Henry Franklin Winkler OBE (born October 30, 1945) is an American actor, comedian, director, producer, and author. He initially rose to fame for his role as Arthur "Fonzie" Fonzarelli, a greaser who became the breakout character of the sitcom Happy Days (1974–1984), for which he won two Golden Globe Awards and earned three Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series.
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Winkler was born on October 30, 1945 in New York City, New York. His parents were Ilse Anna Maria (née Hadra), and Harry Irving Winkler, a lumber company executive. Winkler's Jewish parents emigrated from Germany to the United States in 1939, before the beginning of World War II. Winkler attended the McBurney School. He received his bachelor's degree from Emerson College in 1967. He earned his Master of Fine Arts degree from the Yale School of Drama in 1970. In 1978 Emerson College and Austin...
Winkler is best known for his role as Fonzie (also called The Fonz) on the 1970 American sitcom Happy Days. Fonzie was a leather-clad greaser and an auto mechanic. The character started as a minor character, but became more important before the show's end.
In October 2008, Winkler appeared in a video with Ron Howard, again playing their roles of Fonzie and Richie Cunningham, trying to make people vote for Barack Obama. The video was called "Ron Howard's Call to Action". It also featured the late Andy Griffith.
As of June 2010, Winkler has appeared on the USA show Royal Pains. On June 19, 2010, Winkler appeared on ITV World Cup Live show. Winkler represented the United States in the World Cup Wall Chart. As of the summer/fall 2010 season, Winkler has joined the cast in the Adult Swim web series Children's Hospitalplaying a hospital administrator. In late September 2010, Winkler voiced Professor Nathaniel Zib in the Lego Factory mini-series Rise of the Rookies. On May 31, 2011, Winkler's book, I've N...
Winkler has been married to Stacey Weitzman since May 5, 1978. They have two children; Zoe Emily (b. 1980) and Max Daniel (b. 1983). Winkler also has a stepson from Weitzman's last marriage to Howard Weitzman.Henry Winkler on IMDbHenry Winkler at the Internet Broadway Database
Henry Ralph Winkler (October 27, 1916 – December 26, 2012), historian, was president of the University of Cincinnati from 1977 to 1984. Winkler was the only UC graduate to hold the office of president of the University. He was selected to serve as president in December, 1977. He was succeeded by Joseph A Steger .
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Henry Franklin Winkler was born on October 30, 1945, on the West Side of Manhattan, the son of homemaker Ilse Anna Marie (née Hadra; 1913–2002) and lumber import-export company president Harry Irving Winkler (1903–1995). His parents were German Jews who emigrated from Berlin to the U.S. in 1939, on the eve of World War II. Winkler said that his parents came to the U.S. for a six-week business trip, but knew they were never going back. His father smuggled the only assets the family had left (family jewels disguised as a box of chocolates that he carried under his arm). Although they did not keep kosher, Winkler was raised in the traditions of Conservative Judaism, but said that he was not religious as an adult. The family attended Congregation Habonim, where his mother ran the Judaica shop. His parents were founding members of the temple.Winkler has a sister named Beatrice. Winkler has said that he was very anxious as a child becau...
Winkler said he had wanted to be an actor from the time he was a young child. Winkler's first job on television was as an extra on a game show in New York. He received $10 for the role. After working in theater and getting fired from a play in Washington, Winkler returned to New York City and supported himself by appearing in television commercials, one year doing more than 30. He was able to support himself with the commercial work so he could do theater for free at...
Winkler's audition for the Yale School of Drama was to be a Shakespeare monologue, which he promptly forgot, so he made up his own Shakespeare monologue. Out of a class of 25 actors, 11 finished. During summers, he and his classmates opened a summer stock theater called New Haven Free Theater, putting on various plays including Woyzeck, and an improv night. The company put on a production of The American Pig at the Joseph Papp Public Theater for the New York Shake...
In 1998, Winkler's agent at CAA, Alan Berger, suggested Winkler write a children's book about dyslexia, but Winkler didn't think that he would be able to write because of his struggles with the learning disability. Berger was persistent, and a few years later, in 2003, he again suggested Winkler write. Winkler said yes. Berger suggested he co-write with author Lin Oliver.Winkler has since written 19 books.1996: Class Day speaker at Yale University, an honor accorded to distinguished Yale alumniAugust 3, 2008: Guest conductor at the Boston Pops by the Sea Concert in Hyannis, MassachusettsAugust 19, 2008: Unveiling of the Bronze Fonz, a life-sized, bronze statue of Fonzie along the Milwaukee Riverwalk.March 29, 2010: Key to the City of Winnipegfor his contributions to education and literacy
1. A Smoky Mountain Christmas(1986) 2. Memories of Me(1988) 3. Cop and a Half(1993)
1. MacGyver(TV series) (1985–1992, 2016–present, executive producer) 2. Sightings(TV series) (1991–1998, executive producer - Winkler/Daniel Productions) 3. Dead Man's Gun(TV series) (1997–1999, executive producer)
Winkler has been married to his wife Stacey (formerly Weitzman; née Furstman) since May 5, 1978. With her, he has two children, Zoe Emily (b. 1980), a pre-school teacher, and Max Daniel (b. August 18, 1983), a director. Winkler also has a stepson, Jed Weitzman, from Stacey's previous marriage with Howard Weitzman. Winkler is a cousin of actor Richard Belzer. Winkler is the godfather of Bryce Dallas Howard, daughter of Happy Days co-star Ron Howard. Winkler was the 9th King of the Bacchus Parade at the Mardi Gras in New Orleans in 1977;the theme was "Happily Ever After". Winkler said he was named after his Uncle Helmut, who did not make it out of Germany during World War II. His middle name, Franklin, was in honor of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. He is an avid fly fisherman, which he often does in Montana. On the rewards of this hobby, Winkler said: He has also said, "I have never eaten a trout in a restaurant let alone take it out of the ri...
In addition to the Hank Zipzer series, which has 17 books, Winkler has written another series with Lin Oliver called Here's Hank,a prequel to the Zipzer stories. 1. Winkler, Henry. The Other Side of Henry Winkler: My Story. New York: Warner Books, 1976. ISBN 978-0-446-87340-6 OCLC 3120426 2. Winkler, Henry. I've Never Met an Idiot on the River: Reflections on Family, Photography and Fly-Fishing. San Rafael, Calif: Insight Editions, 2011. ISBN 978-1-608-87020-2 OCLC 670481642
1. Henry Winkler at The Interviews: An Oral History of Television, Emmys. November 10, 2006. Video interview by Karen Herman. 2. "Interview with Henry Winkler," Just One More Book!! January 21, 2008. Audio interview with transcript. 3. "Conversations at KCTS 9: Henry Winkler," August 6, 2010. Video interview.
Arthur "Fonzie" Fonzarelli i Gänget och jag (1974-1984) Golden Globe Awards. Best Actor in a Television Comedy or Musical. 1977 Gänget och jag. 1978 Gänget och jag. IMDb SFDb IBDb. Henry Franklin Winkler, född 30 oktober 1945 på Manhattan i New York, är en amerikansk skådespelare, filmproducent och regissör.
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Nacido en Manhattan, en la ciudad de Nueva York, su padre, Harry Irving Winkler, era ejecutivo de una empresa maderera. Ambos padres de Winkler, de religión judía, habían emigrado de Alemania a Estados Unidos en 1939, antes del inicio de la Segunda Guerra Mundial. Winkler estudió en el McBurney School y recibió su título de Licenciado en Artes en el Emerson College en 1967 y posteriormente un Master en Bellas Artes de la Yale School of Drama en 1970. En 1978, el Emerson College le otorgó un doctorado honorífico en Letras.
En 1973 se iniciaron las grabaciones de la serie televisiva Días felices (Happy Days), que se estrenó con éxito en 1974, permaneciendo al aire por una década (1974–1984). El papel de Fonzie le dio notoriedad y fama al actor, que pudo protagonizar en ese período varios filmes, entre los que se destacan The Lords of Flatbush, de 1974, interpretando a un veterano de Vietnam en Heroes (1977), The One and Only (1978), y a un dependiente en una morgue en Night Shift (1982), dirigida por uno de sus coestelares de Días felices, Ron Howard. Al finalizar Días felices, Winkler se dedicó al cine, participando en películas de Wes Craven (Scream, 1996), y varias comedias, como The Waterboy, junto a Adam Sandler. Con este actor también apareció en las producciones Click y Little Nicky. Además, produjo series como MacGyver, asociado con David Lee Zlotoff y John Rich. Regresó a la televisión como el inepto abogado de la familia Bluth en la serie Arrested Development y en la serie Out of Practice, qu...
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1. Crazy Joe(1974) 2. The Lords of Flatbush(1974) 3. Días felices (Happy Days)(serie de TV, 1974–1984) 4. Katherine, también conocida como The Radical(1975) 5. Henry Winkler conoce a William Shakespeare(especial de TV, 1976) 6. Heroes(1977) 7. The One and Only(1978) 8. An American Christmas Carol(película para televisión, 1979) 9. Night Shift(1982) 10. Cop and a Half(director, 1993) 11. Scream(1996) 12. Detention: The Siege at Johnson High(1997) 13. Dad's Week Off(1997) 14. The Waterboy(1998)...Wikimedia Commons alberga una categoría multimedia sobre Henry Winkler.Wikimedia Commons alberga una galería multimedia sobre Henry Winkler.Henry Winkler en Internet Movie Database (en inglés).
Henry Winkler. Stacey Furstman Weitzman. Max Daniel Winkler (born August 18, 1983) is an American screenwriter and film and television director. He is best known for directing the film Ceremony (2010), starring Michael Angarano and Uma Thurman. The film was Winkler's feature film directorial debut.
The cast included actor, producer, writer and director Henry Winkler, best known for his character The Fonz from the series Happy Days; actor, director and writer William Shatner who starred as, among other roles, Capt. James T. Kirk in Star Trek; four-time Super Bowl-winning quarterback and current football broadcaster Terry Bradshaw; and ...
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Henry Franklin Winkler was born on October 30, 1945, in Manhattan, New York. He was born to parents Harry Irving Winkler and Anna Marie Winkler. His father was a president of a lumber company and his mother was a homemaker who used to run the Judaica shop. He has a sister named Beatrice. Winkler went to P.S. 87 and completed his graduation in 1963 from McBurney School.
In 1967, he earned his B.A. from Emerson College. Winkler was a member of the Alpha Pi Theta Fraternity. He then received his MFA degree in 1970 from the Yale School of Drama. In 1978, he was awarded an honorary DHL degree by Emerson College. Austin College has also conferred Winkler with an honorary DHL degree.
Henry Winkler used to do several minor roles on TV during the beginning of his career. He also used to appear in TV commercials. In 1973, he appeared in an episode of ‘The Mary Tyler Moore Show’. This was followed by ‘Rhoda’ and ‘The Bob Newhart Show’. In 1974, he became a cast of the TV series ‘Happy Days’. The series came to an end in 1984. In the 1970s, he also appeared in a number of movies like The Lords of Flatbush, Heroes, An American Christmas Carol, and The One and Only. In the 1980s, he focused on directing and producing. He formed the company called Winkler-Rich Productions with John Rich. He then went on to produce several TV shows like Mr. Sunshine, So Weird, MacGyver, and Hollywood Squares. He was also the executive producer of the TV film called Scandal Sheet in 1985. In 1988, he directed the film Memoirs of Me. In the 1990s, he appeared in the filmsOne Christmas, Scream, and The Waterboy. He also directed Cop and a Half in 1993. In the 2000s, Winkler starred in films...
Henry Winkler has won the Golden Globe Awards four times in his career. He has won two Daytime Emmy Awards and was nominated and was nominated five times for the Primetime Emmy Awards. In 2011, he was appointed as an Honorary Officer of the Order of the British Empire.
Henry Winkler began found success in his 30s after appearing Happy Days. He has then gone on to appear in numerous films and TV series. As of 2020, Henry Winkler’s net worth is an estimated $25 million. He owes his fortune to his acting, producing and directing career. He has also appeared in a number of stage plays and documentaries. Part of this wealth also comes from his books. In 2008, he appeared in a video with Ron Howard on funnyordie.com. Winkler has received several awards in his career. He has also lent his voice to several shows including All Hail King Julien, Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero, BoJack Horseman, LEGO Hero Factory, and The Fonz and the Happy Days Gang. He has been the executive producer of Dead Man’s Gun and MacGvyer. Henry Winkler is the godfather of Ron Howard’s daughter Bryce Dallas Howard. In 2013, he was named as UK’s top 10 Literacy Heroes.
May 23, 2021 · Henry Winkler is married to Stacey Weitzman on May 5, 1978. They welcomed their first child Zoe Emily(pre-school teacher) in 1980 and welcomed their second child Max Daniel(director) on August 18, 1983. He also has got a stepson named Jed Weitzman from Stacey’s previous marriage with Howard Weitzman.