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Penny Marshall Dead - Actress & Director Dies at 75

Penny Marshall Dead - Actress & Director Dies at 75

Penny Marshall has sadly died at the age of 75.

The actress, comedian and director died on Monday night (December 17) at her home in Hollywood, TMZ reports.

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The cause of death was reportedly from complications due to diabetes.

Penny was known for her many roles in Hollywood, from starring in Laverne & Shirley to directing Tom Hanks in Big, Robin Williams in Awakenings and Madonna, Geena Davis and Rosie O’Donnell in A League of Their Own among many others.

She made history as the first woman to direct a film that grossed more than $100 million.

Our thoughts are with Penny‘s loved ones at this difficult time.

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  • Robert

    One of my favorite celebs ever.

    RIP Penny

  • Sweet Cheeks

    I still love watching ‘A League of Their Own, brilliant casting. RIP Penny 🌹

  • yeaaaayado

    rest in peace Penny. you gave us so many laughs and gifts. what a treasure. you will be missed tremendously.

  • Beau

    Thanks for all the laughs Penny. RIP.

  • George Vreeland Hill

    Penny Marshall was a gifted actress who could make us laugh and cry and sometimes at the same time.
    We love her.
    She will be even more appreciated in the years to come.

    George Vreeland Hill

  • Kee FRIEND Leichtle

    This truly breaks my heart. I loved her in Laverne and Shirley. I’ve been hoping for a reboot someday. Sad to see that won’t happen. I don’t know if I’ll ever be able to watch the show the same way again. RIP Penny. I hope you and your brother Garry are able to be reunited. Thank you to both you and Garry for making such amazing movies and shows.