Ephron

Ephron is a Jewish surname; notable people with this name include:

  • A family of American writers:
    • Henry Ephron (1911–1992), father
    • Phoebe Ephron (1914–1971), mother
    • Amy Ephron (born 1952), daughter
    • Delia Ephron (born 1944), daughter
    • Hallie Ephron (born 1948), daughter, sometimes writes as G. H. Ephron
    • Nora Ephron (1941–2012), daughter
  • Theron Ephron Catlin (1878–1960), American politician from Missouri

Other articles related to "ephron":

Chayei Sarah - Readings - First Reading — Genesis 23:1–16
... Abraham asked the Hittites to intercede for him with Ephron son of Zohar to sell Abraham the cave of Machpelah at full price ... Before the Hittites at the town gate, Ephron offered to give Abraham the field and the cave that was in it, but Abraham insisted on paying the price of the land ... Ephron named the value of the land at 400 shekels of silver and Abraham accepted Ephron's terms, gave him the silver, and purchased the land ...
Heartburn (film) - Critical Reception
... people who are only marginally interesting" and placed much of the blame on screenwriter Nora Ephron, who "should have based her story on somebody else's marriage ... and added, "While the day-to-day details are drawn with a striking clarity, Ephron's script never goes much beyond the mannerisms of middle-class life ... have settled ovet the fillips you'd enjoyed," noting that "hough Ephron is a gifted and a witty light essayist, her novel is no more than a variant of a princess fantasy Rachel, the wife, is ...
Lucky Numbers - Release - Critical Reception
... But Nora Ephron ... the San Francisco Chronicle observed, "As both a writer and a director, Ephron has specialized in sentiment mixed with wiseguy banter - a combination that sometimes works ... Ephron doesn't look as if she has her heart in the job either ...
Phoebe Ephron
... Phoebe Ephron (née Wolkind January 26, 1914 – October 13, 1971) was an American playwright and screenwriter, who often worked with Henry Ephron, her husband, whom she wed in ... Her four daughters – Nora Ephron, Delia Ephron, Hallie Ephron and Amy Ephron – all became writers, like their parents ...
Amy Ephron - Life and Career
... Ephron was born in Beverly Hills, CA to parents Phoebe and Henry Ephron, both East Coast born and raised screenwriters ... She is the sister of Nora Ephron and Delia Ephron and Hallie Ephron ... Amy Ephron is the author of six novels – her latest, the best seller One Sunday Morning, is out in paperback ...

Famous quotes containing the word ephron:

    ... there is no reason to confuse television news with journalism.
    —Nora Ephron (b. 1941)

    It struck me that the movies had spent more than half a century saying, “They lived happily ever after” and the following quarter-century warning that they’ll be lucky to make it through the weekend. Possibly now we are now entering a third era in which the movies will be sounding a note of cautious optimism: You know it just might work.
    —Nora Ephron (b. 1941)

    Consciousness-raising is at the very least supposed to bring about an intimacy, but what it seems instead to bring about are the trappings of intimacy, the illusion of intimacy, a semblance of intimacy.
    —Nora Ephron (b. 1941)