Henry Ephron

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Date of Birth May 26, 1911
Place of Birth New York
Date of Death Sep 6, 1992 (81)
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Henry Ephron was an American playwright, screenwriter and film producer who often worked with his wife, Phoebe. He was active as a writer from the early 1940s through the early 1960s.

Born: May 26, 1911, New York City, New York, U.S.
Died: Sept 6, 1992, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Occupation: Screenwriter, producer, director
Years active: 1944-63
Children: Nora Ephron, Delia Ephron, Hallie Ephron, Amy Ephron
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About Henry Ephron

Screenwriter who spawned a fleet of successful writers/daughters, including Nora Ephron. He also wrote screenplays like Three Is a Family (1944), Bride by Mistake (1944), and Belles on Their Toes.

Before Fame

He was raised by Jewish immigrants from Belarus.


He wrote 1961's There's No Business Like Show Business.

Family Life

He had four daughters Nora, Delia, Hattie, and Amy Ephron with his first wife, Phoebe. They all became successful writers.


His daughter Nora wrote the film Sleepless in Seattle.

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