Garry Marshall

November 13, 1934 – July 19, 2016

Garry Marshall was an immensely successful producer, director and writer whose contributions to American television could hardly be missed for much of the 1970s and ’80s. After coming up as a joke writer on shows like The Joey Bishop Show, Make Room for Daddy and The Dick Van Dyke Show, Marshall created and produced a string of hits of his own, including Happy Days, Laverne and Shirley, The Odd Couple and Mork and Mindy. He wrote, acted, directed and just about everything in between. His career as a feature film director found notable success, as well, with box office smashes like Pretty Woman, Overboard, Beaches and The Princess Diaries. In all, his career spanned nearly 50 years and his impact on the face of the industry remains to this day. Garry died of pneumonia following a stroke at the age of 81.

Burial

Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Hollywood Hills, CA

Specific Location

Lincoln Terrace, Lot 5244, Companion Garden Crypt 3; As you walk into the Lincoln Terrace, stay to the right-hand (northern) sidewalk and walk all the way to the last north/south sidewalk. Garry is buried to the west of this sidewalk (toward the Lincoln mural) on your right, near a bench.

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