Screenwriter who spawned a fleet of successful writers/daughters, including Nora Ephron. He also wrote screenplays like Three Is a Family (1944), Bride by Mistake (1944), and Belles on Their Toes.
He was raised by Jewish immigrants from Belarus.
He wrote 1961's There's No Business Like Show Business.
He had four daughters Nora, Delia, Hattie, and Amy Ephron with his first wife, Phoebe. They all became successful writers.
His daughter Nora wrote the film Sleepless in Seattle.