• Actress & Director Penny Marshall Passes Away At 75

    28 days ago - By Screen Rant

    Penny Marshall, the actress-turned-director-turned-producer, has passed away due to complications from diabetes. In her 75 years, she inspired laughter and tears through her own iconic performances and the many classic films she directed and produced. Marshall started her acting career with a recurring guest role on The Odd Couple , directed by her brother, Garry Marshall. But her big break came when her brother needed a character named Laverne DeFazio for another of his hits, Happy Days. She, along with co-star Cindy Williams, reprised their roles in the incredibly successful spin-off...
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  • ‘Happy Days' Cast Remembers Penny Marshall: “Her Talent And Inspiration Is Evergreen”

    ‘Happy Days' Cast Remembers Penny Marshall: “Her Talent And Inspiration Is Evergreen”

    28 days ago - By Deadline

    In statements given to Deadline, Happy Days stars remembered Penny Marshall , who died on Monday. She starred in the sitcom's spinoff Laverne & Shirley .
    “Penny was as courageous as she was talented, and broke down the wall for women directors. Penny will be missed, but her talent and inspiration is evergreen,” said Anson Williams , who played Potsie on the iconic television show.
    Marion Ross , who played matriarch Mrs. Cunningham said, “Our dear sweet Penny has gone up to...
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  • Penny Marshall Defined: Here's Merriam-Webster's Tribute to the ‘Laverne & Shirley' Star

    28 days ago - By The Wrap

    Hollywood had a lot of words upon learning of the passing of Penny Marshall, the “Laverne & Shirley” star who died late Monday at age 75. But Merriam-Webster dictionary had just two: “schlemiel” and “schlimazel.”
    The words are chanted by both Marshall's character, Laverne, and Cindy Williams as Shirley in the opening credits and theme song to their hit sitcom, and if you ever wondered what the expressions mean, Merriam-Webster paid tribute to Marshall's life in a very helpful tweet .
    “Schlemiel” means “an unlucky bungler,” while “schlimazel” refers to a “consistently unlucky person.”...
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  • Penny Marshall, Iconic Director and Star of Laverne and Shirley

    Penny Marshall, Iconic Director and Star of Laverne and Shirley

    28 days ago - By Movie Web

    Penny Marshall, Iconic Director and Star of Laverne and Shirley, Dies at 75 Director and actress Penny Marshall passed away at the age of 75 due to complications from diabetes.
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  • Penny Marshall, Director of ‘Big' and Star of ‘Laverne and Shirley,' Dead at 75

    Penny Marshall, Director of ‘Big' and Star of ‘Laverne and Shirley,' Dead at 75

    28 days ago - By Slash Film

    Penny Marshall , the star of the iconic 1970s and 1980s sitcom Laverne and Shirley and the director of beloved classic films like Big and A League of Their Own , has died at the age of 75. She leaves behind her a long and lasting legacy as one of the faces of '70s television and as one of the most successful female directors in Hollywood history.
    The LA Times confirmed with a spokeswoman for Marshall's family that Marshall died peacefully at her Hollywood Hills home due to complications from diabetes on Monday night. Marshall is survived by her sister Ronny, daughter Tracy Reiner and three...
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  • Penny Marshall, TV Sitcom Star and Hollywood Director, Dies at 76

    28 days ago - By NY Times

    Ms. Marshall made a mark in “Laverne & Shirley” and went on to direct “Big,” “Awakenings” and “A League of Her Own.”
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  • Penny Marshall Remembered by Rosie O'Donnell, Albert Brooks and More: ‘So Talented and Funny'

    28 days ago - By The Wrap

    Penny Marshall, who died on Monday night at the age of 75, is being remembered by her peers, co-stars and those she inspired as a hilarious and poignant icon in Hollywood.
    Marshall was remembered on Twitter on Tuesday for her work directing “Big” and “A League of Their Own,” along with her long-running role as Laverne DeFazio on “Laverne & Shirley.”
    “R.I.P. Penny Marshall,” comedian Albert Brooks tweeted. “So talented and funny. A big loss.”
    Also Read: Penny Marshall, Director and 'Laverne & Shirley' Star, Dies at 75
    “I was invited by Penny Marshall to her house one afternoon to talk about...
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  • A League Of Their Own Director Penny Marshall Is Dead At 75

    A League Of Their Own Director Penny Marshall Is Dead At 75

    28 days ago - By Cinéma Blend

    Penny Marshall was a good actress, a great director and one of a kind personality. She took chances. She fought for what she believed in, and she did it all with a great sense of humor.
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  • Filmmaker & Comedian Penny Marshall Dead at 75

    Filmmaker & Comedian Penny Marshall Dead at 75

    28 days ago - By Coming Soon

    Filmmaker & comedian Penny Marshall dead at 75
    TMZ is reporting that actress, comedian, and director Penny Marshall passed away Monday night at her Hollywood Hills home at the age of 75. The cause of death appears to be complications from diabetes.
    Penny's family said: “Our family is heartbroken over the passing of Penny Marshall. Penny was a tomboy who loved sports, doing puzzles of any kind, drinking milk and Pepsi together and being with her family.”
    Marshall was born Carole Penny Marshall in the Bronx, New York, on October 15, 1943. She was a three-time Golden Globe Award nominee for...
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  • Rosie O'Donnell & More Stars Mourn The Passing of Icon Penny Marshall

    28 days ago - By Hollywood Life

    Celebs are flooding social media to pay tribute to Penny Marshall, after the 75-year-old actress died of complications due to diabetes. See their heartfelt tweets.
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  • Penny Marshall: Remember The ‘Laverne & Shirley' Star's Life In Pictures

    28 days ago - By Hollywood Life

    Although we are sad to hear of Penny Marshall's passing, we will never forget the sitcom star. She leaves behind an amazing legacy - and we've got the photos to prove it!
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  • Penny Marshall, Actress and Oscar-Nominated Director, Dies at 75

    Penny Marshall, Actress and Oscar-Nominated Director, Dies at 75

    28 days ago - By Decider

    Marshall starred in Laverne & Shirley for seven years and went on to direct hits like Big and A League of Their Own.
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  • Penny Marshall, Director and ‘Laverne & Shirley' Star, Dies at 75

    28 days ago - By The Wrap

    Penny Marshall, the actress known for “Laverne & Shirley” and the director of Tom Hanks in “Big” and “A League of Their Own,” has died, according to the New York Daily News. She was 75.
    Marshall died on Monday in her home in the Hollywood Hills from complications with diabetes.
    Marshall, born Carole Penny Marshall, was a three time Golden Globe nominee for her work on “Laverne & Shirley,” playing Laverne DeFazio for eight years on the show co-created by her brother, the late Garry Marshall. Upon directed Hanks in “Big,” Marshall made history by becoming the first woman to direct a movie...
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  • Penny Marshall Dies: ‘Laverne & Shirley' Star And ‘Big', ‘League Of Their Own' Helmer Was 75

    28 days ago - By Deadline

    Penny Marshall , who went from starring on the smash Happy Days spinoff Laverne & Shirley to helming such features including Big and A League of Their Own , died Monday night at her home in the Hollywood Hills, the Los Angeles Times Reports. She was 75.
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  • Penny Marshall Dead: ‘Laverne & Shirley' Star, 75, Dies After Complications From Diabetes

    28 days ago - By Hollywood Life

    Beloved sitcom star, Penny Marshall, has sadly died at the age of 75. She suffered complications from her diabetes and passed on Dec. 17.
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