Penny Marshall, director of Big, dead at 75

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Penny Marshall first gained fame and laughs playing the unrefined but lovable Laverne DeFazio in Laverne & Shirley, a sitcom that ran on the ABC network from 1976 to 1983. The trailblazing movie director has died at the age of 75.

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