Bite-sized blog post: Penny Marshall

Penny Marshall

Penny Marshall began her career as an actress who became famous for her role as Laverne on Laverne & Shirley. She directed a couple of episodes of the long-running sitcom and then went on to direct the feature film Big (1988), the first film directed by a woman to gross over $100 million.

Her film Awakenings (1990) was nominated for Best Picture by the Academy, however she was not nominated for Best Director for the film.

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Read more about her:

Find her on Facebook
New Yorker
Penny Marshall Back To Baseball With Biopic Of First Female Hall Of Famer
Vanity Fair

FILMOGRAPHY (from imdb):

United States of Tara (TV Series) (2 episodes)
Wheels (2011)
Explosive Diorama (2010)
 2010Women Without Men (TV Movie)
 2009According to Jim (TV Series) (2 episodes)
Physical Therapy (2009)
The Yoga Bear (2009)
 2001Riding in Cars with Boys
 1996The Preacher’s Wife
 1994Renaissance Man
 1993A League of Their Own (TV Series) (1 episode)
Dottie’s Back (1993)
 1992A League of Their Own
 1986Jumpin’ Jack Flash
 1979-1981Laverne & Shirley (TV Series) (4 episodes)
But Seriously, Folks (1981)
The Dating Game (1980)
The Duke of Squigman (1980)
Squiggy in Love (1979)
 1979Working Stiffs (TV Series) (1 episode)
The Preview Presentation (1979)

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