Hip-Hop Community Mourning The Death Of The Legendary Actress And Director Penny Marshall

HipHop News Posted on December 18, 2018 at 9:21am

Hip-Hop Community Mourning The Death Of The Legendary Actress And Director Penny Marshall

The "Renaissance woman" was 75 years of age, primarily remembered for his role in the 1970s sitcom "Laverne & Shirley."

Hollywood, CA – Pioneer actress, film director and producer Penny Marshall died Monday (Dec. 17) at the age of 75 years.

The film industry is recovering from one of its biggest losses in 2018. Marshall and the work of the connection with the Hip-Hop community apparently resonates so deep..centered-ad {

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According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Hollywood icon, passed away at his Hollywood Hills home after suffering from complications with diabetes. She was diagnosed with lung and brain cancer in 2009.

As the sister of Hollywood juggernaut, Garry Marshall, Penny was famous for his sarcastic humor, behavior, and one-liner jokes, relaxed accent, and as a die-hard sports fan who was frequently spotted television of the NBA and MLB games.

The outpouring of condolences and shared memories of the Bronx, New York native came from a number of Hip Hop legends, including Pete Rock, DJ Premier, Snoop Dogg, the film's director Ava DuVernay


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