Garry Marshall

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Garry Kent Masciarelli
  • Birth Place: New York, NY
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 11/13/1934, Scorpio
  • Profession: Actor; producer; director; screenwriter; musician
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Garry Marshall 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).
  • Garry Marshall Relationships:
  • Anthony W. Marshall - Father
  • Lori Marshall - Daughter
  • Penny Marshall - Sister
  • Kathleen Marshall - Daughter
  • Marjorie Irene Ward Marshall - Mother
  • Scott Marshall - Son
  • Barbara Marshall - Wife
  • Ronny Hallin - Sister
  • Garry Marshall Awards:
  • 1971 Emmy: Outstanding New Series - Nominee
  • 1972 Emmy: Outstanding Series - Comedy - Nominee
  • 1990 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Film - Nominee
  • 1974 Emmy: Outstanding Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 1979 Emmy: Outstanding Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 1971 Emmy: Outstanding Series - Comedy - Nominee
  • College:
  • Northwestern University, Evanston, IL (BS in Journalism, 1956)

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