The Penny Marshall celebrity vinyl doll depicts her in her best known television roll as Laverne De Fazio from the #1 rated television sitcom Laverne & Shirley. In 1977 Mego manufactured dolls at the same time for the characters Shirley Feeney (Cindy Williams), Andrew â€œSquiggyâ€ Squiggman (David Lander), and Lenny Kosnowski (Michael McKean). The Laverne doll was sold on its own as well as in a set with Shirley. Her sweater has the infamous embroidered L.
Laverne & Shirley ran on ABC from 1976-1983 and the dolls characters were licensed from Paramount Pictures Corporation.