Penny Marshall, 'Big' director and TV's 'Laverne,' dead at 75

Reuters Washington, USA Dec 19, 2018, 09.19 AM(IST)

Penny Marshall Photograph:( Zee News Network )

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Marshall died of complications of diabetes at her home in California on Monday, the newspaper reported, citing Marshall`s publicist.

Penny Marshall, the endearingly graceless actress with the thick Bronx accent who starred on US television`s 'Laverne & Shirley' before becoming a pioneering film director with hits including 'Big' and 'A League of Their Own,' has died at 75, the New York Daily News reported on Tuesday.

Marshall died of complications of diabetes at her home in California on Monday, the newspaper reported, citing Marshall`s publicist.