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Henry Winkler

Henry Winkler
Winkler in February 2011
Personal information
Birth nameHenry Franklin Winkler
Birth dateOctober 30, 1945(age 71)
Place of birthNew York City, New York, U.S.
NationalityAmerican
EducationEmerson College
Alma materYale School of Drama
OccupationActor, director, producer, author
Years active1972 present
SpouseStacey Weitzman (1978 present); 2 children
ParentsHarry Irving Winkler,
Ilse Anna Maria (née Hadra)

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Henry Franklin Winkler, OBE (Hon.) (born October 30, 1945) is an American actor, director, producer, and author.

Winkler is best known for his role as Fonzie on the 1970s American sitcom Happy Days. "The Fonz," a leather-clad greaser and auto mechanic, started out as a minor character at the show's beginning but had achieved top billing by the time the show ended.


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