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