Henry Winkler Biography
Henry Winkler (Henry Franklin Winkler, OBE) is an American actor, comedian, director, producer, and author. He is best known for his role of greaser Arthur “Fonzie” Fonzarelli, the breakout character of the 1970s American sitcom Happy Days.
On Adult Swim’s Childrens Hospital he starred as Sy Mittleman, and as Eddie R. Lawson on USA Networks’s Royal Pains. Henry had notable guest-starring roles on Arrested Development as Barry Zuckerkorn and Dr. Saperstein on Parks and Recreation. He started appearing as Gene Cousineau on the HBO comedy Barry in 2018.
Henry won two Golden Globe Awards for his role on Happy Days and earned three Primetime Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series. For Barry, he won his first Primetime Emmy Award in the category Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series. He was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series for his role on The Practice and has won two Daytime Emmy Awards.
Henry Winkler Age | How Old Is Henry Winkler
Henry was born on October 30, 1945 in West Side of Manhattan, New York. He is 73 years old as of 2018.
Henry Winkler Height | How Tall Is Henry Winkler
Henry stands at a height of 1.68 m.
Henry Winkler Family | Irwin Winkler Related To Henry Winkler
Henry was born on the West Side of Manhattan, New York. He is the son of homemaker Ilse Anna Marie (née Hadra; 1913–2002) and lumber import-export company president Harry Irving Winkler (1903–1995). Henry’s parents were German Jews. They emigrated from Berlin to the U.S. in 1939, on the eve of World War II.
Henry stated that his parents came to the U.S. for a six-month 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, Henry was brought up 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. Henry has a sister named Beatrice.
Henry Winkler Dyslexia | Young Henry Winkler
Henry has stated that he was very anxious as a child because of his undiagnosed dyslexia. However, he was considered to be “slow, stupid, not living up to my potential”. He added that his relationship with his parents was strained, due at least partially to their attitude towards his undiagnosed dyslexia.
His father who spoke 11 languages and could do math in his head, did not understand Henry’s problems at school, and why Henry would celebrate a C grade. His father often said to him in German “Du bist ein dummer Hund”, which means “you are a dumb dog” and often punished him for his difficulties in school. Henry went to P.S. 87 on W. 78th Street which remains in operation today, and then graduated in 1963 from McBurney School, which was located in Manhattan’s Upper West Side neighborhood.
Henry Winkler Wife | Henry Winkler Children
Since may 5, 1978 Henry has been married to his wife Stacey (formerly Weitzman; née Furstman). Together they have two children, Zoe Emily (b. 1980), a pre-school teacher, and Max Daniel (b. August 18, 1983), a director. Henry also has a stepson, Jed Weitzman, from Stacey’s previous marriage with Howard Weitzman.
Henry Winkler Son
Henry’s son Max Daniel Winkler was born August 18, 1983. He is film director, screenwriter and television director. He is fame for directing the film Ceremony (2010), starring Michael Angarano and Uma Thurman. The film was Winkler’s feature film directorial debut.
Henry Winkler Death |Is Henry Winkler Dead
Henry is still alive.
Henry Winkler Movies
Movies From Year 2010 To 2017
2017 – All I Want for Christmas Is You as Grandpa Bill (voice)
2016 – Donald Trump’s The Art of the Deal: The Movie as Ed Koch
2015 – Larry Gaye: Renegade Male Flight Attendant as Stanley Warner
2012 – Here Comes the Boom as Marty Streb
2011 – Running Mates as Bob Weatherbee
2011 – Adventures of Serial Buddies as Narrator
2011 – Beatles Stories – Himself
2010 – Group Sex as Burton
Movies From Year 2000 To 2008
2007 – I Could Never Be Your Woman as Himself
A Plumm Summer – Happy Herb
2006 – Unbeatable Harold as Fullerton
2006 – Click as Ted Newman a
2005 – Berkeley as Sy
The Kid & I – Johnny Bernstein
2004 – Fronterz – Unknown
2003 – Holes as Stanley Yelnats III
2001 – I Shaved My Legs for This as Bartender
2000 – Little Nicky – Himself
Movies From Year 1974 To 1999
1999 – Dill Scallion as Larry Steinberg
1998 – Ground Control as John Quinn
1998 – The Waterboy as Coach Klein
1996 – Scream as Principal Arthur Himbry
1989 – Asterix and the Big Fight as Asterix (voice)
1982 – Night Shift as Chuck Lumley
1978 – The One and Only as Andy Schmidt
1977 – Heroes as Jack Dunne
1974 – Crazy Joe as Mannie
1974 – The Lords of Flatbush as Butchey Weinstein
TBA – The French Dispatch
Henry Winkler Tv Shows
Tv Shows From Year 2015 to 2017
2012, 2015 – Robot Chicken as Nerd’s Dad / Jason Bourne / Christmas Tree (voice)
2018–present – Barry as Gene Cousineau
2017 – All Hail King Julien: Exiled as Uncle King Julien (voice)
2017 – Puppy Dog Pals as Santa Claus (voice)
2016–2018 – Better Late Than Never – Himself
2016 – New Girl as Flip
2016 – SpongeBob SquarePants as Sharkface (voice)
2016 – Hank Zipzer’s Christmas Catastrophe as Mr. Rock
2015 – Comedy Bang! Bang! as Leonard Rascal
2015 – BoJack Horseman – Himself (voice)
2015 – Drunk History as Zenas Fisk Wilber
2015 – Bob’s Burgers as Mall Santa (voice)
2015 – Uncle Grandpa as Nacho Cheese (voice)
Tv Shows From Year 2007 to 2014
2014 – Hollywood Game Night – Himself
2014–2017 – All Hail King Julien as Uncle King Julien (voice)
2014–2016 – Hank Zipzer as Mr. Rock
2013 – Newsreaders as Fred Nunley
2013 – 1600 Penn as Senator Nathan Faxler
2013 – Mad as Jor-El (voice)
2013–2015 – Parks and Recreation as Dr. Saperstein
2012 – Handy Mann as Mr. Diller (voice)
2012 – Up All Night as Marty Alexander
2011 – Dan Vs. as Hal (voice)
2011 – Batman: The Brave and the Bold as Ambush Bug (voice)
2010–2016 – Childrens Hospital as Sy Mittleman
2010–2012 – Kick Buttowski: Suburban Daredevil as Principal Henry (voice)
2010–2013 – LEGO Hero Factory as Professor Nathaniel Zib (voice)
2010–2016 – Royal Pains as Eddie R. Lawson
2009 – Sit Down, Shut Up as Willard Deutschebog (voice)
2008–2009 – NUMB3RS as Roger Bloom
2008 – Merry Christmas, Drake & Josh as Judge Newman
2008 – The Most Wonderful Time of the Year as Uncle Ralph
2007 – Odd Job Jack as Devon (voice)
Tv Shows From Year 2001 to 2005
2005 – Duck Dodgers as Dr. Maniac (voice)
2005 – Happy Days: 30th Anniversary Reunion – Himself
2005–2006 – Out of Practice as Dr. Stewart Barnes
2004 – Beverly Hills S.U.V. as Barry Silverman
2004 – Third Watch as Lester Martin
2004 – King of the Hill – Himself (voice)
2003 – Smart and Sober – Himself – Host
2003 – Clifford the Big Red Dog as Artie (voice)
2003 – Blue’s Clues as Bookmark (voice)
2003–2005 – Clifford’s Puppy Days as Norville the Bird (voice)
2003–2018 – Arrested Development as Barry Zuckerkorn
2002 – Law & Order: Special Victims Unit as Edwin Todd / Edward Crandall
2002 – Ozzy & Drix as Sal Monella (voice)
2001 – Big Apple as Mel Smith
2001 – The Drew Carey Show as Mr. Newsome
2000 – Battery Park as Walter Dunleavy
Tv Shows From Year 1980 to 1999
1999 – So Weird as Fergus McGarrity
1999 – The Simpsons as Ramrod (voice)
1999–2000 – The Practice as Dr. Henry Olson
1998 – South Park as The Scary Monster (voice)
1997 – Dad’s Week Off as Jack Potter
1997 – Detention: The Siege at Johnson High as Skip Fine
1997–1998 – Dead Man’s Gun as Various
1995 – The Larry Sanders Show – Himself
1995 – A Child Is Missing as Steven Moore
1994 – Monty as Monty Richardson
1994 – One Christmas as Dad
1993 – The Only Way Out as Tony
1992 – Happy Days: The Reunion – Himself (host)
1991 – Absolute Strangers as Marty Klein
1990- MacGyver as Wilton Newberry
1989 – Alida’s Problem? as Carl Conway (voice)
1985 – A Girl Named Alida as Carl Conway (voice)
1984 – Donald Duck’s 50th Birthday – Himself
1982 – Mork & Mindy/Laverne & Shirley/Fonz Hour as Arthur “Fonzie” Fonzarelli (voice)
1982 – Joanie Loves Chachi as Arthur “Fonzie” Fonzarelli
1980 – Sesame Street as Arthur “Fonzie” Fonzarelli
1980–1982 – The Fonz and the Happy Days Gang as Arthur “Fonzie” Fonzarelli (voice)
Tv Shows From Year 1972 to 1979
1978 – Mork & Mindy – Arthur “Fonzie” Fonzarelli
1976–1979 – Laverne & Shirley as Arthur “Fonzie” Fonzarelli
1975 – Katherine as Bob Kline
1974 – Nightmare as Auditioning Actor
1974 – The Bob Newhart Show as Miles Lascoe
1974 – Rhoda as Howard Gordon
1974 – Paul Sand in Friends and Lovers – Unknown
1974–1984 – Happy Days as Arthur “Fonzie” Fonzarelli
1973 – The Mary Tyler Moore Show as Steve Waldman
1972 – Another World as Intern
Henry Winkler Books
Henry has collaborated with Lin Oliver since 2003,on a series of children’s books about a 4th grade boy, Hank Zipzer, who is dyslexic. Henry also has the learning disability, which was not diagnosed until he was 31 and his stepson Jed, who was in the third grade, was tested. The dyslexia was an unhappy part of his childhood. He has published 17 books about his hero Zipzer, the “world’s greatest underachiever”.
Henry’s book, I’ve Never Met an Idiot on the River, was published on May 31, 2011. It contains a collection of his photographs and reflections drawn from his love of fly fishing and life with his family.
His other books includes:
- Winkler, Henry. The Other Side of Henry Winkler: My Story. New York: Warner Books, 1976. ISBN 978-0-446-87340-6 OCLC 3120426
- 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
Henry Winkler Children’s Books
- Stop That Frog! 2014
- Fake Snakes And Weird Wizards #4 – 2015
- You Can’t Drink a Meatball Through a Straw #7 – 2016
- Who Ordered This Baby? Definitely Not Me! #13 – 2007
- Barfing in the Backseat # 12 – 2007
- Always Watch Out for the flying Potato Salad! #9 – 2017
- I’ve Never Met An Idiot On the River: Reflections on Family
Henry Winkler Fonzie | Henry Winkler Happy Days
Winkler was cast for the role of Arthur Herbert Fonzarelli, nicknamed “The Fonz” or “Fonzie”, in Happy Days, which first aired in January 1974.
Henry Winkler Net Worth | How Much Is Henry Winkler Worth
Henry has an estimated net worth of $30 million.
Henry Winkler New Show
From the beginning of year 2018, he appeared in the role of acting coach Gene Cousineau in the Bill Hader-helmed HBO comedy Barry, for which he was awarded the 2018 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series.
Terry Bradshaw Henry Winkler | Henry Winkler Better Late Than Never | Henry Winkler Friends | William Shatner Henry Winkler
Terry starred in and executive produced the NBC series Better Late Than Never beginning in the summer of 2016, which co-starred other entertainment legends (boxer George Foreman, actor William Shatner, football player and commentator Terry Bradshaw) and Jeff Dye
Henry Winkler House |Where Does Henry Winkler Live
Henry stated that they ’ve lived in this house in Brentwood in LA for many years with his wife Stacey, and his office here is his bolthole.
Henry Winkler Ron Howard
Before 2018 Emmys kicked off, Happy Days stars Henry Winkler and Ron Howard reunited, with Winkler documenting the moment with a photo on Twitter captioned, “Pals at the Emmys.”
Howard and Henry starred together for seven seasons (Winkler stayed for all 11 seasons) on the classic ABC sitcom as friends Richie Cunningham and Arthur “Fonzie” Fonzarelli.
Henry Winkler Travel Show
Better Late Than Never is an adaptation of the South Korean Grandpas Over Flowers series. The cast includes four “seasoned” North American celebrities William Shatner, Henry Winkler, George Foreman and Terry Bradshaw, accompanied by younger comedian Jeff Dye, as they travel overseas without luxuries, experiencing new cultures and checking off their bucket lists. The series started productions in August 2015 and premiered August 23, 2016.
Henry Winkler News
Henry Winkler will be the guest in the Motor City Comic Con
Henry will be the guest at the Motor City Comic Con on May 17 to 19, 2019 . He will have appearances all three days of the event on May 17-19 at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi. Henry will be hosting a panel Q&A and will be available for autographs and professional photo ops.