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Penny Marshall is a Actor, Director and Producer American born on 15 october 1942 at New York City (USA)

Penny Marshall

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Birth name Carole Penelope Penny Masciarelli
Nationality USA
Birth 15 october 1942 (76 years) at New York City (USA)

Carole Penny Marshall (born October 15, 1943) is an American actress, director, and producer. After playing several small roles for television, she was cast as Laverne DeFazio on the sitcom Laverne & Shirley, which ran from 1976 until 1983, during which Marshall was nominated for a Golden Globe award for her performance three times.

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). She produced Cinderella Man (2005) and Bewitched (2005), as well as episodes of According to Jim (2009). She recently directed two episodes of the Showtime series United States of Tara.

Biography

While attending the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, Marshall met Michael Henry, a football player. She left college to marry him in 1961; they had a daughter, Tracy.
Marshall worked as a secretary and later as a tap dance teacher. The marriage lasted 3 years. On April 10, 1971, Marshall married actor/director Rob Reiner, who adopted her daughter and gave her his last name. Her marriage to Reiner lasted until 1981. In 2010, it was reported that Marshall had been diagnosed with lung cancer that had metastasized to her brain, but she revealed in 2012 that she was in remission.

Marshall has five grandchildren through her daughter, Tracy Reiner.

Best films

Big (1988)
(Director)
A League of Their Own (1992)
(Director)
Bewitched (2005)
(Producer)
Cinderella Man (2005)
(Producer)
Awakenings (1990)
(Director)

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Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Penny Marshall (35 films)

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Actress

Mother's Day
Directed by Garry Marshall
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romance
Themes Films about families
Actors Jennifer Aniston, Julia Roberts, Kate Hudson, Jason Sudeikis, Timothy Olyphant, Britt Robertson
Roles Opening Mom Narrator (voice)
Rating56% 2.8037152.8037152.8037152.8037152.803715
Le quotidien de plusieurs mères de familles à l'approche de la fête des Mères.
Scooby-Doo! and Kiss: Rock and Roll Mystery, 1h10
Origin USA
Genres Fantastic, Comedy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Films about dogs, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Matthew Lillard, Frank Welker, Grey DeLisle, Jason Mewes, Mindy Cohn, Gene Simmons
Roles The Elder
Rating65% 3.2532853.2532853.2532853.2532853.253285
Fred, Daphne, Velma, Shaggy and Scooby-Doo are traveling to an amusement park called Kiss World to see Kiss at their big Halloween concert and solve a mystery, mostly because Daphne has a crush on Paul Stanley (Starchild), much to Fred's jealousy.
Staten Island Summer, 1h47
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Graham Phillips, Zack Pearlman, John DeLuca, Will Forte, Kate Walsh, Fred Armisen
Roles Dolores
Rating56% 2.8030352.8030352.8030352.8030352.803035
Pals Danny et Frank passent l'été après l'école secondaire à travailler comme des sauveteurs, tout en résolvant leur avenir.
Going to America
Origin USA
Actors Eddie Griffin, Josh Meyers, Penny Marshall, Dave Vescio, Najarra Townsend, Mindy Robinson
Roles Herself - Famous Director
Rating57% 2.8773352.8773352.8773352.8773352.877335
Going to America is about two romantic and ambitious lunatics, Fumnanya (Eddie Griffin) and Andy (Josh Meyers) who escape a mental institution with a video camera and set out to make a movie about their romantic quest to find a princess and be rewarded with a magical kiss. The duo encounters various obstacles, not the least of which is that their 'princess' turns out to be a burned-out prostitute (Najarra Townsend) who wants to commit suicide. She enlists Fumnanya and Andy to help her, only to have her suicide plans turn out to be a disaster and her pimp Rocco (Dave Vescio) emerge as a menacing threat. But along the way, the trio ends up becoming overnight sensations on YouTube, as followers speculate whether the whole thing is a clever hoax or a moving if unorthodox attempt at redemption.
New Year's Eve, 1h57
Directed by Garry Marshall
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes L'action se déroule en une journée, Nouvel an
Actors Halle Berry, Jessica Biel, Jon Bon Jovi, Abigail Breslin, Jeff Bridges, Robert De Niro
Roles herself
Rating57% 2.8508152.8508152.8508152.8508152.850815
On New Year's Eve, Vice-President of the Times Square Alliance Claire Morgan (Hilary Swank) is making the final arrangements for the ball drop with the help of her friend Police Officer Brendan (Chris "Ludacris" Bridges). Meanwhile, after being nearly run over by a car and denied a vacation, Ahern Records secretary Ingrid Withers (Michelle Pfeiffer) quits her job and offers the deliveryman Paul Doyle (Zac Efron) tickets for the Ahern Records Masquerade Ball if Paul helps her complete a series of New Year's resolutions before midnight, which he accepts.
Alice Upside Down, 1h31
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romance
Themes Children's films
Actors Alyson Stoner, Lucas Grabeel, Bridgit Mendler, Luke Perry, Penny Marshall, Parker McKenna Posey
Roles Mrs. Plotkin
Rating56% 2.805062.805062.805062.805062.80506
Alice McKinley (Alyson Stoner) is an 11-year-old girl who is facing many challenges. Her mother, Marie, died when she was very young, so she never really got to know her. She lives with her brother Lester (Lucas Grabeel) and her father, Ben (Luke Perry). The family moves to a new house, and soon meet their new neighbors, a girl Alice's age named Elizabeth (Parker McKenna Posey) and her mother.
Blonde Ambition, 1h33
Directed by Scott Marshall
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Jessica Simpson, Luke Wilson, Drew Fuller, Paul Vogt, Willie Nelson, Andrew Roane Dick
Roles Bolo Executive
Rating39% 1.9553351.9553351.9553351.9553351.955335
When Katie Gregerstitch visits her boyfriend Billy in New York, she finds him in bed with another woman. Thus, Billy breaks up with Katie, who then leaves to stay with her close friend Haley. She convinces Katie to start an independent life of her own, instead of sitting around doing nothing. One day, when Haley has to go to an audition, Katie takes over her job as a messenger and eventually has to deliver a shipment to a large building construction company.
Everybody Wants to Be Italian, 1h45
Directed by Jason Todd Ipson
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Cerina Vincent, John Kapelos, John Enos III, Marisa Petroro, Richard Libertini, Dan Cortese
Rating58% 2.9498852.9498852.9498852.9498852.949885
Jake Bianski is the owner of a fish market in the North End of Boston, Massachusetts. For the past eight years he actively has pursued his former girlfriend Isabella, despite the fact she is married and has three children.
Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World, 1h38
Directed by Albert Brooks
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Political films
Actors Penny Marshall, Albert Brooks, Sheetal Sheth, Emma Lockhart, Jon Tenney, Amy Ryan
Roles Penny Marshall
Rating54% 2.701932.701932.701932.701932.70193
Albert Brooks, a Jewish-American comedian, is asked by the United States government to travel to India and Pakistan to find out "what makes Muslims laugh." References are made to Brooks's earlier films, including Finding Nemo, Lost In America and Defending Your Life, along with his earlier stand-up comedy material.
Stateside
Stateside (2004)
, 1h36
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Musical, Romance
Themes Films about sexuality, Films about virginity
Actors Rachael Leigh Cook, Jonathan Tucker, Agnes Bruckner, Val Kilmer, Joe Mantegna, Carrie Fisher
Roles Lt. Chevetone
Rating59% 2.999912.999912.999912.999912.99991
Dorri Lawrence (Cook) is an actress and singer who resides in Hollywood, California. She is an undiagnosed schizophrenic, which causes problems in her career. After another concert goes wrong due to her untreated disease, she is finally sent to get help for her schizophrenia.
High Fidelity, 1h53
Directed by Stephen Frears
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Musical, Romance
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films
Actors John Cusack, Iben Hjejle, Jack Black, Todd Louiso, Tim Robbins, Joan Cusack
Rating74% 3.749063.749063.749063.749063.74906
The film centers on Rob Gordon (John Cusack), a self-confessed music lover with a poor understanding of women. After getting dumped by his latest girlfriend, Laura (Iben Hjejle), he decides to look up some of his old partners in an attempt to figure out where he keeps going wrong in his relationships.
Jackie's Back, 2h
Directed by Robert Townsend
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Documentary
Actors Jenifer Lewis, Tim Curry, Whoopi Goldberg, Tangie Ambrose, Loretta Devine, David Hyde Pierce
Rating66% 3.3452853.3452853.3452853.3452853.345285
Presented as a mockumentary, Jackie's Back chronicles the life and career of Jackie Washington (Jenifer Lewis), a 1960s/1970s R&B diva. After several years of toiling in obscurity, Washington decides to organize her own comeback concert with filmmaker Edward Whatsett St. John (Tim Curry) filming the event. The film also features numerous cameo appearances by celebrities.
Get Shorty
Get Shorty (1995)
, 1h45
Directed by Barry Sonnenfeld
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Mob film, Action, Crime
Themes Films about films, Mafia films, Gangster films
Actors John Travolta, Gene Hackman, Rene Russo, Danny DeVito, Dennis Farina, Dwayne Johnson
Roles herself
Rating68% 3.448713.448713.448713.448713.44871
Chili Palmer, a loan shark based in Miami, clashes with mobster, Ray "Bones" Barboni over a leather jacket borrowed from Palmer at a restaurant without permission by Mr. Barboni. They have two confrontations, the first of which leaves Barboni with a broken nose. Barboni then wants his boss Jimmy Capp to go after Palmer, but he refuses, as Palmer has done nothing wrong. Barboni took the jacket without permission, and Chili's car keys were in the jacket. Jimmy also tells Bones that Chili works for another mafioso named Momo and Capp has no power over him. But soon after Palmer's boss, Momo, dies of a heart attack, Chili finds himself working for Barboni, whose first order is for Palmer to collect a loan shark debt owed by dry cleaner Leo Devoe. Devoe was believed to have been killed in a commercial airliner crash, but in truth had actually gotten off the plane, and failed to re-board because he was getting drunk in the airport bar. After the plane crash, Devoe's wife identified his personal effects, and the airline quickly offers her an insurance check for $300,000. Faye carelessly gives Leo the insurance money, and he heads out of Miami. When Chili visits Leo's "widow" Faye, she reveals to Palmer that Leo is still alive, has left Miami, and is partying and winning money in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Hocus Pocus, 1h36
Directed by Kenny Ortega
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Horror comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Themes Films about magic and magicians, Witches in film, Comedy horror films, Children's films
Actors Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Najimy, Omri Katz, Thora Birch, Vinessa Shaw
Roles The Master's Wife (uncredited)
Rating67% 3.3999253.3999253.3999253.3999253.399925
On October 31, 1693, in Salem, Massachusetts, Thackery Binx discovers his younger sister Emily being spirited away to the cottage of the Sanderson sisters, a trio of witches. The sisters, Winifred, Sarah and Mary, cast a spell on Emily to absorb her youth and regain their own, killing Emily. Binx confronts them, but the witches transform him into an immortal black cat to live with his guilt. The townsfolk, led by Binx's father, capture and hang the witches, but Winifred's spellbook casts a curse that will resurrect the witches on All Hallows Eve when a virgin lights the Black Flame Candle. Binx remains guarding the cottage to ensure no one summons the witches.
The Hard Way, 1h51
Directed by John Badham
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Comedy thriller, Action, Adventure, Crime
Themes Films about television, Buddy films
Actors Michael J. Fox, James Woods, Stephen Lang, Mos Def, Annabella Sciorra, John Capodice
Roles Angie
Rating62% 3.1495153.1495153.1495153.1495153.149515
A serial killer/vigilante known as the "Party Crasher" (Stephen Lang) telephones the police, notifying them that he is about to murder another individual at a night club, daring them to stop him. Police converge on the night club, but the officers, including tough but cynical NYPD cop Lieutenant John Moss (James Woods), are unable to stop the gunshot killing of a local drug dealer. The Party Crasher flees in the ensuing chaos, and Moss is thrown off a car while trying to stop the killer. While Moss has his injuries tended to, he barks some obscene comments at media members and cameras.