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Penny Marshall

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Penny Marshall (born October 15, 1942) is an American actress, producer and director. After playing several small roles for television, she was cast as Laverne DeFazio in the sitcom Laverne and Shirley. A ratings success, the show ran from 1976 until 1983, and Marshall received three Golden Globe award nominations for her performance. She progressed to directing films such as Big (1988), the first film directed by a woman to gross in excess of $100 million at the U.S. box office, Awakenings (1990), which was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Picture, and A League of Their Own (1992). In more recent years, she has produced Cinderella Man (2005) and Bewitched (2005), as well as episodes of According to Jim (2009). She most recently directed an episode of the Showtime original series United States of Tara. Description above from the Wikipedia article Penny Marshall, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Oct 15, 1943 In The Bronx, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Murder Police
Latest Project:
Movie Mother's Day 2016-04-28
Known For
Poster of Alice Upside Down
Poster of Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World
Poster of The Jersey
Poster of The Couple Takes a Wife
Series Murder Police Sylvia Goldenberg 2020
Movie Mother's Day Opening Mom Narrator (voice) 2016-04-28
Movie Scooby-Doo! and Kiss: Rock and Roll Mystery The Elder 2015-07-10
Movie Staten Island Summer Dolores 2015-06-30
Series On the Lot Unknown 2007-05-22
Movie Alice Upside Down Mrs. Plotkin 2007-10-06
Movie Blonde Ambition Bolo Executive 2007-12-21
Movie Millions Unknown 2005-04-08
Series Bones Unknown 2005-09-13
Movie Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World Penny Marshall 2005-12-15
Series Entourage Unknown 2004-07-18
Movie Stones Unknown 2004-12-09
Series The Tony Danza Show Unknown 2004-09-13
Series I'm with Her Unknown 2003-09-23
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Series The Jersey The Master's Wife (uncredited) 1999-01-30
Movie Gods and Monsters Laverne De Fazio 1998-01-21
Series Nash Bridges Unknown 1996-03-29
Series Frasier Unknown 1993-09-16
Movie The Hard Way Angie 1991-03-08
Series The Simpsons Unknown 1989-12-17
Movie She's Having a Baby Herself (uncredited) 1988-02-05
Movie The Parallel Corpses Unknown 1982-03-05
Series Laverne & Shirley in the Army Laverne DeFazio 1981-10-10
Movie Teddy Bear Laverne DeFazio 1981-05-04
Series The Captain and Tennille Unknown 1976-09-20
Movie Let's Switch! Alice Wright 1975-01-08
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Series Happy Days Unknown 1974-01-15
Series Chico and the Man Unknown 1974-09-13
Series Paul Sand in Friends and Lovers Janice Dreyfuss 1974-09-14
Movie The Couple Takes a Wife Paula 1972-12-06
Series The Bob Newhart Show Unknown 1972-09-16
Movie The Feminist and the Fuzz Liberation Lady 1971-01-26
Series The Odd Couple Unknown 1970-09-24
Movie The Savage Seven Tina 1968-05-01
Series That Girl Unknown 1966-09-08
Movie The Lovers Unknown 1958-09-04