Penny Marshall Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

26th June 2013

Fact: Laverne & Shirley stars Penny Marshall and Cindy Williams are reuniting on U.S. Tv to make a guest appearance on new Nickelodeon sitcom Sam & Cat. The veteran actresses will portray characters involved in a longrunning feud, poking fun at rumours of a real-life rivalry between the two women.

28th September 2012

Quote: "I snorted it once. I'm allergic to opiates (and) it made me car sick... They said it's an acquired taste and it's not something I needed to acquire." Filmmaker Penny Marshall insists she only tried heroin once during a lengthy period of drug abuse.

28th September 2012

Quote: "I went to kosher camp and I'm not Jewish... My mother said they had better food, which I think they did." Actress/filmmaker Penny Marshall recalls one childhood memory she writes about in her memoirs My Mother Was Nuts.

23rd September 2012

Quote: "He turned it down, Kevin Costner, Randy Quaid - those were the hotties at the time - and everybody else turned it down... I thought, 'What about Bobby D?' - I knew Bobby D, and I know he's funny... and I'd pay to see him dance on a piano... Once Bobby said yes, everybody wanted to do it, so Tom came back." Filmmaker Penny Marshall almost landed pal Robert De Niro for hit comedy Big, but his interest led to first choice Tom Hanks accepting the part.

14th February 2012

Quote: "She was funny. She was fun to be around. She was great." Director Penny Marshall pays tribute to her The Preacher's Wife star Whitney Houston, who died on Saturday (11Feb12).

15th November 2006

Fact: Moviemaker Penny Marshall is developing a biopic about former heavyweight boxing champion JOE FRAZIER.

25th February 2006

Fact: <p>Oscar nominee Felicity Huffman will star in a series of Dove soap episodes that will be directed by former LAVERNE AND SHIRLEY star Penny Marshall. </p>

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