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20th Jul 2016

‘Pretty Woman’ director Garry Marshall has died

He made so many of our favourite movies.

Laura Holland

The director of Pretty Woman, Garry Marshall, has died aged 81. 

He was responsible for some of the best romantic comedy movies ever made including, Never Been Kissed, The Princess Diaries, Runaway Bride and Raising Helen.

Along with all those movies, he’s also behind some of the biggest TV shows such as Happy Days and Mork and Mindy.

The legendary movie maker died on Tuesday, in Burbank, California, of complications from pneumonia after having a stroke. He’s survived by his wife, Barbara, and their three children Scott, Lori and Kathleen.

Former colleagues, including Henry Winkler who played Fonzie in Happy Days, have paid tribute to him online.