Penny Marshall, The Director of 'Big', dies at 75, Hollywood Tributes Flow on Internet

“The actress and director, Penny Marshall, died at the age of 75, Monday night at her house.”

According to the TMZ.com, her death was caused by a complication of diabetes.

Penny once played Myrna Turner in the sitcom series "The Odd Couple" and also played Laverne DeFazio in the series "Laverne & Shirley".

Her career as a director began when she directed "Big", starring Tom Hanks in 1988. At that time she was the first female director to earn more than $100 million.

After Penny Marshall passed away, many Hollywood celebrities pay tribute on social media:

Here are some popular movies that Penny Marshall has played and also directed:

Laverne & Shirley TV Series - Laverne DeFazio

Big (1988) - Director

Awakenings (1990) - Director

A League of Their Own (1992) - Director

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