The Sound of Young America: Actor, Producer, and Author Henry Winkler

Episode 138

Television legend Henry Winkler is best known for his role as “The Fonz” on Happy Days, but he’s added a number of other acting, producing, and directing credits to his name over the years. He’s also co-written a series of children’s books. You can catch him right now as Dr. Sy Mittleman on Childrens’ Hospital on Cartoon Network’s [adult swim].

Episode notes

Television legend Henry Winkler is best known for his role as Arthur “The Fonz” Fonzarelli on Happy Days, but he’s continued to add acting, producing, and directing credits to his name over the past thirty years. He’s also co-written a series of children’s books about a boy with learning disabilities, inspired by his own challenges with dyslexia.

You can see him currently as Dr. Sy Mittleman on the new season of the [adult swim] show Childrens’ Hospital, airing Sundays at midnight, and on USA’s Royal Pains.

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  • Henry Winkler

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