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Writer-director Garry Marshall dies at age 81

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LOS ANGELES (AP) -- He was a writer-director whose TV hits included "Happy Days" and "Laverne & Shirley."

Garry Marshall has died at age 81.

His publicist says Marshall died Tuesday in a hospital in Burbank, California, of complications from pneumonia after having a stroke.

Henry Winkler, who starred as Fonzie on "Happy Days," saluted Marshall in a tweet as "larger than life, funnier than most, wise and the definition of friend."
 

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