Her role as Laverne DeFazio catapulted her to fame.
She went on to direct beloved films like "A League of Their Own" and "The Preacher"s Wife."
Marshall was the first woman to direct a movie that grossed more than $100 million with 1988"s "Big."
Penny Marshall crammed a lot of creativity into a relatively concentrated period, from her iconic sitcom work to her transition into directing, producing an iconic TV show and a memorable string of movies.
Penny Marshall, most famous as the Pepsi- and milk-swigging half of "Laverne & Shirley," reveals in her new memoir, "My Mother Was Nuts," that her life off-camera has been just as crazy as anything that viewers saw on the screen.
In the run-up to Tuesday"s sentencing of Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump and his allies seemed to be convinced that the former national security adviser would stand up in court and renounce the plea deal he had agreed to more than a year ago in which he admitted to lying to the FBI about his contacts with Russian officials during the presiden...Read More
The Donald J. Trump Foundation has agreed to dissolve under judicial supervision amid an ongoing lawsuit concerning its finances, according to a document filed Tuesday in Manhattan Supreme Court by the New York state Attorney General"s office.