Penny Marshall, who has succeeded in Hollywood career, died from the star of the play sitcom to a huge film director, about 75 years old.
Marshall died Monday night of diabetes-related complications.
She began her career as an unforgettable actress in Laverne & Shirley, where Laverne DeFazio, who worked at the Milwaukee brewery, played alongside his friend and roommate Shirley (Cindy Williams).
But Marshall then moved on to directing successful films such as Big Big, the first female film to make more than $ 100 million in the United States in 1990 (Awakenings, the second female film to be nominated for Best Oscar). ) And 1992 at their own university.
"Benny was a Bronx girl who came out of the West, put L on her jacket and turned herself into Hollywood's success story," the Marshall family said in a statement.
Marshall first broke out in the early 1970s in The Odd Couple, in collaboration with her brother Gary, in the role of Oscar-Madison secretary Mirna Turner. He was later cast alongside Marshall in an episode of Happy Days (also created by Gary), and the duo's chemistry succeeded in success until they were woven into their own show which first appeared in 1976 and participated in the ABC channel for eight seasons.
Born in the Bronx, who has directed a few episodes of Laverne and Shirley, Marshall has written films like Jumpin 'Jack Flash, Big, A League of Own Own, and The Preacher's Wife.
Recently, she returned to the TV and directed episodes of a series like USA from Tara and according to Jim, and made a guest appearance in comedies such as "Portland" and "Re-Playing a Strange Couple".
Marshall has starred in a few memorable ads over the years, including the 1996 campaign for Camart along with Rosie O'Donnell, who was her friend during the filming of A League of Their Own.
She also appeared in the 2005 PSA Stroke for the American Stroke Association.