Ruth Prawer Jhabvala

 

 

Age: 85

 

Summary: British American Oscar-winning screenwriter and award-winning journalist who was a longtime member of Merchant Ivory Productions, writing 22 films over 40 years and won two Oscars for her adaptations of the E.M. Forster novels Howards End and A Room with a View, but who was also nominated for adapting The Remains of the Day (1993).

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications from a pulmonary disorder

 

Born: May 7, 1927

 

Died: April 3, 2013

 

Location: New York City, New York