewitched'
(Video documentary short) Self
2005
SelfWhy I Love 'Bewitched'
(Video documentary short) Self
2005
SelfE! True Hollywood Story
(TV Series documentary) Self - Meg Ryan (2005) ... Self
2005
SelfHopeless Pictures
(TV Series) Self (voice)
2005
SelfAFI's 100 Years... 100 Movie Quotes: America's Greatest Quips, Comebacks and Catchphrases
(TV Special documentary) Self
2005
SelfAFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Meryl Streep
(TV Special) Self
2004
SelfIntimate Portrait
(TV Series documentary) Self / Self - Director & Writer - Rosie O'Donnell (2003) ... Self - Carly Simon (1995) ... Self - Director & Writer
1995-2003
SelfHollywood History
(TV Series documentary) Self - Romance (2002) ... Self
2002
SelfAFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Tom Hanks
(TV Special) Self
2002
SelfNew York at the Movies
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2002
SelfESPN SportsCentury
(TV Series documentary) Self - Billie Jean King (2001) ... Self
2001
SelfHow Harry Met Sally...
(Video short documentary) Self - Screenwriter
2001
SelfThe Making of 'Hanging Up'
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2000
SelfWe All Dream of Oz
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2000
SelfHBO First Look
(TV Series documentary short) Self - Getting Connected: On the Set of 'Hanging Up' (2000) ... Self - The Making of 'You've Got Mail': A Conversation with Nora Ephron (1998) ... Self (uncredited)
1998-2000
SelfSteve Martin: Seriously Funny
(Documentary) Self
1999
SelfThe Directors
(TV Series documentary) Self - The Best of the Directors (1999) ... Self - The Films of Nora Ephron ... Self
1999
SelfSigned, Sealed, Delivered
(TV Movie documentary) Self
1998
Self60 Minutes
(TV Series documentary) Self - Director (segment "Randy Newman") / Self - Writer (segment "Rob Reiner") - The Lost Commandos/Alex/Randy Newman (1997) ... Self - Director (segment "Randy Newman") - The Education of Luis Gutierrez/The Getaway Drivers/Rob Reiner (1994) ... Self - Writer (segment "Rob Reiner")
1994-1997
SelfThe Rosie O'Donnell Show
(TV Series) Self - Guest - Episode dated 6 January 1997 (1997) ... Self - Guest
1997
SelfWhere's Elvis This Week?
(TV Series) Self - Episode #1.3 (1996) ... Self
1996
SelfThe Good, the Bad & the Beautiful
(TV Special documentary) Self
1996
SelfThe South Bank Show
(TV Series documentary) Self - Nora Ephron (1995) ... Self
1995
SelfCBS This Morning
(TV Series) Self - Guest - Episode dated 25 June 1993 (1993) ... Self - Guest
1993
SelfThe Home Show
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 6 March 1992 (1992) ... Self
1992
SelfLate Night with David Letterman
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 4 March 1992 (1992) ... Self - Episode dated 20 April 1983 (1983) ... Self
1983-1992
SelfPrimetime
(TV Series documentary) Self - Screenwriter (segment "Nora Ephron") - The Plane Truth/American Hostages/Roseanne Barr/Nora Ephron (1989) ... Self - Screenwriter (segment "Nora Ephron")
1989
SelfThe Mike Douglas Show
(TV Series) Self - Author - Episode #11.8 (1971) ... Self - Author
1971
SelfThe Dick Cavett Show
(TV Series) Self / Self - Guest - Episode dated 22 February 1971 (1971) ... Self - Episode dated 27 November 1970 (1970) ... Self - Guest
1970-1971
SelfThe David Frost Show
(TV Series) Self - Guest - Episode #3.52 (1970) ... Self - Guest
1970
RoleTitleYear
Archive footageThe Movies
(TV Series documentary) Self - The Nineties (2019) ... Self - The Eighties (2019) ... Self
2019
Archive footageEverything Is Copy
(Documentary) Self
2015
Archive footageThe 67th Annual Tony Awards
(TV Special documentary) Self - Writer (In Memoriam)
2013
Archive footageThe Oscars
(TV Special) Self - Writer & Director (In Memoriam)
2013
Archive footageThe EE British Academy Film Awards
(TV Special) Memorial Tribute
2013
Archive footageWhistleblowers: The Untold Stories
(TV Series) Self - Award winning Director / Self - Award winning Director and activist - Nixon (2012) ... Self - Award winning Director - Silkwood (2012) ... Self - Award winning Director and activist
2012