View Full Version : Hollywood director Garry Marshall dies at age 81

07-20-2016, 07:02 PM

Garry Marshall has died at the age of 81.

He died from complications of pneumonia following a stroke on Tuesday at a hospital in Burbank, California, his publicist confirmed.

The actor and director is best known for his romantic comedy hits with Julia Roberts such as Pretty Woman, Runaway Bride and the more recent Mother's Day.

He also was the creator of the popular sitcom Happy Days that aired during the 1970s and 80s.

Marshall was also behind the small screen classics The Odd Couple, Laverne And Shirley, and Mork And Mindy.