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28th Jan '13 3:48:31 PM MattFisherNL
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Garry Marshall is a television producer and film director best known for comedies.

A sickly Bronx boy with a mother who was an avid amateur dance teacher, he eventually became a drummer and a humor writer which accommodated his weak health.

After studying journalism and a stint in the US Army where he served in the Armed Forces media services, he eventually became a television writer for major shows like ''TheDickVanDykeShow'', ''TheDannyThomasShow'' and ''TheLucyShow''.

Eventually, he moved up to producer and became one of the dominate ones in the 1970s with major comedy series like ''TheOddCouple'', ''HappyDays'', ''LavereneAndShirley'', which co-starred his sister, PennyMarshall, and ''MorkAndMindy'', giving RobinWilliams his major break into stardom.

In the 1980s onward, he directed comedies like ''TheFlamingoKid'', ''{{Beaches}}'' and ''ThePrincessDiaries''.

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Garry Marshall is a television producer and film director best known for comedies.

A sickly Bronx boy with a mother who was an avid amateur dance teacher, he eventually became a drummer and a humor writer which accommodated his weak health.

After studying journalism and a stint in the US Army where he served in the Armed Forces media services, he eventually became a television writer for major shows like ''TheDickVanDykeShow'', ''TheDannyThomasShow'' and ''TheLucyShow''.

Eventually, he moved up to producer and became one of the dominate ones in the 1970s with major comedy series like ''TheOddCouple'', ''HappyDays'', ''LavereneAndShirley'', which co-starred his sister, PennyMarshall, and ''MorkAndMindy'', giving RobinWilliams his major break into stardom.

In the 1980s onward, he directed comedies like ''TheFlamingoKid'', ''{{Beaches}}'' and ''ThePrincessDiaries''.
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28th Sep '12 7:53:32 AM kchishol
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Garry Marshall is a television producer and film director best known for comedies.

A sickly Bronx boy with a mother who was an avid amateur dance teacher, he eventually became a drummer and a humor writer which accommodated his weak health.

After studying journalism and a stint in the US Army where he served in the Armed Forces media services, he eventually became a television writer for major shows like ''TheDickVanDykeShow'', ''TheDannyThomasShow'' and ''TheLucyShow''.

Eventually, he moved up to producer and became one of the dominate ones in the 1970s with major comedy series like ''TheOddCouple'', ''HappyDays'', ''LavereneAndShirley'', which co-starred his sister, PennyMarshall, and ''MorkAndMindy'', giving RobinWilliams his major break into stardom.

In the 1980s onward, he directed comedies like ''TheFlamingoKid'', ''{{Beaches}}'' and ''ThePrincessDiaries''.
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