“Laverne & Shirley’s” Penny Marshall Dies at 75

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Another Hollywood favorite has passed. Actress Penny Marshall died at the age of 75 in her Hollywood Hills home on December 17. According to E! News, she died from complications of diabetes.

“Our family is heartbroken over the passing of Penny Marshall,” a spokesperson for the family said. Penny Marshall was most well-known for her role as Laverne in “Laverne and Shirley,” which premiered on ABC for eight seasons from 1976 to 1983.

Marshall also served as the director on films including “A League of Their Own,” “Renaissance Man,” “The Preacher’s Wife,” and “Riding in Cars With Boys.”

Many fans and friends have taken to social media to remember the late star.

 

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