Happy Days vet Henry Winkler, 77, shares the cover for his upcoming memoir Being Henry: The Fonz… And Beyond
Henry Winkler shared the cover for his new memoir on Monday morning.
The 77-year-old actor is seen smiling with a white shirt and gray jacket on.
He will take his fans behind the scenes of his long career in his new memoir, Being Henry: The Fonz… and Beyond.
The actor who was nominated for a Best Supporting Actor award at the Golden Globes, is offering his fans a look into his 50 year career in the tome.
Henry first came into the public eye when he had a secondary role on the hit 70s show Happy Days as local tough Arthur ‘Fonzie’ Fonzarelli.
The character turned out to be so popular, he was made a lead in the series which lasted for 10 years.
New memoir: Henry Winkler, 77, shared the cover for his book on Monday. He will take his fans behind the scenes of his long career in his new memoir, Being Henry: The Fonz… and Beyond which will be released October 31
Fonzie: The actor starred as Arthur ‘The Fonz’ Fonzarelli for 10 years on Happy Days from 1974 to 1984
In a statement about the new book, Henry wrote ‘I am both excited and nervous to contemplate writing a memoir, because it’s hard for me to remember what happened the day before yesterday, but here I go!’
The actor spoke to CNN’s Chris Wallace on Who’s Talking about winning the part as The Fonz in November saying, when he turned up for the audition, ‘all I did was change my voice.’
‘I introduced myself as Henry, and then as I started to do it, something overtook me … And I changed my voice like this and it unleashed me.’
Henry is no stranger to writing.
He is the co-author of the Here’s Hank and Hank Zipzer series of children’s books which were inspired by the Emmy winner’s childhood and his struggle with undiagnosed dyslexia.
The actor promoted the first Here’s Hank book back in 2021, reading it to his young fans in various voices on YouTube.
The Royal Pains actor will address how the learning disability affected his life in the new memoir, and also reveal how difficult it was for him to get a job after being typecast as a result of his iconic Happy Days role.
The native New Yorker was able to get small parts a few times a year in the decades that followed.
Popular: Fonzie started out as a secondary role in the hit 70s series. The character turned out to be so popular, he was made a lead in the series
Typecast: The Emmy winner will discuss how being typecast after 10 years of playing Fonzie made it difficult for him to find more work, and how how undiagnosed dyslexia as a child affected his life and career
He made appearances in the Adam Sandler comedies The Waterboy And Little Nicky. The versatile star also provided voice work for many animated shows, including Clifford’s Puppy Days and Sit Down, Shut Up.
In the 2010s Henry got in front of the camera, charming audiences in comedies such as Parks and Recreation, Royal Pains, Arrested Development and Barry.
The author and actor was able to take part as music teacher Mr. Rock in the Hank Zipzer television series based on his popular books.
Being Henry: The Fonz… and Beyond is set to be a nice Halloween treat. The release date has been set for October 31.
He does movies too: Seen with Neve Campbell, David Arquette in Scream in 1996