Starlet And Director Cent Marshall Is Dead At 75
Cent Marshall, possibly best understood for the function Laverne DeFazio on Laverne & Shirley, and for directing movies like Huge and A League of Their Own has actually died from diabetes-related issues at75 She passed away in her Hollywood Hills house, according to her press agent
After 8 seasons on the ABC comedy that ranged from 1976 to 1983, for which she was chosen for 3 Golden Globes, Marshall got her directorial break in 1986 with the Whoopi Goldberg movie Jumpin’ Jack Flash, after the preliminary director left. From there she ended up being the very first female director to direct a movie earning more than $100 million with Huge(1988)– a task which she duplicated with A League of Their Own(1992), which she likewise executive produced.
Marshall likewise ended up being the 2nd lady to direct a movie to be chosen for the Academy Award for Finest Photo with Awakenings(1990), which starred Robert De Niro and Robin Williams and was based upon the 1973 Oliver Sacks narrative of the exact same name.
Marshall had actually apparently been identified with lung cancer in 2010 that had actually metastasized to her brain, however she later on exposed in 2012 that she remained in remission. The list below year in 2013 Marshall reunited onscreen with her Laverne & Shirley costar Cindy Williams in the Nickelodeon series Sam & Feline