Penny Marshall, director of American TV series ‘Laverne & Shirley, and director of hit films ‘Big’ and ”A League of Their Own’ Best Scene’, passed away at the age of 75. Her publicist gave this information. According to the BBC, her publisher said that Marshal died on Monday in the house located in her Hollywood Hills. They were victims of diabetes complications
According to IANS, the success of the film ‘Big’ made Marshall the first female director whose film earned more than $ 100 million at the US box office. She became the first female director whose two films earned more than $ 100 million and was the other female director who was nominated for Best Picture Oscar for her movie.
She was awarded the Star in the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2004. After the TV series ‘Laverne & Shirley’, he directed and directed his film ‘Big’, starring Manoj Azamaya and Tom Hanks, in the direction of production. Her first film was ‘Jumpin Jack Flash’ (1986). She directed Robert De Niro and Robin Williams in the film ‘Awakening’, which was nominated for three Academy Awards, including Best Picture.
Many Hollywood stars mourn over Penney Marshal’s demise.
Yesterday I held a Golden Gloves award from the 1930’s, given to me by Penny Marshall.— Russell Crowe (@russellcrowe) 18 December 2018
Hadn’t seen it in years.
Then today’s news…
Penny told me the story of Jim Braddock, which became the movie Cinderella Man. She was kind, she was crazy,so talented and she loved movies. RIP
Penny Marshall was a sweet woman. I was very fortunate to spend time with her. So many laughs. She had a heart of gold. Tough as nails. She could play round ball with the best of them. Always All love, D— Danny DeVito (@DannyDeVito) 18 December 2018
Mourning the loss of a funny, poignant, and original American voice. Penny Marshall was a pioneer in television and the big screen who understood humor comes in many forms and some of life’s deeper truths require a laugh. She will be missed. May she RIP.— Dan Rather (@DanRather) 18 December 2018
Melissa Silverstein, the founder of Advocacy Group ‘Women and Hollywood‘ told the BBC, “She made professional films at a time when women did not do studio films and that’s why she became the leader of the world of studio films.”