Nora Ephron, the film director, writer, and humorist who died Tuesday, June 26, at 71 of pneumonia caused by acute myeloid leukemia, spent the last weeks of her life in New York Presbyterian hospital on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, a few blocks from her apartment. Until hours before her death, no one except her family and closest friends knew she was even ill.
Newsweek Remembers: Nora Ephron
Nora Ephron, 1941–2012
Writer, director, and producer Nora Ephron passed away Tuesday at 71. From her early days as a reporter to her 1992 directorial debut and her work on set in ‘You’ve Got Mail,’ see the Oscar nominee’s life in pictures.