Rob Reiner will at all times have a particular place in his coronary heart for Penny Marshall.
Following the information of the comic’s demise, her ex-husband took to social media to share his condolences and mirror on his and Marshall’s time collectively.
“So unhappy about Penny,” the 71-year-old actor first tweeted on Tuesday, including, “I cherished Penny. I grew up together with her. She was born with an amazing reward. She was born with a funnybone and the intuition of the way to use it. I used to be very fortunate to have lived together with her and her funnybone. I’ll miss her.”
Reiner and Marshall have been married for 10 years, from 1971 to 1981. Reiner additionally adopted Marshall’s daughter, Tracy.
The 2 labored collectively on a pair of events, together with “The Odd Couple” and 1978’s “Extra Than Associates”. Marshall was beforehand married to athlete Michel Henry, with whom she had Tracy.
Marshall died Monday night time at her Hollywood Hills, California, house as a result of issues from diabetes. She was 75.
The late comic and director’s household shared a press release with ET following the information of her demise: “Our household is heartbroken over the passing of Penny Marshall. Penny was a tomboy who cherished sports activities, doing puzzles of any sort, consuming milk and Pepsi collectively and being together with her household. As an actress, her work on Laverne & Shirley broke floor that includes blue-collar ladies entertaining America in prime time. She was a comedic pure with a photographic reminiscence and an intuition for slapstick.”
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