Penny Marshall

15 Oct 1943

Actor, Director, Producer

Penny Marshall (born October 15, 1942) is an American actress, producer and director.
After playing several small roles for television, she was cast as Laverne DeFazio in the sitcom Laverne and Shirley. A ratings success, the show ran from 1976 until 1983, and Marshall received three Golden Globe award nominations for her performance.
She progressed to directing films such as Big (1988), the first film directed by a woman to gross in excess of $100 million at the U.S. box office, Awakenings (1990), which was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Picture, and A League of Their Own (1992). In more recent years, she has produced Cinderella Man (2005) and Bewitched (2005), as well as episodes of According to Jim (2009). She most recently directed an episode of the Showtime original series United States of Tara.


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Filmography (17 titles)

(movie, 2016)
···Mother's Day
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Opening Mom Narrator (voice))
(movie, 2007)
···Blonde Ambition
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Bolo Executive)
(movie, 2007)
···Alice Upside Down
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Adventure
Role: Actor (as Mrs. Plotkin)
(movie, 2005)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Role: Producer
(movie, 2005)
···Cinderella Man
Genre: Romance, Drama, History
Role: Producer
(movie, 2001)
···Riding in Cars with Boys
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Director
(movie, 1996)
···The Preacher's Wife
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Romance, Family
Role: Director
(movie, 1994)
···Renaissance Man
Genre: Comedy, War
Role: Director
(movie, 1993)
···Hocus Pocus
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Role: Actor (as The Master's Wife (uncredited))
(movie, 1992)
···A League of Their Own
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Family
Role: Director
(movie, 1991)
···The Hard Way
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Role: Actor
(movie, 1990)
Genre: Drama
Role: Director, Producer
(movie, 1988)
Genre: Fantasy, Drama, Comedy, Romance, Family
Role: Director
(movie, 1986)
···Jumpin' Jack Flash
Genre: Comedy, Thriller, Romance
Role: Director
(movie, 1984)
···Love Thy Neighbor
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Linda Wilson)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Role: Actor (as Laverne)
(movie, 1978)
···More Than Friends
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Matty Perlman)