Nora Ephron broke into Hollywood as a writer, receiving an Oscar nomination for penning Silkwood before the hit romantic comedy When Harry Met Sally... truly put her on the map in 1989, earning her another Oscar nomination. She made her directorial debut with 1992's This Is My Life before writing and directing the Oscar-nominated Sleepless in Seattle in 1992. Her honest depictions of women on film, in classics such as You've Got Mail and 2009's Julie & Julia, made her a Hollywood treasure. She also wrote and directed the 2005 remake Bewitched and the 1996 drama Michael, starring John Travolta.
Here's what Sony Pictures chairman Howard Stringer had to say about her passing.
Sony co-chair Amy Pascal also added, "We are devastated and heartbroken. We all loved Nora very much."