Penny Marshall

Penny Marshall
1943 - 2018
Penny Marshall  American Actress

Penny Marshall dating history


Penny Marshall was previously married to Rob Reiner (1971 - 1981) and Mike Henry (1963 - 1966).

Penny Marshall was in relationships with Dan Aykroyd (1982), Larry Breeding (1981 - 1982), Art Garfunkel (1980 - 1983) and Sam Kinison.


American Actress Penny Marshall was born Carole Penny Marshall on 15th October, 1943 in The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA and passed away on 17th Dec 2018 Los Angeles, California, USA aged 75. She is most remembered for her iconic starring role as Laverne DeFazio in the historic ABC-TV situation comedy television series Happy Days and its spinoff Laverne & Shirley. Her zodiac sign is Libra.

Penny Marshall was in 9 on-screen matchups, including Bo Kaprall in Laverne & Shirley (1976), Jeff Goldblum in Laverne & Shirley (1976), John Ritter in Love Thy Neighbor (1984), Paul Sylvan in Laverne & Shirley (1976) and Bert Convy in Love Thy Neighbor (1984).

Penny Marshall is a member of the following lists: American film actors, American film producers and American television actors.


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Relationship Statistics

Married2 12 years 8 years, 6 months -
Dating4 3 years, 6 months 1 year, 1 month 1 month, 29 days
Total6 12 years 3 years, 7 months 1 month, 29 days


First Name Penny
Maiden Name Marshall
Full Name at Birth Carole Penny Marshall
Alternative Name Penny Marshall
Birthday 15th October, 1943
Birthplace The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA
Died 17th December, 2018
Place of Death Los Angeles, California, USA
Cause of Death Complications From Diabetes
Buried Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills), Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Height 5' 6" (168 cm)
Weight 165lbs (75 kg)
Build Average
Eye Color Green
Hair Color Brown - Light
Zodiac Sign Libra
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School Walton High School (1960)
University University of New Mexico (dropped out after two years)
Occupation Text Actress, Director and Producer
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame her iconic starring role as Laverne DeFazio in the historic ABC-TV situation comedy television series Happy Days and its spinoff Laverne & Shirley
Year(s) Active 1968–present, 1968–2018
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling) Michael Mann Management
Brand Endorsement TV commercial for Safeguard soap, (1995) TV commercials for K-Mart (w/ Rosie O'Donnell)., TV Commercial for Merck and the American Heart Study, (2003) TV commercial: IBM Linux, Radio public service announcement for American Stroke Association (2004), 1970s: TV commercial for Head & Shoulders shampoo with Farrah Fawcett
Bust (inches) 45
Waist (inches) 31
Hips (inches) 41
Official Websites,
Father Anthony "Tony" Masciarelli, later Marshall (film producer)
Mother Marjorie Irene (née Ward) (tap dance teacher)
Brother Garry Marshall (producer), Ronny Hallin (tv producer)

Carole Penny Marshall (October 15, 1943 – December 17, 2018) was an American actress, director and producer. She is known for her role as Laverne DeFazio on the television sitcom Laverne & Shirley (1976–1983), receiving three nominations for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy for her portrayal.

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Penny Marshall75 LibraActress
Dan Aykroyd72 CancerActor
Larry Breeding36 LibraActor
Art Garfunkel82 ScorpioSinger
Rob Reiner77 PiscesActor
Sam Kinison38 SagittariusComic
Mike Henry84 AriesActor


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
TracyFemale1st January, 196460 years oldMike Henry


Mother's Day2016Opening Mom Narrator (voice)Movie
Staten Island Summer2015DoloresMovie
The Odd Couple2015PattyTV Show
Mulaney2014TuttiTV Show
Sam & Cat2013Sylvia BurkeTV Show
Murder Police2013Sylvia GoldenbergTV Show
The Thanksgivukkah Movie Trailer2013Short Film
New Year's Eve2011Penny Marshall (segment "Ahern Party")Movie
Portlandia2011BarbaraTV Show
Women Without Men2010RosalieTV Movie
The Life & Times of Tim2008PR ExecutiveTV Show
Alice Upside Down2007Mrs. PlotkinMovie
Blonde Ambition2007Bolo ExecutiveMovie
Everybody Wants to Be Italian2007Teresa the FloristMovie
Campus Ladies2006TV Show
The Game2006Doris FoxTV Show
Bones2005Penny MarshallTV Show
Stateside2004Lt. Chevetone (uncredited)Movie
Entourage2004Penny MarshallTV Show
I'm with Her2003Penny MarshallTV Show
Jackie's Back!1999Penny MarshallTV Movie
Special Delivery1999Movie
Nash Bridges1996Iris HellerTV Show
Get Shorty1995Penny Marshall (uncredited)Movie
Hocus Pocus1993The Master's Wife (uncredited)Movie
The Odd Couple: Together Again1993MyrnaTV Movie
Frasier1993CelesteTV Show
The Hard Way1991AngieMovie
The Simpsons1989Lucille Botzcowski / America's Most Armed and Dangerous Phone CallerTV Show
She's Having a Baby1988Penny Marshall (uncredited)Movie
Movers & Shakers1985RevaMovie
Challenge of a Lifetime1985Nora SchoonoverTV Movie
Love Thy Neighbor1984Linda WilsonTV Movie
The New Show1984Various / Wilma FlintstoneTV Show
Mork & Mindy/Laverne & Shirley/Fonz Hour1982Laverne DeFazioTV Show
Laverne & Shirley in the Army1981Laverne DeFazioTV Show
Bosom Buddies1980Penny MarshallTV Show
19411979Miss Fitzroy (uncredited)Movie
More Than Friends1978Matty PerlmanTV Movie
Mork & Mindy1978Laverne DefazioTV Show
Taxi1978Penny MarshallTV Show
Blansky's Beauties1977Laverne DeFazioTV Show
Good Heavens1976Peggy EdwardsTV Show
Laverne & Shirley1976Laverne DeFazioTV Show
The Famous Comedians School1976SecretaryTV Show
Saturday Night Live1975Various / Girl / SelfTV Show
Let's Switch!1975Alice WrightTV Movie
Wives1975ConnieTV Movie
How Come Nobody's on Our Side?1974TheresaMovie
Chico and the Man1974Anita CappuccinoTV Show
Paul Sand in Friends and Lovers1974Janice DreyfussTV Show
Happy Days1974Laverne DeFazioTV Show
Evil Roy Slade1972Bank Teller (uncredited)TV Movie
Banacek1972ReceptionistTV Show
The Bob Newhart Show1972StewardessTV Show
The Super1972JaniceTV Show
The Couple Takes a Wife1972PaulaTV Movie
The Crooked Hearts1972WaitressTV Movie
The Feminist and the Fuzz1971Liberation LadyTV Movie
Getting Together1971MonaTV Show
The Grasshopper1970Plaster CasterMovie
Going Ape1970Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)Movie
Barefoot in the Park1970TV Show
The Mary Tyler Moore Show1970Paula Kovacs / ToniTV Show
The Odd Couple1970MyrnaTV Show
Love, American Style1969Mary Agnes (segment "Love and the Pick-Up")TV Show
My Friend Tony1969JanetTV Show
Then Came Bronson1969ClaireTV Show
How Sweet It Is!1968Tour GirlMovie
The Savage Seven1968TinaMovie
That Girl1966Joan / Assistant LibrarianTV Show
The Magical World of Disney1954Mayor's SecretaryTV Show
The Jackie Gleason Show1952DancerTV Show
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rn_tracy1_rnrn_tracy1_rnApr 22, 2013

Phenomenal Actress. Loved her in Laverne & Shirley. One of the best

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RalphMay 11, 2010

I watched some Lavern and Shirley episodes the other day and still enjoyed them. I feel that A league of their own was one of the best sports films made.

Ralph StukenbergDec 16, 2007

i agree with Glenda, penny has that style, which could make me laugh,for a long time

Glenda UnderwoodDec 11, 2007

I Love Penny Marshall. She always made me laugh even when I was down. I loved Lucy,but I loved Penny Marshall maybe even more. I will always watch the reruns.Love Ya! Penny

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