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Penny Marshall Dies at 75

Legendary actress, director died of diabetes complications

(Newser) - Penny Marshall, the legendary Laverne & Shirley actress turned iconic director, died Monday night at age 75. Her publicist confirms to the New York Daily News Marshall died "peacefully" at her Hollywood Hills home due to diabetes complications. Born in the Bronx to an industrial film director father and... More »

Happy Days Creator Garry Marshall Dies

'Pretty Woman' director had '70s sitcom empire

(Newser) - Writer-director Garry Marshall, whose deft touch with comedy and romance led to a string of TV hits that included Happy Days and Laverne & Shirley and the box-office successes Pretty Woman and Runaway Bride, has died, the AP reports. He was 81. Marshall died Tuesday at a hospital in Burbank,... More »

Family, Friends Gather for Brittany Murphy's Funeral

After small LA ceremony, family plans public service next year

(Newser) - Brittany Murphy’s family and a small group of friends gathered this afternoon in Los Angeles for a funeral for the actress, who died Sunday at 32. RadarOnline puts the guest list at about 20, including Hollywooders Penny Marshall and Eric Balfour. Her 83-year-old father could not make the trip... More »

Hollywood Women Work on Senate Majority

Deep-pocketed stars are raising money for Dem candidates

(Newser) - Powerful Hollywood women are reorganizing after Hillary Clinton's failed presidential bid, turning their attention toward increasing the Democratic majority in the Senate. A fundraiser Sept. 27 could raise more than $1 million for candidates, and is being put together by the likes of Jane Fonda, Kate Capshaw, Penny Marshall, Daryl... More »

Celebs Who Dress (Way) Down

Wealthy folks who insist on dressing like they're poor

(Newser) - Just because they have tons of money and access to the hautest of couture doesn't mean they actually have to take advantage of it. Nerve highlights richie-riches who refuse to advertise their wealth with high-class duds. (Or sometimes showers.)
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