Fast Facts

  • Was a staff writer on Make Room for Daddy, The Dick Van Dyke Show, The Lucy Show and I Spy.
  • Made his feature-film acting debut playing a cop in 1968's Psych-Out, starring Jack Nicholson.
  • For one week in January 1979, four of Nielsen's top five series were Marshall shows: Laverne and Shirley, Happy Days, Mork & Mindy and Angie.
  • Directed Goldie Hawn in Overboard (1987) and her daughter, Kate Hudson, in Raising Helen (2004).
  • Hector Elizondo has appeared in all of director Marshall's movies.
  • In 2005, adapted and directed Jacques Offenbach's The Grand Duchess for the Los Angeles Opera.
  • In 2006, wrote and directed the stage musical Happy Days, with lyrics by Paul Williams.
  • Directed Julia Roberts in the romantic comedies Pretty Woman (1990), Runaway Bride (1999), and Valentine's Day (2010).

Awards

  • 1979, Emmy — Outstanding Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 1974, Emmy — Outstanding Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 1971, Emmy — Outstanding Series - Comedy: Nominee
  • 1971, Emmy — Outstanding New Series: Nominee
  • 1972, Emmy — Outstanding Series - Comedy: Nominee
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  • 1990, BAFTA Film Awards — Best Film: Nominee

Relationships

  • Anthony W. Marshall — Father
  • Lori Marshall — Daughter
  • Barbara Marshall — Wife
  • Ronny Hallin — Sister
  • Kathleen Marshall — Daughter
  • Marjorie Irene Ward Marshall — Mother
  • Scott Marshall — Son
  • Penny Marshall — Sister

College

  • Northwestern University, Evanston, IL (BS in Journalism, 1956)

Details

  • Birth Name: Garry Kent Masciarelli
  • Birth Place: New York, NY
  • Birthday: November 13, 1934, Scorpio
  • Profession: Actor, Producer, Director, Screenwriter, Musician
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