( CNN) Actress Penny Marshall, who found fame in TV’s “Laverne& Shirley” before going on to direct such beloved cinemas as “Big” and “A League of Their Own, ” has died. She was 75.
“Our family is heartbroken over the passing of Penny Marshall, ” the Marshall family said in a statement.
Marshall, whose real name was Carole Marshall, grown up in the Bronx. Her brother was famed producer and director Garry Marshall, who directed a string of reach movies including “Pretty Woman” and “The Princess Diaries” and died in 2016.