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Garry Marshall - Garry was born on November 13th, 1934 in NYC, USA as Garry Kent Marsciarelli. He is married to Barbara Marshall, whom he married in March 1963; they have 3 children.

Garry was born on November 13th, 1934 in NYC, USA as Garry Kent Marsciarelli. He is married to Barbara Marshall, whom he married in March 1963; they have 3 children. His parents were Marjorie Irene, who was a tap dance teacher, and Anthony Wallace Marshall, Marshall was an industrial film director and later on a producer. For a time he was raised in the Lutheran religion, but was originally baptized Presbyterian. He is a graduate of De Witt Clinton High School and Northwestern University. He is a part of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity and also wrote a sports column for The Daily Northwestern there. His career started off while he was a joke writer for comedians like Joey Bishop and Phil Foster, later he became a writer for the Tonight Show together with Jack Paar. He moved to Hollywood in 1961, where he became a writer for television with Jerry Belson. Together they worked on The Dick Van Dyke Show, The Joey Bishop Show, The Danny Thomas Show, and The Lucy Show. Then the two brought Neil Simon's play The Odd Couple to television. Marshall created Happy Days, Laverne and Shirley (in which his sister Penny had a role), and Mork & Mindy on his own. They were produced by his associates Thomas L. Miller, Robert L. Boyett, and Edward K. Milkis. These three men also produced the short-lived sitcom Makin' It, which he was a co-creator of. Marshall wrote and directed The Flamingo Kid in 1984, which was a movie hit. During this period of his career, he created and executive produced most of his TV shows. The series "Hey, Landlord" in 1966 were his first producing assignment. As time moved on, Marshall started to focus on directing, having a number of hits, such as Nothing in Common, Overboard, Beaches, Pretty Woman, Frankie and Johnny, Exit to Eden, The Princess Diaries and The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement, Raising Helen, Georgia Rule and Valentine's Day. Marshall is an actor as well, he is starring in the television series Murphy Brown and in movies like Grand Theft Auto, Soapdish, Hocus Pocus, Tomcats, Lost in America, Never Been Kissed, Runaway Bride, Orange County, and Keeping Up With The Steins, as well as Jumpin' Jack Flash and A League of Their Own, which were directed by his sister. He acts in stage productions, too. He was permanently judging on FOX's filmmaking-competition reality TV series On The Lot. He was also a guest star in episode Eight Misbehavin' in The Simpsons. His theatrical credits include Wrong Turn At Lungfish, which were written together with Lowell Ganz, The Roast with Jerry Belson, Shelves, and Happy Days: A New Musical with Paul Williams. A star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame has Marshall's name on it. His son, Scott Marshall is a director too. His sister Penny Marshall starred as Laverne in the TV show Laverne and Shirley, and directed hit movies like Big and The Preacher's Wife later. Most recently Marshall played "Dr. Donald Harlan" in Race to Witch Mountain, which was out March 13 2009. On February 7, 2010, he was profiled in a CBS Sunday Morning segment CBS | ABC News | Fox | NBC | CBS News | MSNBC
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