To celebrate the show's anniversary, click through the gallery below to see what the cast — including Penny Marshall, Cindy Williams and more! — is up to today!
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Penny Marshall (Laverne DeFazio)
Since her lead role on Laverne & Shirley, Penny, 73, has had an extremely successful directing and producing career. Over the years she has directed Big, Awakenings and A League of Their Own and produced Cinderella Man, _ Bewitched_ and a few episodes of According to Jim.
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Cindy Williams (Shirley Feeney)
After starring as Laverne's best friend, the 69-year-old actress appeared on TV series' Getting By and Normal Life. She also had minor roles on shows 8 Simple Rules and The Magic School Bus and appeared in TV movies Earth Angel and Steel Magnolias.
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David L. Lander (Andrew "Squiggy" Squiggman)
The 68-year-old actor and comedian — who was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 1984 — continued his long and successful showbiz career by appearing on shows Midnight Patrol: Adventures in the Dream Zone, Tattooed Teenage Alien Fighters from Beverly Hills, Pacific Blue and 101 Dalmatians: The Series. He also had roles in movies A Bug's Life and Scary Movie.
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Michael McKean (Leonard "Lenny" Kosniwski)
After starring on Laverne & Shirley, the 68-year-old actor landed roles on shows including 101 Dalmatians: The Series, Jungle Cubs and Saturday Night Live. He also appeared in movies Planes, Trains & Automobiles and Whatever Works.
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Eddie Mekka (Carmine "The Big Ragoo" Ragusa)
After Laverne & Shirley, the 63-year-old actor appeared on shows Family Matters, The Bold and the Beautiful and The Young and Restless.
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Phil Foster (Frank DeFazio)
Shortly after playing Frank on Laverne & Shirley, Phil sadly died of heart failure in 1985. He was 72-years-old.
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Betty Garrett (Edna Babish)
After Laverne & Shirley, the actress appeared in TV series' Murder, She Wrote, The Golden Girls and Grey's Anatomy. She sadly died after suffering an aortic aneurysm in 2011. She was 91-years-old.