Tag Archives: Penny Marshall

Cindy Williams, Star of ‘American Graffiti’ and ‘Laverne & Shirley,’ Dies @ 75

I feel like everyone in my 1977 copies of Tiger Beat is dying. Williams as Shirley (Image via ABC) Out of the blue comes word that Cindy Williams aka Shirley Feeney died on Wednesday, January 25, at 75. She had endured a brief illness. https://www.tiktok.com/@boyculturedotcom/video/7194844752754347306?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=7169681111658956331 Extra reports her children Zak and Emily said, via statement:…
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Eddie Mekka, ‘Laverne & Shirley’s’ Carmine, Dies @ 69

Just 69 years old, Eddie Mekka — most famous as Laverne & Shirley's resident belter Carmina The Big Ragu Ragusa — died at his Newhall, California, home on November 27. I met Mekka about 10 years ago at an autograph show (Image by Matthew Rettenmund) No cause was given. A friend announced, "R.I.P. Big Ragu: It…
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‘Laverne & Shirley’ Marathon!

The Garry Marshall Theatre (4252 W. Riverside Dr., Burbank, Calif.) is hosting what sounds like a superfun event: a free Laverne & Shirley marathon featuring Cindy Williams, 71, in person! Penny Marshall Obit Here The marathon is Sunday, January 27, from 10 a.m - 10 p.m. — get tickets now. The went together like milk…
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