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Garry Marshall

Source: northwestern.edu

Garry Kent Marshall (born November 13, 1934) is an American actor, director, writer and producer. His credits include creating Happy Days and directing Nothing In Common, Pretty Woman, Runaway Bride, and The Princess Diaries. Marshall was born in the New York City borough of the Bronx, the son of Marjorie Irene (née Ward), a tap dance teacher who ran a tap dance school, and Anthony Wallace Marshall, a director of industrial films and later a producer. He is the brother of actress/director Penny Marshall and Ronny Marshall Hallin, a TV producer.

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  • Born: Garry Kent Marshall November 13, 1934 (age 80) The Bronx, New York, U.S.
  • Alma mater: Northwestern University
  • Occupation: Actor, director, writer, producer
  • Years active: 1959–present
  • Spouse(s): Barbara Marshall
  • Children: 3
  • Relatives: Penny Marshall (sister)

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

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'Pretty Woman: The Musical': Theater Review
Billboard, 2018-08-17 14:27:13
End-of-the-'80s nostalgia rules at the Nederlander Theatre, where the cut-and-paste musical version of Garry Marshall's 1990 romantic comedy...

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Variety, 2018-08-17 01:00:59
When the 1990 movie comedy “Pretty Woman” catapulted Julia Roberts to stardom, it was widely reported that Disney and late director Garry Marshall had tweaked J.F. Lawton’s downbeat prostitute/john tale “Three Thousand” into a sumptuous rom-com, to the profit of all concerned. Its newest incarnation sanitizes the tale completely. With ...

Julia Roberts turns out to honor Garry Marshall
USA Today Movies, 2018-08-03 10:45:43
Julia Roberts attended a special tribute performance of "Pretty Woman: The Musical" on Broadway in honor of the film's late director, Garry Marshall. (Aug. 3)         

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