Nora Ephron, author and screenwriter, dies at 71 - Celebrities react

Slideshow posted in Photos | Tuesday, June 26, 2012

1 of 11: Meg Ryan said in a statement to OnTheRedCarpet.com that Nora Ephon, who penned the screenplays to four of her films, including 'When Harry Met Sally...,' 'was an era,' adding: 'We pictured ourselves inside her dreams and they became ours. All wisdom, wit and sparkle lights, what a treat she was, what a blessing. I marvel again and again, what a life ... To have created a simple happiness in people, to have added to the sum of delight in the world.'

(Pictured: Meg Ryan and Billy Crystal appear in the iconic deli scene in the 1989 movie 'When Harry Met Sally...') (AP Photo / Castle Rock Entertainment / 20th Century Fox / Charles Sykes)