Update: Ariana Huffington also wrote a beautiful tribute to Ephron, who was her personal friend — Read it here.
Goodbye, Nora Ephron. You were a pioneer for women in this industry, and your words will live on forever. Take some time to watch below for one of the greatest scenes in movie history, written by Ephron. Director Rob Reiner once said that Meg Ryan’s character was based largely on elements of Ephron’s own personality.