Phoebe Ephron biography

Phoebe Ephron

Screenwriter, Film writer

1914 – 1971

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Who was Phoebe Ephron?

Phoebe Ephron was an American playwright and screenwriter, who often worked with Henry Ephron, her husband, whom she wed in 1934.

Wolkind was born in New York City to Louis and Kate Wolkind, a dress manufacturer. She was active as a writer from the early 1940s through the early 1960s. Her four daughters – Nora Ephron, Delia Ephron, Hallie Ephron and Amy Ephron – all became writers, like their parents.

She died in 1971, aged 57, in her native New York City.

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Born
Jan 26, 1914
New York City
Also known as
  • Phoebe
  • Phoebe Wolkind
  • Wolkind Phoebe
  • Wolkind
Parents
Spouses
Children
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Lived in
  • New York City
Died
Oct 13, 1971
New York City

Submitted
on July 23, 2013