Garry Marshall (I) (1934–2016)


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Garry Kent Marshall (November 13, 1934 - July 19, 2016) was an American actor and filmmaker. He started his career in the 1960s writing for The Lucy Show and The Dick Van Dyke Show before he developed Neil Simon's 1965 play The Odd Couple for television in 1970. He gained fame for creating Happy Days (1974-1984), Laverne and Shirley (1976-1983), ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 5 Primetime Emmys. Another 13 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »

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(1992)
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(1990)
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(2011)

Filmography

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 2016/I Mother's Day (story)
 2014 See Dad Run (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- See Dad See Joe Sleepwalk (2014) ... (written by)
 1999 The Other Sister (screenplay) / (story)
 1994 Weezer: Buddy Holly (Music Video) (creator - as Gary K. Marshall)
 1987 Nothing in Common (TV Series) (developed for television by - 7 episodes)
- Birthday, She Wrote (1987) ... (creator)
- A Smile and a Shoeshine (1987) ... (creator)
- Best Friends (1987) ... (creator)
- Peter Pan Principle (1987) ... (creator)
- Gone Fishing (1987) ... (creator)
 1986 Nothing in Common (first rewrite - uncredited)
 1984 The Flamingo Kid (screenplay)
  Happy Days (TV Series) (created by - 255 episodes, 1974 - 1984) (written by - 2 episodes, 1974 - 1978)
- Fonzie's Spots (1984) ... (creator - as Garry K. Marshall)
- Good News, Bad News (1984) ... (creator - as Garry K. Marshall)
- School Dazed (1984) ... (creator - as Garry K. Marshall)
- Low Notes (1984) ... (creator - as Garry K. Marshall)
- So How Was Your Weekend? (1984) ... (creator - as Garry K. Marshall)
 1982-1983 The New Odd Couple (TV Series) (developed for television by - 18 episodes)
- The Night Stalker (1983) ... (creator - as Garry K. Marshall)
- The Only Way to Fly (1983) ... (creator - as Garry K. Marshall)
- The Perils of Pauline (1983) ... (creator - as Garry K. Marshall)
- Murray's Hot Date (1983) ... (creator - as Garry K. Marshall)
- Oscar Dates Felix's Frances (1983) ... (creator - as Garry K. Marshall)
 1982-1983 Joanie Loves Chachi (TV Series) (created by - 17 episodes)
- The Elopement (1983) ... (creator - as Garry K. Marshall)
- First Love, Last Love (1983) ... (creator - as Garry K. Marshall)
- Christmas Show (1982) ... (creator - as Garry K. Marshall)
- My Dinner with Chachi (1982) ... (creator - as Garry K. Marshall)
- Term Paper (1982) ... (creator - as Garry K. Marshall)
 1976-1983 Laverne & Shirley (TV Series) (created by - 178 episodes)
- Here Today, Hair Tomorrow (1983) ... (creator - as Garry K. Marshall)
- Councilman DeFazio (1983) ... (creator - as Garry K. Marshall)
- Do the Carmine (1983) ... (creator - as Garry K. Marshall)
- How's Your Sister? (1983) ... (creator - as Garry K. Marshall)
- Please Don't Feed the Buzzards (1983) ... (creator - as Garry K. Marshall)
 1978-1982 Mork & Mindy (TV Series) (created by - 94 episodes)
- The Mork Report (1982) ... (creator - as Garry K. Marshall)
- Gotta Run: Part 3 (1982) ... (creator - as Garry K. Marshall)
- Gotta Run: Part 2 (1982) ... (creator - as Garry K. Marshall)
- Gotta Run: Part 1 (1982) ... (creator - as Garry K. Marshall)
- Cheerleader in Chains (1982) ... (creator - as Garry K. Marshall)
 1980 The Fonz and the Happy Days Gang (TV Series) (characters)
 1979-1980 Angie (TV Series) (created by - 36 episodes)
- Angie and Joyce Go to Jail (1980) ... (creator - as Garry K. Marshall)
- Angie and the Doctor (1980) ... (creator - as Garry K. Marshall)
- Friends in Need (1980) ... (creator - as Garry K. Marshall)
- The Kid Down the Block (1980) ... (creator - as Garry K. Marshall)
- The President's Coming, the President's Coming (1980) ... (creator - as Garry K. Marshall)
 1977 Blansky's Beauties (TV Series) (created by - 13 episodes)
- Nancy Breaks a Leg (1977) ... (creator)
- My Nephew's Debut (1977) ... (creator)
- Dear Nancy (1977) ... (creator)
- To Nancy with Love (1977) ... (creator)
- Nancy Meets Pa Bates (1977) ... (creator)
 1975 Wives (TV Movie) (creator)
  The Odd Couple (TV Series) (developed for television by - 114 episodes, 1970 - 1975) (written by - 7 episodes, 1970 - 1973)
- Felix Remarries (1975) ... (creator)
- Laugh Clown, Laugh (1975) ... (creator)
- Old Flames Never Die (1975) ... (creator)
- The Roy Clark Show (1975) ... (creator)
- Two Men on a Hoarse (1975) ... (creator)
 1972-1974 The Brian Keith Show (TV Series) (created by - 47 episodes)
- Classmates (1974) ... (creator)
- A Star Is Sean (1974) ... (creator)
- No Man Is an Atoll (1974) ... (creator)
- The Titanic Sails Again (1974) ... (creator)
- Sean-Do, the Magician (1974) ... (creator)
 1974 Dominic's Dream (TV Movie) (creator)
  Me and the Chimp (TV Series) (created by - 13 episodes, 1972) (written by - 1 episode, 1972)
- Liz's Allergy (1972) ... (creator)
- Hoop-Lah (1972) ... (creator)
- Mike's Night-In (1972) ... (creator)
- The Ghost Town (1972) ... (creator)
- The Paint Job (1972) ... (creator)
 1972 Wednesday Night Out (TV Movie) (creator)
  Love, American Style (TV Series) (3 episodes, 1970 - 1971) (written by - 16 episodes, 1969 - 1972)
- Love and the Happy Days/Love and the Newscasters (1972) ... (written by - segment "Love and the Happy Days")
- Love and Operation Model/Love and the Sack/Love and the Triangle (1971) ... (segment "Love and the Triangle", as Samuro Mitsubi)
- Love and the Minister/Love and the Geisha/Love and the Singles Apartment (1970) ... (written by - segment "Love American Style Blackouts", as Samuro Mitsubi)
- Love and the Fly/Love and the Millionaires/Love and Double Trouble (1970) ... (written by - segment "Love American Style Blackouts", as Samuro Mitsubi)
- Love and the Other Guy/Love and Grandma (1970) ... (written by - segment "Love American Style Blackouts", as Samuro Mitsubi)
 1972 Evil Roy Slade (TV Movie) (written by)
 1970 Barefoot in the Park (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Bed (1970) ... (written by)
 1970 The Murdocks and the McClays (TV Movie)
 1970 The Grasshopper (screenplay) / (story)
 1968 How Sweet It Is! (screenplay by)
 1968 Dick Van Dyke (TV Special)
 1967 The Danny Thomas Hour (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- It's Greek to Me (1967) ... (written by)
 1967 Sheriff Who (TV Movie)
 1966-1967 Hey, Landlord (TV Series) (created by - 31 episodes)
- Aunt Harriet Wants You (1967) ... (creator)
- The Dinner Who Came to Man (1967) ... (creator)
- Czech Your Wife, Sir? (1967) ... (creator)
- Swingle City, East (1967) ... (creator)
- Testing, One Two (1967) ... (creator)
 1964-1966 The Dick Van Dyke Show (TV Series) (written by - 18 episodes)
- Long Night's Journey Into Day (1966) ... (written by)
- The Man from My Uncle (1966) ... (written by)
- Talk to the Snail (1966) ... (written by)
- Bad Reception in Albany (1966) ... (written by)
- Odd But True (1965) ... (written by)
  The Lucy Show (TV Series) (written by - 10 episodes, 1964 - 1966) (teleplay by - 1 episode, 1965)
- Lucy and Clint Walker (1966) ... (written by)
- Lucy the Robot (1966) ... (written by)
- Lucy Saves Milton Berle (1965) ... (written by)
- Lucy and the Sleeping Beauty (1965) ... (written by)
- Lucy and the Countess Have a Horse Guest (1965) ... (written by)
 1965 I Spy (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- No Exchange on Damaged Merchandise (1965) ... (written by)
 1965 Hank (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
  The Joey Bishop Show (TV Series) (written by - 10 episodes, 1962 - 1965) (story - 3 episodes, 1962)
- Joey the Star Maker (1965) ... (written by)
- You're What, Again? (1964) ... (written by)
- Joey Goes to CBS (1964) ... (written by)
- Joey and the Andrews Sisters (1964) ... (written by)
- Joey and the L.A. Dodgers (1964) ... (written by)
 1964 Danny Thomas Special (TV Special)
 1964 Gomer Pyle: USMC (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Pay Day (1964) ... (written by)
- Captain Ironpants (1964) ... (written by)
 1964 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Think Pretty (1964) ... (teleplay)
  The Bill Dana Show (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode, 1964) (writer - 1 episode, 1964)
- Danny Thomas, I Love You (1964) ... (written by)
- Speak for Yourself, Jose (1964) ... (writer)
 1963-1964 The Danny Thomas Show (TV Series) (written by - 5 episodes)
- Pupa Loves Rusty (1964) ... (written by)
- The Quiz Show (1964) ... (written by)
- Linda's Crush (1964) ... (written by)
- The Bowling Partners (1964) ... (written by)
- Jose's Guided Tour (1963) ... (written by)
 1960 The Tonight Show Starring Jack Paar (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Episode #3.126 (1960)
- Episode #3.125 (1960)
- Episode #3.124 (1960)
Show Show Producer (33 credits)
Show Show Actor (86 credits)
Show Show Director (30 credits)
Show Show Script and Continuity Department (2 credits)
Show Show Additional Crew (4 credits)
Show Show Thanks (15 credits)
Show Show Self (140 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (15 credits)

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Other Works:

September 2005: Directed and adapted "The Grand Duchess" opera by Jacques Offenbach (L.A. Opera at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, CA). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 3 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 12 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

G.K. Marshall | Garry K. Marshall | Gary K. Marshall | Gary Marshall | Samuro Mitsubi

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)

Spouse:

Barbara Marshall  (his death)  (3 children)

Children:

Marshall, Scott | See more »


Relatives:

Ronny Hallin (sibling) | See more »
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Personal Quote:

When in doubt, you bring in relatives. Nepotism is a part of my work. See more »

Trivia:

Has said that because of his New York City background and accent, and that he Anglicized his last name, he would be erroneously believed or assumed to be Jewish. See more »

Trademark:

Often showed baseball scenes or scenes related to the sport in his movies See more »

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