Garry Marshall has sadly died. He was 81-years-old.
Sources confirmed the tragic news of the iconic director's passing to Access Hollywood on the evening of Tuesday, July 19. According to TMZ, Garry died of complications from pneumonia following a recent stroke.
Garry was known for creating some of the biggest TV hits of the 1970s including Happy Days, The Odd Couple, Laverne & Shirley and Mork and Mindy. His first big blockbuster movie was 1990's Pretty Woman starring Julia Roberts and Richard Gere.
Gerry (left) with Pretty Woman stars Julia Roberts and Richard Gere in 2015. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)
Throughout his nearly 60 years in showbiz, the beloved star also directed flicks including Beaches, Runaway Bride, Valentine's Day, New Year's Eve, Mother's Day, Raising Helen, The Princess Diaries and The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement.
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Garry is survived by his wife of 53 years, Barbara Marshall, their three children — Lori, 52, Kathleen, 48, and Scott, 47 — and his actress sister Penny Marshall, who famously starred on Laverne & Shirley. Our thoughts are with the Marshall family during this difficult time.
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