Actors, writers react to Ephron's death on Twitter

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."

- "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 .

- "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.

- "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.

- "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.

- "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.

- "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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