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Penny Marshall

Director

Born - 15 October 1943, New York City, USA
Died - 17 December 2018

Fair-haired American director, the sister of director Garry Marshall (who died in 2016) and a big personality who began as an actress in How Sweet It Is! (1968),and had hits with her character Laverne in the comedy series Mork & Mindy, Happy Days and Laverne & Shirley. As director, she enjoyed several mainstream hits: Jumpin' Jack Flash (1986), Big (1988), Awakenings (1990), A League of Their Own (1992), Renaissance Man (1994), The Preacher's Wife (1996), Riding in Cars With Boys (2001) and the TV movie Women Without Men (2010), her last. Having returned to comedy cameos in her later years, she died from a heart attack brought on by cardio-vascular disease and diabetes complications. She was divorced from fellow director Rob Reiner, the second of her two husbands.