Henry Winkler is best known for his role as Arthur “Fonzie” Fonzarelli on the popular 1970s television series “Happy Days.” Born in New York City in 1945, Winkler began his acting career in the 1970s, appearing in a number of television shows and films before landing the role of Fonzie on “Happy Days.” The character was an instant hit with audiences, and Winkler’s portrayal of the cool and confident Fonzie quickly made him one of the most recognizable actors on television.
Throughout his career, Winkler has also worked as a producer, director, and author. After “Happy Days” ended in 1984, he continued to act in a variety of television shows and movies, including “Arrested Development” and “Here Comes the Boom.” In addition to acting, Winkler has produced a number of successful television shows, including “MacGyver” and “Sabrina, the Teenage Witch.” As an author, Winkler has written a number of children’s books, including the popular “Hank Zipzer” series.
Winkler continues to act and produce, but he has also become an advocate for individuals with learning disabilities, particularly dyslexia. He has been vocal about the difficulties he faced as a child with undiagnosed dyslexia, and has been involved in a number of organizations that support individuals with learning disabilities. He has also contributed to a number of documentaries and written book on dyslexia awareness, his dedication on this field helped him to be recognized as a Philanthropist and great humanist too.