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Celebrities, Friends And Fans Mourn The Death Of Penny Marshall

The "Laverne & Shirley" star and director of classics like "Big" died at 75.

Amid news that Penny Marshall died at the age of 75, social media exploded with support and love for the late actress, director and producer.

The Los Angeles Times reported on Tuesday that Marshall “died peacefully on Monday night in her Hollywood Hills home due to complications from diabetes.”

“Our family is heartbroken over the passing of Penny Marshall,” the Marshall family said in a statement. 

Celebrities, friends and fans of Marshall came out in droves on Twitter to show their appreciation for her. Here’s what some had to say: 

Even Merriam-Webster had an affectionate way of remembering Marshall, evoking words from the theme song to Marshall’s show “Laverne & Shirley”:

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