Penny Marshall

1943 - 2018

Penny Marshall

Carole Penny Marshall (October 15, 1943 – December 17, 2018) was an American actress, director, and producer. She came to notice in the 1970s for her role as Laverne DeFazio on the television sitcom Laverne & Shirley (1976–1983), receiving three nominations for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy for her portrayal. Marshall made her directorial debut with Jumpin' Jack Flash (1986) before directing Big (1988), which became the first film directed by a woman to gross more than $100 million at the U.S. box office. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Penny Marshall has received more than 6,465,775 page views. Her biography is available in 55 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 2,110th most popular actor.

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  • 6.5M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 49.92

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 55

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.72

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 6.52

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Penny Marshall ranks 2,094 out of 8,832Before her are Olga Kurylenko, Chazz Palminteri, Josh Hartnett, Jason Clarke, Christina Applegate, and Madeleine Lebeau. After her are Fernando Colunga, Dana Andrews, Meiko Kaji, Charmian Carr, Peter Strauss, and Tommy Chong.

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Among people born in 1943, Penny Marshall ranks 208Before her are Bill Duke, Alan Wilson, Iñaki Sáez, Murtaz Khurtsilava, Tim Hunt, and Don Simpson. After her are Tom Holland, Sani Abacha, Nolan Bushnell, Takaji Mori, Sylvester McCoy, and Stanley Fischer. Among people deceased in 2018, Penny Marshall ranks 170Before her are Abdel Rahman Swar al-Dahab, Luigi Taveri, Jalaluddin Haqqani, Edgar Hilsenrath, Zhores Medvedev, and Stefán Karl Stefánsson. After her are Anna Maria Ferrero, Walter Mischel, Sridevi, Károly Palotai, Cecil Taylor, and Vitaliy Masol.

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Among people born in United States, Penny Marshall ranks 3,539 out of 12,171Before her are Chazz Palminteri (1952), Josh Hartnett (1978), John Lasseter (1957), Theodore Maiman (1927), William P. Rogers (1913), and Christina Applegate (1971). After her are Elbert Hubbard (1856), Maxie Long (1878), Tom Holland (1943), Dana Andrews (1909), Louis Farrakhan (1933), and Spotted Elk (1826).