In this film publicity image released by Columbia Pictures, Meryl Streep portrays Julia Child in a scene from, "Julie & Julia," written and directed by Nora Ephron. Publisher Alfred A.

 

              In this film publicity image released by Columbia Pictures, Meryl Streep portrays Julia Child in a scene from, "Julie & Julia," written and directed by Nora Ephron. Publisher Alfred A.
In this film publicity image released by Columbia Pictures, Meryl Streep portrays Julia Child in a scene from, "Julie & Julia," written and directed by Nora Ephron. 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. The film, starring Streep, Amy Adams and Stanley Tucci was Ephron's last film. (AP Photo/Columbia Pictures/Sony, Jonathan Wenk)