Penny Marshall, 68, received her first big break when her brother, Garry, cast her as Laverne DeFazio in an episode of Happy Days in 1975. The following season, she reprised the role in her own series, Laverne & Shirley, co-starring Cindy Williams, which instantly shot to the top of the ratings and ran for eight seasons.
While legendary actress Penny Marshall, 68, has become widely known for directing such films as Jumpin' Jack Flash, Big, Awakenings, A League of Their Own and The Preacher's Wife, her most iconic role was in front of the camera, as the headstrong Laverne in the famed '70s and '80s sitcom, Laverne & Shirley, also starring Cindy Williams, 65, and created by Garry Marshall, her brother.
New Year’s Eve stars Ashton Kutcher, Jessica Biel, Lea Michele, Zac Efron, Michelle Pfeiffer, Sarah Jessica Parker, Robert De Niro, Halle Berry, Seth Meyers – and that’s just a partial list.
Every year around February 14, we are introduced to a new film about love. In an effort to save tradition, this season's montage flick, rightfully titled Valentine's Day, revisits this subject in an effort to re-instill the notion that love is true, difficult, and well worth the heartache.