The creator of Happy Days and Laverne and Shirley has died. Garry Marshall enjoyed a long career in which he made Wisconsin the backdrop for two of the most famous comedies in television history.
Marshall died Tuesday from complications of pneumonia, after having a stroke.
Marshall helped create Happy Days, which chronicled a Milwaukee family, teenage friends, and a classic diner — and Laverne and Shirley, which starred Marshall’s sister Penny and Cindy Williams.
His film credits include Pretty Woman and Princess Diaries. Gary Marshall was 81.