Goodbye Laverne: Penny Marshall Dead at 75
At one time in American history, the 'L' letter on Laverne's sweater was one of the most iconic logos in the country.
Now word comes from Penny Marshall's family that she passed away last night in her Hollywood Hills home from complications of diabetes.
Appearing as an extra on televisions The Odd Couple, and then with Cindy Williams on Happy Days, in the role of Laverne which eventually became a Happy Days spinoff, Laverne and Shirley. The show lasted 8 seasons after its debut in 1976.
According to the family, a celebration of her life will be held at a later date.