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Also Known As: Died: June 26, 2012
Born: May 19, 1941 Cause of Death: Myelodysplasia
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Writer ...
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1944:
Moved with parents to Beverly Hills, CA at age three
1961:
Parents Henry and Phoebe Ephron reportedly used her college letters to home as the inspiration for the 1961 Broadway hit "Take Her, She's Mine"
1963:
"Take Her, She's Mine" adapted into a feature film starring James Stewart and Sandra Dee
1963:
Hired as reporter for the <i>New York Post</i>; also worked as freelance writer, contributing to such publications as <i>The New York Times Magazine</i> and <i>Good Housekeeping</i>
1970:
Published first collection of essays <i>Wallflower at the Orgy</i>
1972:
Named a columnist and contributing editor at <i>Esquire</i> magazine
1973:
Wrote for the short-lived ABC sitcom "Adam's Rib"
1973:
Named contributing editor at <i>New York</i> magazine
1974:
Promoted to senior editor at <i>Esquire</i>
1975:
Published second collection of essays <i>Crazy Salad: Some Things About Women</i>
1978:
Wrote the CBS movie "Perfect Gentlemen," starring Lauren Bacall
1983:
Co-wrote first screenplay "Silkwood," directed by Mike Nichols and starring Meryl Streep; earned first Academy Award nomination for Best Original Screenplay
1983:
Published first novel <i>Heartburn</i>, which was loosely based on the break-up of her second marriage to Carl Bernstein
1986:
Penned screenplay adaptation of "Heartburn," directed by Nichols, and starring Streep and Jack Nicholson
1989:
Made a cameo as a wedding guest in Woody Allen's "Crimes and Misdemeanors"
1989:
Garnered second Academy Award nomination for writing "When Harry Met Sally..."; film directed by Rob Reiner, and co-starring Billy Crystal and Meg Ryan
1992:
Made feature directorial debut with "This Is My Life"; also co-wrote with sister Delia Ephron
1992:
Played a dinner party guest in Woody Allen's "Husbands and Wives"
1993:
Re-teamed with Meg Ryan to direct her and Tom Hanks in the hit romantic comedy "Sleepless in Seattle"; also co-wrote, earning third Best Original Screenplay Academy Award nomination
1994:
Directed the critically panned "Mixed Nuts"; re-teamed with sister Delia to write the screenplay
1996:
Produced and directed the comedy "Michael," starring John Travolta; also co-wrote with sister Delia
1998:
Re-teamed with Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan for romantic comedy "You've Got Mail"; co-wrote screenplay with sister Delia
2000:
Produced and co-wrote screenplay (with sister Delia) for "Hanging Up"; film directed by Diane Keaton, who also co-starred with Meg Ryan and Lisa Kudrow
2002:
Scripted first play "Imaginary Friends," about the relationship between writers Lillian Hellman and Mary McCarthy; first premiered at the Old Globe Theatre in San Diego, CA before moving to Broadway's Ethel Barrymore Theatre
2005:
Directed the big screen adaptation of the 1960s classic TV series "Bewitched," starring Nicole Kidman and Will Ferrell; also produced and co-wrote with sister Delia
2006:
Wrote the book <i>I Feel Bad About My Neck: And Other Thoughts on Being a Woman</i>
2009:
Re-teamed with star Meryl Streep to direct "Julie & Julia"; also produced and penned the screenplay adaptation of Julie Powell's book about cooking 524 recipes from Child's <i>Mastering the Art of French Cooking</i>
2010:
Published the collection of essays titled <i>I Remember Nothing: And other Reflections</i>

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