Actors, writers react to Ephron's death on Twitter

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FILE - This Nov. 3, 2010 file photo shows author, screenwriter and director Nora Ephron at her home in New York. Publisher Alfred A. Knopf confirmed Tuesday, June 26, 2012, that author and filmmaker Nora Ephron died Tuesday of leukemia in New York. She was 71.

Actors and writers react to the death of writer-director Nora Ephron on Tuesday at age 71:

— "So sad to hear that the brilliant Nora Ephron passed away. Her films already are legendary and her talent will be missed. RIP" — Actress Marlee Matlin

— "Heartbroken about Nora Ephron. CRAZY SALAD one of first books I read as young woman that made me think I could be a writer, too." — Best-selling author Jennifer Weiner, whose books include "Good in Bed" and "In Her Shoes."

— "Nora Ephron always loved a good New York story, and she could tell them like no one else. NYC will miss her very much" — New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

— "R.I.P Nora Ephron. A witty, charming, lovely person." — Actor, writer, director Albert Brooks.

— "I am so sad about Nora Ephron's passing!!! oh what this wonderful woman contributed with her body of work..." — Actress Tracee Ellis Ross.

— "My thoughts and prayers go out to the family of Nora Ephron at the news of her passing. Especially to her husband and my friend Nick." — Actor Joe Mantegna.

— "The world has lost a great great woman-- Nora Ephron died tonight and to say she will be missed is putting it mildly." — TV personality-author Suze Orman.

— "When Harry Met Sally is one of my go-to rainy day movies. Thanks to Nora Ephron for making so many people happy. She will be missed." — Actress Mary Elizabeth Winstead.

— "My heart aches. Nora Ephron. What a tremendous loss. RIP." — Actress Kerry Washington.

— "RIP Nora Ephron brilliant gracious and FUNNY" — Filmmaker Ron Howard.

— "You can settle for reality, or you can go off, like a fool, and dream another dream." €. Nora Ephron Oh Jeez... you will be missed..RIP XO" — Actress Kirstie Alley.

— "I just heard about Nora Ephron. I'm so sad. A great & prolific writer, a warm & kind soul. Gone just like that." — Comedian-actress Sarah Siverman.

— "RIP Nora Ephron. You will be missed." TV host Kelly Ripa.

— "Auditioned for Nora Ephron 20 yrs ago. Didn't get the part but she sent me a thank you note. I'll always remember that and you, Nora." Actor-comedian Kevin Nealon.

— "'I try to write parts for women that are as complicated and interesting as women actually are.' --Nora Ephron" — writer, director, "Grey's Anatomy" creator Shonda Rhimes.

— "RIP Nora Ephron. Insightful, humorous and human writer/director who always knew who she was and expected the same of others." — Actor Lou Diamond Phillips.

— "Very sad about Nora Ephron passing away. She wrote some of my very favorite films and was a huge inspiration. (hash)RIPNORA" Actress Felicia Day.

— "Rest in peace, Nora Ephron--and thank you for creating the girl-culture club so many of us wanted to join." — Glamour magazine editor Cindi Leive.

— "So sad to hear bout Nora Ephron. We did a movie called 'Mixed Nuts' when I was 20. She was funny intelligent and loving. One of a kind." — Actress-musician Juliette Lewis.

— "Nora Ephron was devastatingly funny, extremely witty, and was ALWAYS one of the kindest people I have ever met." — Actor Colin Hanks, son of Tom Hanks.

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