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Penny Marshall is a Actor, Director and Producer American born on 15 october 1943 at New York City (USA)

Penny Marshall

Penny Marshall
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Birth name Carole Penelope Penny Masciarelli
Nationality USA
Birth 15 october 1943 at New York City (USA)
Death 17 december 2018 (at 75 years)

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.


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)
A League of Their Own (1992)
Bewitched (2005)
Cinderella Man (2005)
Awakenings (1990)

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Filmography of Penny Marshall (35 films)

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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% 2.8038952.8038952.8038952.8038952.803895
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% 3.253363.253363.253363.253363.25336
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% 2.8020552.8020552.8020552.8020552.802055
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% 2.87732.87732.87732.87732.8773
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