15 great stories from Hollywood legends
From the book Conversations at the American Film Institute with the Great Moviemakers, Hollywood luminaries share some fascinating stories.
3. Nora Ephron
Ephron says she based the character of Harry Burns in the screenplay for "When Harry Met Sally..." on the movie's director, Rob Reiner. "Rob is a comic character," Ephron said. "He is the all-time gloom-and-doom guy, but he's funny... He was just this delicious character, and of course I knew if I modeled the character on him there would be a good chance he would make the movie."