Celebrities Mourn Hollywood Legend Garry Marshall

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After legendary director Garry Marshall died on Tuesday night, many celebrities, both those who owed their success to him and those who only knew him in passing, took to Twitter to remember his legacy. As a writer, producer, creator, and director whose career spanned over five decades, he left a large footprint in the industry. Though he was no doubt a major powerhouse — his credits include Happy Days, The Odd Couple, Laverne and Shirley, Pretty Woman, Valentine’s Day, and many other television series and movies — Marshall was also remembered for having a warm and generous personality. His many admirers and collaborators expressed their mourning and paid tribute to his place in comedy history. Henry Winkler, who came to fame by playing the Fonz on Happy Days, wrote, "Rest In Peace .. Thank you for my professional life. Thank you for your loyalty, friendship and generosity."