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Remembering the career of director Penny Marshall

Clip: 12/18/2018 | 1m 48s

Penny Marshall may have been first known as Laverne, star of the hit '80s sitcom "Laverne & Shirley," which ran for eight seasons on ABC. But she also forged a career as a successful director. Her 1988 blockbuster "Big," featuring Tom Hanks, was the first film by a female director to surpass $100 million at U.S. box offices. Jeffrey Brown remembers Marshall, who died Monday at age 75.

Aired: 12/18/18

Rating: NR

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