Nora Ephron dies at 71
Assorted fun facts about Nora Ephron:
1. Sandra Dee played her in a movie. The film "Take Her, She's Mine" was written by her parents about her!
2. Meryl Streep also played her in a movie. The lead character in Heartburn is based on Ephron's life, and is Ephron's screenplay, based on a novel written by ... (wait for it) ... Ephron.
3. She was a White House intern during the JFK administration.
4. She wrote When Harry Met Sally, so she's at least partially responsible for the famous Meg Ryan orgasm scene.
5. She was once married to Watergate journalist Carl Bernstein. (Heartburn is based upon the end of their relationship.)