Nora Ephron

1941 - 2012

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Nora Ephron ( EF-rən; May 19, 1941 – June 26, 2012) was an American journalist, writer, and filmmaker. She is best known for her romantic comedy films and was nominated three times for both the Writer’s Guild of America Award and the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for Silkwood (1983), When Harry Met Sally... (1989), and Sleepless in Seattle (1993). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nora Ephron has received more than 4,331,166 page views. Her biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). Nora Ephron is the 2,002nd most popular writer (up from 2,086th in 2019), the 2,507th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,485th in 2019) and the 237th most popular American Writer.

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  • 50

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  • 2.31

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  • 5.75

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Among writers, Nora Ephron ranks 2,002 out of 5,794Before her are Edward Gorey, José Zorrilla, Silva Kaputikyan, Anne Perry, Juan del Encina, and Jørgen Moe. After her are Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Champfleury, Ludwig Uhland, Ryū Murakami, Maria Konopnicka, and Roger Peyrefitte.

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Among people born in 1941, Nora Ephron ranks 150Before her are Andrei Mironov, Charles Whitman, Myron Scholes, Robert D. Putnam, Percy Sledge, and Mirosław Hermaszewski. After her are Harry Nilsson, Peter Bonetti, Barbara Brylska, Captain Beefheart, Jon Brower Minnoch, and Yuri Norstein. Among people deceased in 2012, Nora Ephron ranks 104Before her are Sergio Oliva, David Kelly, Sid Watkins, Angelo Dundee, Lefter Küçükandonyadis, and Daniel Inouye. After her are Russell Means, Maurice Sendak, Miljan Miljanić, Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmed, Edoardo Mangiarotti, and Ann Rutherford.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Nora Ephron ranks 2,507 out of 15,968Before her are Diane Ladd (1935), Stella Adler (1901), Edward Gorey (1925), Jack Nicklaus (1940), Daniel Inouye (1924), and Duane Allman (1946). After her are Michael Parks (1940), Russell Means (1939), Harry Nilsson (1941), Julia Ann (1969), Clifford Brown (1930), and Tracy Chapman (1964).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Nora Ephron ranks 237Before her are Archibald Gracie IV (1858), Kathy Reichs (1948), Suzanne Collins (1962), Anne Sexton (1928), Joan Didion (1934), and Edward Gorey (1925). After her are Maria Shriver (1955), Johnston McCulley (1883), Maurice Sendak (1928), Nelson Algren (1909), James M. Cain (1892), and Neil Postman (1931).