Henry Winkler

1945 - Today

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Henry Franklin Winkler OBE (born October 30, 1945) is an American actor, comedian, director, and producer. He initially rose to fame for his role as Arthur "Fonzie" Fonzarelli, a greaser who became the breakout character of the sitcom Happy Days (1974–1984), for which he won two Golden Globe Awards and earned three Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series. Winkler later played Barry Zuckerkorn on the comedy series Arrested Development (2003–2019), Sy Mittleman on the dark comedy series Childrens Hospital (2008–2016), Dr. Saperstein on the comedy series Parks and Recreation (2009–2015), and Eddie R. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Henry Winkler has received more than 7,954,311 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Henry Winkler is the 17th most popular comedian (up from 20th in 2019), the 2,018th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,703rd in 2019) and the 15th most popular American Comedian.

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  • 4.32

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Among comedians, Henry Winkler ranks 17 out of 90. Before him are Bob Newhart, Bob Hope, Simon Pegg, Joan Rivers, Andy Kaufman, and Richard Pryor. After him are Ricky Gervais, Don Rickles, Lucille Ball, Bob Odenkirk, Chris Rock, and Zach Galifianakis.

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Among people born in 1945, Henry Winkler ranks 103Before him are Yuen Woo-ping, Micheline Calmy-Rey, Alexander, Crown Prince of Yugoslavia, Ladislao Mazurkiewicz, Larry Tesler, and Luis Ocaña. After him are Rita Pavone, Peter Criss, Barbara Carrera, Bobby Solo, Jaclyn Smith, and Bob Gunton.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Henry Winkler ranks 2,018 out of 15,968. Before him are Bill Finger (1914), Donald J. Cram (1919), Perry Como (1912), Robert Todd Lincoln (1843), Ariana Grande (1993), and Richard Pryor (1940). After him are Janet Yellen (1946), Ronnie Coleman (1964), Henry L. Stimson (1867), Edwin G. Krebs (1918), George H. Hitchings (1905), and Lionel Stander (1908).

Among COMEDIANS In United States

Among comedians born in United States, Henry Winkler ranks 15Before him are Chevy Chase (1943), George Carlin (1937), Bob Newhart (1929), Joan Rivers (1933), Andy Kaufman (1949), and Richard Pryor (1940). After him are Don Rickles (1926), Lucille Ball (1911), Bob Odenkirk (1962), Chris Rock (1965), Zach Galifianakis (1969), and Harpo Marx (1888).

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