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Garry Marshall to Be Inducted Into NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame

Garry Marshall
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Garry Marshall

The industry veteran created TV series including "Happy Days" and "Laverne and Shirley."

Garry Marshall will be inducted into the National Association of Broadcasters’ Broadcasting Hall of Fame during the 2012 NAB Show, which takes place April 14-19 in Las Vegas.

"Recognizing Garry Marshall for his extraordinary contributions to television history is a tremendous opportunity that NAB is honored to be a part of," said Marcellus Alexander, NAB executive vp of television.

In television, Marshall created Happy Days, Laverne and Shirley and Mork & Mindy. In the 1960s, he wrote for The Dick Van Dyke Show, The Joey Bishop Show, The Danny Thomas Show and The Lucy Show.

Marshall has acted in CBS comedy Murphy Brown, as well as movies including Soap Dish, Never Been Kissed and A League of Their Own.

His feature directing credits include Pretty Woman, Runaway Bride and The Princess Diaries