The woman who wrote and directed the movies a long time ago Harry Met Sally' and attentive in Seattle' - Nora Ephron - has died in Manhattan of complications stuck between to wintry myeloid leukaemia. She was 71.
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Nora was instinctive in New York to a Broadway author and a Hollywood playwright, so her career street was in her genes.She put her mother's advice - "injure clarification, whatever thing is copy" - to good use, switch off observations on relationships into massively successful romantic comedies. [Gosh, that is "brilliant "advice].Nora wrote essays for blatant US magazines from the late 1960s plus nearly non-fiction books, together with two times gone by.She was married three times: behind to Carl Bernstein, the Washington Correspondence storyteller who helped remove from the ground the Watergate dishonor.Nora's divorce from Bernstein resulted in a foreign, bellyache, which she turned into a see in your mind's eye starring Meryl Streep and Jack Nicholson.Her first marriage to writer Dan Greenburg ended in 1976. And Nora's third marriage to Nicholas Pileggi - who wrote the screenplays for the Martin Scorsese films Goodfellas and Union - lasted treat than 20 being.Rumours of her passing away distributed on Tuesday nightfall previously her friend, renown columnist Liz Smith, published an online tribute. Smith said Nora's son had discerning her a committal had been the length of for his blood relation.Her skin credits else include: 'You've Got Accelerate, 'Silkwood', and 'Julie and Julia', which was her carry on skin, in 2009.She was tabled for an Oscar three times - but never won the bequeath.Nora is survived by her husband and two sons.What's your fave Nora Ephron flick?