Penny Marshall, Dead at 75

Penny MarshallPenny Marshall was 75. She was the actress best known for playing Laverne in "Laverne & Shirley". She also directed several films, including "Big" and "A League of their Own".


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Brian Gerstein (RaptorsDevotee)

Huge loss, being a product of the 70's I have followed her entire career, and she was such a talent, a fantastic physical comedienne and actress, but an even better dieector, you can tell she always put so much character development into her movies that make them so beloved. RIP

December 18, 2018 @ 2:45 PM

Dr. Seymour Light

“One, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight! Schlemiel! Schlimazel! Hasenpfeffer Incorporated!”

December 18, 2018 @ 2:59 PM

Rick C in Oakville

As with Brian, Laverne and Shirley, Happy Days etc. were a great part of growing up in the 70's.

December 18, 2018 @ 7:34 PM


Going to have some Milk and Pepsi in her honour!

December 19, 2018 @ 8:37 AM


"Awakenings" is an incredible movie and she definitely had a great three-in-a-row run with "Big" and "A League of Their Own" as the other two entries in that fantastic cinematic trifecta. The three films
that followed were quite minor in comparison, and it is unfortunate that the film industry seemed
to write her off by the late nineties. Plenty of male directors had more than three box office misfires
in a row and their access to better material didn't dry up. She was a true talent both in front of and behind the camera. Gonna go listen to that catchy Cyndi Greco track now (look it up!!). R.I.P.

December 19, 2018 @ 10:01 AM

Army 42

"There's no crying in baseball."

December 20, 2018 @ 8:50 PM

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