Henry Winkler

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Henry Winkler

Henry Winkler

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Henry Winkler

Date of Birth

Birthday: October 30
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York

Henry Winkler is an American actor, comedian, director, producer, and author.

He played the role of Arthur "Fonzie" Fonzarelli, the breakout character of the 1970s American sitcom Happy Days. For his role on Happy Days, Winkler won two Golden Globe Awards and earned three Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series.

Winkler also had notable guest-starring roles on Arrested Development as Barry Zuckerkorn and Dr. Saperstein on Parks and Recreation. He was also nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series for his role on The Practice.

Henry Winkler is an American actor, comedian, director, producer, and author.

He played the role of Arthur "Fonzie" Fonzarelli, the breakout character of the 1970s American sitcom Happy Days. For his role on Happy Days, Winkler won two Golden Globe Awards and earned three Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series.

Winkler also had notable guest-starring roles on Arrested Development as Barry Zuckerkorn and Dr. Saperstein on Parks and Recreation. He was also nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series for his role on The Practice.

In 2018, he began appearing as acting coach Gene Cousineau on the HBO comedy Barry, for which he received an Emmy nomination in the category of Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series.

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Awards & Nominations

7 Nominations | 1 Emmy
Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series - 2019
  • Nominee
  • Henry Winkler, as Gene Cousineau
  • Barry
  • HBO
  • HBO Entertainment in association with Alec Berg and Hanarply
Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series - 2018
  • Winner
  • Henry Winkler, as Gene Cousineau
  • Barry
  • HBO
  • HBO Entertainment in association with Alec Berg and Hanarply
Outstanding Guest Actor In A Drama Series - 2000
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2018 Casting Directors Nominee Reception
2018 Performers Nominee Reception
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Stacey Weitzman and Henry Winkler
Stacey Weitzman, Henry Winkler and George R. R. Martin
2018 Performers Peer Group Celebration
Henry Winkler pays tribute to Garry Marshall at the 2016 Primetime Emmys.
Henry Winkler and Stacey Weitzman on the red carpet at the 2016 Primetime Emmys.
Henry Winkler arrives for the 2014 Primetime Creative Arts Emmys.
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Henry Winkler and Bill Hader in the audience at the 71st Emmy Awards.
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Henry Winkler and Bill Hader in the audience at the 71st Emmy Awards. 

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Michael Levitt and Marion Ross at the Television Academy member event, "Staying at the Table: A Conversation with Henry Winkler," at the Saban Media Center on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 in North Hollywood, California.

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Henry Winkler and host Tom Bergeron at the Television Academy member event, "Staying at the Table: A Conversation with Henry Winkler," at the Saban Media Center on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 in North Hollywood, California.

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Michael Levitt and Henry Winkler at the Television Academy member event, "Staying at the Table: A Conversation with Henry Winkler," at the Saban Media Center on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 in North Hollywood, California.

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Paula Newsome signs the poster for the Television Academy member event, "Staying at the Table: A Conversation with Henry Winkler," at the Saban Media Center on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 in North Hollywood, California.

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Television Academy President and COO Maury McIntyre at the Television Academy member event, "Staying at the Table: A Conversation with Henry Winkler," at the Saban Media Center on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 in North Hollywood, California.

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Marion Ross signs the poster for the Television Academy member event, "Staying at the Table: A Conversation with Henry Winkler," at the Saban Media Center on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 in North Hollywood, California.

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Marion Ross and Henry Winkler at the Television Academy member event, "Staying at the Table: A Conversation with Henry Winkler," at the Saban Media Center on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 in North Hollywood, California.

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Marion Ross at the Television Academy member event, "Staying at the Table: A Conversation with Henry Winkler," at the Saban Media Center on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 in North Hollywood, California.

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Henry Winkler and host Tom Bergeron embrace at the Television Academy member event, "Staying at the Table: A Conversation with Henry Winkler," at the Saban Media Center on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 in North Hollywood, California.

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Henry Winkler and host Tom Bergeron at the Television Academy member event, "Staying at the Table: A Conversation with Henry Winkler," at the Saban Media Center on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 in North Hollywood, California.

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Henry Winkler signs the poster for the Television Academy member event, "Staying at the Table: A Conversation with Henry Winkler," at the Saban Media Center on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 in North Hollywood, California.

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Henry Winkler and Paula Newsome at the Television Academy member event, "Staying at the Table: A Conversation with Henry Winkler," at the Saban Media Center on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 in North Hollywood, California.

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D'Arcy Carden, Marion Ross, Michael Levitt, Henry Winkler, Paula Newsome, and host Tom Bergeron at the Television Academy member event, "Staying at the Table: A Conversation with Henry Winkler," at the Saban Media Center on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 in North Hollywood, California.

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D’Arcy Carden signs the poster for the Television Academy member event, "Staying at the Table: A Conversation with Henry Winkler," at the Saban Media Center on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 in North Hollywood, California.

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D’Arcy Carden, Paula Newsome, Henry Winkler, and host Tom Bergeron at the Television Academy member event, "Staying at the Table: A Conversation with Henry Winkler," at the Saban Media Center on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 in North Hollywood, California.

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D’Arcy Carden and Henry Winkler at the Television Academy member event, "Staying at the Table: A Conversation with Henry Winkler," at the Saban Media Center on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 in North Hollywood, California.

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Paula Newsome, D’Arcy Caren, and Henry Winkler at the Television Academy member event, "Staying at the Table: A Conversation with Henry Winkler," at the Saban Media Center on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 in North Hollywood, California.

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Ben Schwartz and Henry Winkler at the Television Academy member event, "Staying at the Table: A Conversation with Henry Winkler," at the Saban Media Center on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 in North Hollywood, California.

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Michael Levitt signs the poster for the Television Academy member event, "Staying at the Table: A Conversation with Henry Winkler," at the Saban Media Center on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 in North Hollywood, California.

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Host Tom Bergeron signs the poster for the Television Academy member event, "Staying at the Table: A Conversation with Henry Winkler," at the Saban Media Center on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 in North Hollywood, California.

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2018 Casting Directors Nominee Reception
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Sherry Thomas, Henry Winkler, and Sharon Bialy at the Television Academy's 2018 Casting Directors Nominee Reception at Mr. C Beverly Hills on Thursday, September 6, 2018, in Beverly Hills, California.

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2018 Performers Nominee Reception
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Jackie Tohn and Henry Winkler at the 2018 Performers Nominee Reception presented by the Television Academy at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, September 15, 2018, in Beverly Hills, California.

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Henry Winkler accepts his award at the 70th Emmy Awards.

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Stacey Weitzman and Henry Winkler
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Stacey Weitzman and Henry Winkler on the red carpet at the 70th Emmy Awards.

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Stacey Weitzman, Henry Winkler and George R. R. Martin
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Stacey Weitzman, Henry Winkler and George R. R. Martin on the red carpet at the 70th Emmy Awards.

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2018 Performers Peer Group Celebration
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Brian Tyree Henry and Henry Winkler attend the Television Academy’s 2018 Performers Peer Group Celebration of the 70th Emmy Awards at NeueHouse Hollywood on Monday, August 20, 2018, in Los Angeles, California.

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Henry Winkler pays tribute to Garry Marshall at the 2016 Primetime Emmys.
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Henry Winkler pays tribute to Garry Marshall at the 2016 Primetime Emmys. 

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Henry Winkler and Stacey Weitzman on the red carpet at the 2016 Primetime Emmys.
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Henry Winkler and Stacey Weitzman on the red carpet at the 2016 Primetime Emmys. 

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Henry Winkler arrives for the 2014 Primetime Creative Arts Emmys.
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Henry Winkler arrives for the 2014 Primetime Creative Arts Emmys.

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