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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, 1942 In The Bronx, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Feminist and the Fuzz 1971-01-26
Latest Project:
Movie Mother's Day 2016-04-28
Known For
Poster of Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World
Poster of Bones
Poster of The Ellen DeGeneres Show
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
Movie Last Supper Herself - Famous Director 2014-01-01
Movie The Tour - The Legend of the Race The Master's Wife (uncredited) 2013-06-23
Movie The Sitter Bolo Executive 2011-12-09
Movie Kaalaippani The Master's Wife (uncredited) 2008-05-30
Movie Mystery Woman: In the Shadows Liberation Lady 2007-01-13
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 Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World Penny Marshall 2005-12-15
Series Bones Unknown 2005-09-13
Series Entourage Unknown 2004-07-18
Series I'm with Her Unknown 2003-09-23
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Movie To Love Again Liberation Lady 1983-06-30
Series Laverne & Shirley Laverne DeFazio 1976-01-27
Movie The Feminist and the Fuzz Liberation Lady 1971-01-26