Penny Marshall of Laverne & Shirley Is Dead

Penny Marshall, who played Laverne in the popular 70s and 80s sitcom "Laverne & Shirley" has died.  She was, also, an accomplished director who directed Tom Hanks in "Big."  Her brother was Gary Marshall, who directed "Pretty Woman" among many other films.  

Her family says she passed away from complications of diabetes.  She was 75.