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Alice Arlen

6 November 1940 to 29 January 2016

An American screenwriter best known for co-writing the Oscar-nominated Silkwood (1983) alongside Nora Ephron, Arlen's screenplay dramatised the real-life story of the suspicious circumstances surrounding the death of a nuclear plant whistleblower. Her other credits included Alamo Bay (1985), Cookie (1989) and Then She Found Me (2007).