Garry Marshall
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Birth Name:Garry Kent Marshall
Birthdate:November 13, 1934
Birthplace:Bronx, NY
Education:Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University
Occupations:Writer/Director/Producer/Actor/Drummer/Falcon Theatre Founder

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Profile and Scouting Report

Father: Anthony Marshall (aka Anthony W. Masciarelli), director of industrial films; a producer on The Odd Couple, Happy Days, and Laverne & Shirley
Mother: Marjorie Ward Marshall, dance instructor; ran a tap dance school
Sister: Penny Marshall, director; actress
Wife: Barbara Marshall, former nurse
Daughter: Lori Marshall, playwright; cowrote Garry's autobiography
Daughter: Kathleen Marshall, actress; producer
Son: Scott Marshall, director

For years Marshall hosted the best pick-up basketball games in Hollywood. On his hallowed driveway, deals were struck, careers were made, cast battled crew, star battled director, and Joani battled Chachi. Today Marshall sticks mainly to softball at the city park, while playing hardball with studio execs at his office in Toluca Lake.

Career Statistics & Hit Chart

Pretty Woman
Films Directed By:
The Princess Diaries  (2001)
Runaway Bride  (1999)
The Other Sister  (1999)
Dear God  (1996)
Exit to Eden  (1994)
Frankie and Johnny  (1991)
Pretty Woman  (1990)
Beaches  (1988)
Overboard  (1987)
Nothing in Common  (1986)
The Flamingo Kid  (1984)
Young Doctors in Love  (1982)

TV Shows Produced and/or Created By:
Nothing in Common  (1987)
Herndon  (1983)
Who's Watching the Kids  (1978)
Mork & Mindy  (1978)
Blansky's Beauties  (1977)
Laverne & Shirley  (1976)
Happy Days  (1974)
Me & the Chimp  (1972)
The Odd Couple  (1970)
Hey, Landlord  (1966)

Films Written By:
The Other Sister  (1999) - w/Bob Brunner; Story by Alexandra Rose, Blair Richwood, and Garry Marshall & Bob Brunner
The Flamingo Kid  (1984) - w/Neal Marshall
Evil Roy Slade  (1971) - w/Jerry Belson
The Grasshopper  (1970) - w/Jerry Belson & Mark McShane (from McShane's novel, "The Passing of Evil")
How Sweet It Is!  (1968) - w/Jerry Belson and Muriel Resnik (from Resnick's novel, "The Girl in the Turquoise Bikini")

Books Written By:
Wake Me When It's Funny  (1997) - w/Lori Marshall

Plays Written By:
Wrong Turn at Lungfish  (1990) - w/Lowell Ganz. Steppenwolf Theatre, Chicago, IL.; Cornet Theatre in Los Angeles; Promenade Theatre, on Broadway in New York (starring George C. Scott)
The Roast  (1980) - w/Jerry Belson. Broadway's Wintergarden Theatre, NYC
Shelves  (1978) - Pheasant Run Playhouse, St. Charles, IL

Image Copyright © 1999 by Paramount Pictures and Touchstone Pictures.

Acting Credits:
Runaway Bride  (1999) - First Baseman
This Space Between Us  (1999) - Steve Nicklo
Never Been Kissed  (1999) - Rigfort
Can't Be Heaven  (1999) - Pawn Shop Broker
The Directors: Garry Marshall  (1999) - Himself
CHiPs '99  (1998) - Tour Bus Driver
With Friends Like These...  (1998) - Frank Minetti
The Twilight of the Golds  (1997) - Walter Gold
Frank Capra's American Dream  (1997) - Himself
Dear God  (1996) - Preston Sweeney, Postmaster
Statistically Speaking  (1995)
Murphy Brown  (1994-98) - Stan Lansing
Hocus Pocus  (1993) - The Devil
The Last Shot  (1993) - Mark Tullis Sr.
A League Of Their Own  (1992) - Walter Harvey
Soapdish  (1991) - Edmund Edwards
Overboard  (1987) - Drummer
Jumpin' Jack Flash  (1986) - Detective
Lost In America  (1985) - Las Vegas Casino Manager
Psych-Out  (1968) - Plainclothesman
Maryjane  (1968) - Service Station Attendant

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