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What Happened to Shirley From 'Laverne and Shirley'? See Cindy Williams Today

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Yesterday brought the sad news that actress and groundbreaking director Penny Marshall passed away at 75. Virtually everyone in Hollywood has come out to pay tribute to the League of Their Own director, including her former co-star, Cindy Williams. The actress who played Shirley Feeney to Penny's Lorraine DeFazio left the show before it ended its run, but that didn't mean the end of a friendship for these two schlemiels. 

"What an extraordinary loss. My good friend, Penny Marshall is gone — one in a million," she said in a statement to TODAY. "Utterly unique, a truly great talent. And, oh what fun we had! Can't describe how I'll miss her."

Read on to learn more about what happened to Shirley of Laverne and Shirley and the life-long friendship these two comedy legends shared.

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