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Delia Ephron


Jerome Kass (m. 1982)

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July 12, 1944 (age 79) (
New York City, New York, U.S.

Novelist, screenwriter, producer

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You've Got Mail, Bewitched, Hanging Up, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, Mixed Nuts, Michael

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Do I Have to Say Hello?, Sister Mother Husband, The Lion Is In: A Novel, Sister Mother Husband, How to Eat Like a Child

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Delia Ephron ( ; born July 12, 1944) is an American bestselling author, screenwriter, and playwright.


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Life and career

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Ephron was born in New York City, the second eldest of four daughters of screenwriters Phoebe and Henry Ephron. Her movies include You've Got Mail, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, Hanging Up (based on her novel), and Michael. She has written novels for adults (Hanging Up and the recent The Lion Is In) and teenagers (Frannie in Pieces and The Girl with the Mermaid Hair), books of humor, (How to Eat Like a Child), and essays.

Her journalism has appeared in The New York Times, Oprah Magazine, Vogue, More, The Wall Street Journal, and The Huffington Post. In 2011, she won an Athena Film Festival award for creativity and panache as a screenwriter.

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Ephron collaborated with her elder sister, Nora, on Love, Loss, and What I Wore, which ran for over two and a half years Off-Broadway. It has played in cities across the U.S., as well as in cities around the world including Paris, Rio de Janeiro, Cape Town, Manila, and Sydney.


  • How to Eat Like a Child (TV special, 1981)
  • Brenda Starr – as by "Jenny Wolkind"
  • This Is My Life (1992)
  • Mixed Nuts (1994)
  • Michael (1996)
  • You've Got Mail (1998)
  • Hanging Up (2000)
  • The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (2005)
  • Bewitched (2005)
  • Producer

  • Sleepless in Seattle (1993)
  • You've Got Mail (1998)
  • Hanging Up (2000)
  • Books

  • (with Lorraine Bodger, under name Delia Brock) The Adventurous Crocheter
  • My Life and Nobody Else's
  • Santa and Alex
  • How to Eat Like a Child (1979), illustrated by cartoonist Edward Koren
  • The Girl Who Changed the World
  • Teenage Romance: Or, How to Die of Embarrassment (1981)
  • Funny Sauce (1986)
  • Do I Have to Say Hello?: Aunt Delia's Manners Quiz for Kids/Grownups (1991)
  • Hanging Up (1995)
  • Big City Eyes (2000)
  • Frannie in Pieces (2007)
  • The Girl with the Mermaid Hair (2010)
  • The Lion Is In (2012)
  • Sister Mother Husband Dog: Etc (2013)
  • Siracusa (2016)
  • References

    Delia Ephron Wikipedia

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