Penny Marshall, TV’s ‘Laverne,’ Dead at 75
Sad news from the entertainment world today. Beloved sitcom actress and comedic film director Penny Marshall is reported as having passed away Monday at the age of 75.
Marshall, the sister of the late legendary television producer/writer Garry Marshall, died from complications due to diabetes. The former star of the hit '70s "Happy Days" spin-off "Laverne & Shirley," had her own share of blockbuster films under her direction like "Big" and "A League Of Their Own."