BREAKING: ‘Laverne & Shirley’ star Penny Marshall dies
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Penny Marshall, the amazing actress, comedian and director has died … TMZ has learned.
Marshall died Monday night at her Hollywood Hills home. We’ve learned the cause of death was complications from diabetes.
The article goes on to state the following:
Penny became famous from her sitcom, “Laverne & Shirley,” which became a monster hit in 1976. Her character’s moniker — the “L” for Laverne on her sweater — became one of the most famous logos in television.
Penny’s accomplishments were only beginning. She directed Tom Hanks in “Big” in 1988. She was the first woman in history to direct a film that grossed more than $100 million.
Penny Marshall has died at 75. pic.twitter.com/dVS1DZBviW
— Yashar Ali 🐘 (@yashar) December 18, 2018
Penny Marshall was a trailblazer in every way, and rarely got the credit. She was the first female director to helm a $100 million-grossing movie. She changed the way we see in nutty women in comedy. She gave us BIG! A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN! PREACHER’S WIFE!https://t.co/O3pGZu6Fac
— Kevin Fallon (@kpfallon) December 18, 2018
— TMZ (@TMZ) December 18, 2018
— Page Six (@PageSix) December 18, 2018
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