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Lorraine Bracco, Penny Marshall to play lesbians on new sitcom

Lorraine Bracco, Penny Marshall to play lesbians on new sitcom

HOLLYWOOD, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Penny Marshall and Lorraine Bracco will play a lesbian couple in a sitcom about the life of John Mulaney.
By DANIELLE HAYNES, UPI.com
Penny Marshall, Lorraine Bracco to play lesbians on sitcom

Penny Marshall, Lorraine Bracco to play lesbians on sitcom

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- U.S. actresses Penny Marshall and Lorraine Bracco are to play a lesbian couple in the upcoming Fox comedy series "Mulaney," TVGuide.com reported.
'Hollywood Game Night' to return to NBC Jan. 28

'Hollywood Game Night' to return to NBC Jan. 28

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Dec. 20 (UPI) -- Julie Bowen, Valerie Bertinelli, Lester Holt, Jason Alexander and Martin Short will be among the stars competing on "Hollywood Game Night," NBC said.

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013.
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The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, Oct. 15, 2012.
By United Press International
'Laverne & Shirley' a difficult set?

'Laverne & Shirley' a difficult set?

HOLLYWOOD, May 12 (UPI) -- Hollywood writer and director Garry Marshall wrote in his new memoir the set for "Laverne & Shirley" was perhaps the most difficult to work on.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011.
By United Press International
Eisner to interview Ferguson, Marshall

Eisner to interview Ferguson, Marshall

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS , N.J., Feb. 16 (UPI) -- Craig Ferguson, Penny Marshall and Stan Lee have agreed to appear on "CNBC's Conversations with Michael Eisner," the U.S. network announced.
'Happy Days' cast to attend Fonz event

'Happy Days' cast to attend Fonz event

MILWAUKEE, June 16 (UPI) -- Most of the stars from the classic sit-com "Happy Days" reportedly plan to attend the dedication of a bronze Fonzie statue in downtown Milwaukee.
Winters, Marshall win TV Land awards

Winters, Marshall win TV Land awards

SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 16 (UPI) -- Jonathan Winters and Garry Marshall were among the celebrities honored at the TV Land awards show in Santa Monica, Calif.
'Roseanne' honored at TV Land Awards

'Roseanne' honored at TV Land Awards

SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 9 (UPI) -- The casts of the classic sitcoms "Roseanne" and "The Golden Girls" were honored Sunday night at the "TV Land Awards" ceremony in Santa Monica, Calif.

Struthers replaces Marshall in Calif. play

BURBANK, Calif., Oct. 29 (UPI) -- Sally Struthers has replaced fellow 1970s TV icon Penny Marshall in the new stage comedy "Sheldon & Mrs. Levine" at the Falcon Theatre in Burbank, Calif.

The almanac

UPI almanac for Monday, Oct. 15, 2007.
By United Press International

The Almanac

UPI almanacs for Sunday, Oct. 15, 2006.
By United Press International

TV networks working on new shows

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- TV networks have a number of projects in development, including what is believed to be the first primetime drama about Chinese-Americans.
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Penny Marshall, center, gets a hug from actor Jack Klugman, left, as her brother, Gary Marshall looks on during a ceremony unveiling Marshall's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles on August 12, 2004. Penny Marshall and Cindy Williams from the television series, "Laverne and Shirley", are the 2,258th and 2,259th stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. (UPI Photo/Francis Specker)
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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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