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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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Born:
Oct 15, 1942 In The Bronx, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
39
First Appeared:
In the series That Girl 1966-09-08
Latest Project:
Series Murder Police 2017
Known For
Poster of Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World
Poster of Bones
Poster of Entourage
Poster of The Simpsons
Filmography

Murder Police (2018)

Series
as Sylvia Goldenberg

Mother's Day (2016)

Comedy Drama
Movie
as Opening Mom Narrator (voice)
5.7 236 votes

Staten Island Summer (2015)

Comedy
Movie
as Dolores
5.6 64 votes

Scooby-Doo! And Kiss: Rock and Roll Mystery (2015)

Family Animation
Movie
as The Elder
7.2 10 votes

On the Lot (2007)

Series
as Unknown
1.5 1 votes

Blonde Ambition (2007)

Comedy Romance
Movie
as Bolo Executive
3.8 20 votes

Alice Upside Down (2007)

Drama Family Romance
Movie
as Mrs. Plotkin
5.6 7 votes

Bones (2005)

Drama Comedy Crime
Series
as Unknown
6.5 230 votes

Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World (2005)

Comedy
Movie
as Penny Marshall
5.2 9 votes

Entourage (2004)

Comedy Drama
Series
as Unknown
7 97 votes

The Tony Danza Show (2004)

Talk
Series
as Unknown

I'm with Her (2003)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown
7 1 votes

The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown
5.5 18 votes

Nash Bridges (1996)

Drama Action & Adventure
Series
as Unknown
6.1 11 votes

Hocus Pocus (1993)

Comedy Family Fantasy
Movie
as The Master's Wife (uncredited)
6.3 365 votes

Frasier (1993)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown
7.7 120 votes

The Hard Way (1991)

Action Comedy Crime
Movie
as Angie
6 84 votes

The Simpsons (1989)

Animation Comedy Family
Series
as Unknown
7.2 705 votes

Challenge of a Lifetime (1985)

Movie
as Nora Schoonover

The Mork & Mindy / Laverne & Shirley / Fonz Hour (1982)

Animation
Series
as Laverne DeFazio

Laverne & Shirley in the Army (1981)

Animation
Series
as Laverne DeFazio

Bosom Buddies (1980)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown
6.8 9 votes

Sitcom: The Adventures of Garry Marshall (1979)

Documentary
Movie
as Herself/Laverne DeFazio

Laverne & Shirley (1976)

Comedy
Series
as Laverne De Fazio
6.7 11 votes

Good Heavens (1976)

Sci-Fi & Fantasy Comedy
Series
as Unknown

The Captain and Tennille (1976)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown

Let's Switch! (1975)

Comedy
Movie
as Alice Wright

Saturday Night Live (1975)

Comedy Music
Series
as Unknown
6.3 78 votes

Happy Days (1974)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown
7.2 35 votes

Chico and the Man (1974)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown
6 4 votes

Paul Sand in Friends and Lovers (1974)

Comedy
Series
as Janice Dreyfuss

The Bob Newhart Show (1972)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown
8 15 votes

The Couple Takes a Wife (1972)

Comedy
Movie
as Paula

The Feminist and the Fuzz (1971)

Comedy
Movie
as Liberation Lady

Getting Together (1971)

Series
as Unknown

The Odd Couple (1970)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown
6.9 17 votes

Then Came Bronson (1969)

Action & Adventure Drama
Series
as Unknown

The Savage Seven (1968)

Action Crime
Movie
as Tina
5.2 5 votes

That Girl (1966)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown
6.6 5 votes