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Penny Marshall

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Previous star: Chevy Chase

Biography

Marshall with Ed Begley, Jr. at the 1988 Emmy Awards.

Source: Wikipedia

Carole Penny Marshall (born October 15, 1943) is an American actress, director, and producer. After playing several small roles for television, she was cast as Laverne DeFazio on the sitcom Laverne & Shirley, which ran from 1976 until 1983, during which Marshall was nominated for a Golden Globe award for her performance three times.

Fact file

  • Born: Carole Penny Marshall October 15, 1943 (age 71) New York City, New York, U.S.
  • Occupation: Actress, director, producer
  • Years active: 1968–present
  • Spouse(s): Michael Henry (1961–1963; divorced) Rob Reiner (1971–1981; divorced)
  • Children: Tracy Reiner

Read more about Penny Marshall at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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The Moviegoer, July 15-21
LA Times Entertainme, 2018-07-13 13:00:00
TCM Big Screen Classics Tom Hanks’ winning performance in Big as a wide-eyed kid in the body of a grown man and director Penny Marshall’s deft handling of the material elevated this 1988 coming-of-age-overnight fantasy into a comedy classic. Fathom Events, selected Cinemark, AMC, Regal, and Laemmle...

The Moviegoer, June 17-23
LA Times Entertainme, 2018-06-15 13:00:00
Family Flicks Director Penny Marshall’s 1992 comedy-drama, A League of Their Own, about the World War II-era All-American Girls Professional Baseball League, stars Geena Davis and Lori Petty as highly competitive sisters. Despite the famous admonishment about crying and baseball from manager Jimmy...

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Variety, 2018-03-31 00:30:16
Amazon is developing a series based on the film “A League of Their Own.” Hailing from writers Will Graham (“Mozart in the Jungle”) and Abbi Jacobson (“Broad City”), the half-hour comedy is said to be not a close adaptation of the Penny Marshall movie starring Tom Hanks and Geena Davis, ...

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