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GARRY MARSHALL (Director/Screenplay by/ Story by) is one of Hollywood's most

GARRY MARSHALL (Director/Screenplay by/ Story by) is one of Hollywood's most

respected writers, producers and directors of television, film and theater.

More than a decade ago, Marshall made his directorial feature debut with "Young Doctors in Love." Among his other film directing credits are "Pretty Woman," starring Richard Gere and Julia Roberts, one of the most successful films in The Walt Disney Studios' history and one which catapulted Roberts into super stardom. Marshall also directed Michelle Pfeiffer and Al Pacino in "Frankie & Johnny," Bette Midler and Barbara Hershey in "Beaches," Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell in "Overboard," Jackie Gleason and Tom Hanks in "Nothing in Common," Matt Dillon in "The Flamingo Kid," Dana Delany, Dan Aykroyd and Rosie O'Donnell in "Exit to Eden," and Greg Kinnear and Laurie Metcalf in "Dear God."

In addition to enjoying critical and commercial success across the board with his film and television projects, Marshall has helped launch the careers of such well known Hollywood personalities as Robin Williams, Pam Dawber, his sister Penny, Jason Alexander, Henry Winkler, Mayim Bialik and Crystal Bernard.

Born in the Bronx, New York, Marshall created and executive produced some of the longest running and most celebrated situation comedies in American television history. Among these are "Happy Days," "Laverne & Shirley," 'The Odd Couple" and "Mork and Mindy." Marshall has developed and created fourteen television series and executive produced more than a thousand half-hour episodes.

His television series and their performers have been nominated for 16 Emmy Awards, winning seven; and have been nominated for nine Golden Globe Awards, winning four. Earlier in his career, Marshall and writing partner Jerry Belson also won an Emmy Award for "The Dick Van Dyke Show."

He is the recipient of such prestigious awards as the 1990 American Comedy Awards Lifetime Achievement Award, the 1992 Publicists Guild Motion Picture Showmanship Award and in 1979, their Television Showmanship Award. In 1995, he received the Valentine Davies Award from the Writers Guild of America, an honor given from his peers for his contribution to the entertainment industry, bringing dignity and honor to writers everywhere. In November 1997, Marshall was inducted into the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences' Hall of Fame. And in March of this year, Marshall was honored with the Producers Guild of America Lifetime Achievement Award (Television).

A graduate of Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism, Marshall began his career in 1961 as a writer for "The Tonight Show" starring Jack Paar. He went on to write for "The Lucy Show," "The Dick Van Dyke Show," 'I Spy," "Love, American Style," "Gomer Pyle U.S.M.C. "and "The Danny Thomas Show."

"Wrong Turn at Lungfish," the play he co-wrote with Lowell Ganz, ran successfully off-Broadway in New York in 1992. Starring George C. Scott and directed by Marshall, the play was recently published by Samuel French, Inc.

As an actor he starred in the recurring role of Stan Lansing, head of the fictional network on the "Murphy Brown" television series. Marshall has also written his autobiography, Wake Me When It's Funny, with his daughter Lori. The book, an account of his first 3


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