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Penny Marshall

Actress, Director, Producer
15 October 1943 to 17 December 2018

An American actress, director and producer who found fame starring in the sitcom Laverne & Shirley (1976-1983), Marshall also cut her teeth directing on the show. She had a pair of huge critical and financial hits with Big (1988) and A League of Their Own (1993), and her other credits included Awakenings (1990) and The Preacher’s Wife (1996).

Read Penny Marshall's Guardian obituary here.