Laverne & Shirley Together Again – 30 Years Later

06/27/2013 at 08:25 AM EDT

Penny Marshall, Cindy Williams Appear on Nickelodeon Sitcom
Penny Marshall (left) and Cindy Williams
Frank Micelotta/PictureGroup
They're getting back together – for the kids.

Penny Marshall and Cindy Williams, who teamed up as Laverne and Shirley on the classic, eponymous sitcom from 1976 to 1983, are reuniting for a guest appearance on a teen sitcom. It will be the first time they've acted together in 30 years.

Marshall, 69, and Williams, 65, will appear on Nickelodeon's Sam & Cat, playing the creators of a '70s TV show who haven't spoken in 30 years.

The episode is filming this week in Los Angeles.



Marshall has largely been out of show business in recent years. Last September, she published a memoir, My Mother Was Nuts, in which she discussed, among other things, her 2009 diagnosis of both a brain tumor and lung cancer – from which she recovered fully.

Williams has done TV, film and stage acting, and some film producing, since Laverne & Shirley wrapped.

Sam & Cat, starring Jennette McCurdy and Ariana Grande, is a crossover spin-off of two other Nickelodeon shows – iCarly and Victorious.



Your Reaction

Follow Us

On Newsstands Now

Lupita Nyong'o: Most Beautiful!
  • Lupita Nyong'o: Most Beautiful!
  • Chelsea Clinton is Pregnant!
  • Exclusive Royal Tour Diary

Pick up your copy on newsstands

Click here for instant access to the Digital Magazine

blog comments powered by Disqus
Advertisement

From Our Partners

Watch It

What to Watch Today

From Our Partners



Sign up for our daily newsletter and other special offers.
    Choose your newsletters
Thank you for signing up! Your request may take up to one week to be processed.
    see all newsletters