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Winkler Starstruck By Springsteen

Actor HENRY WINKLER cringes whenever he recalls meeting his rock idol BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN - because he was so starstruck, he couldn't form a complete sentence. The 63-year-old became a big TV star after rising to fame...

Guttenberg Trades Hollywood For Village Panto

Actor STEVE GUTTENBERG turned down two Hollywood movies to perform in an English village pantomime - on the advice of former HAPPY DAYS star HENRY WINKLER. The Police Academy star plays Baron Hardup in a...

Happy Days Stars Return For Pro-obama Video

HAPPY DAYS stars HENRY WINKLER and RON HOWARD have reprised their roles in the beloved TV hit for a new FunnyOrDie.com video. Winkler returns as The Fonz and Howard as Richie Cunningham in a new...

Stars Caught Punching Fan In The Stomach

JOHN CLEESE, DARYL HANNAH, HENRY WINKLER and illusionists PENN + TELLER have been caught on camera punching a fan. Steve Harwood has posted his quirky snapshots with the celebrities on his website SteveHarwood.com. He claims...

Winkler Testifies In Ritter Trial

LATEST: Former HAPPY DAYS star HENRY WINKLER wrapped up his testimony in the ongoing JOHN RITTER wrongful death trial by telling the media he's still grieving the loss of his old pal. Winkler was in...

Winkler Regrets Turning Down Grease

Former HAPPY DAYS star HENRY WINKLER was devastated after he turned down the lead role in GREASE - because the film went on to be an international hit. The actor was originally approached to play...

Winkler + Glaser Star In Rival Pantomimes

Seventies U.S. TV superstars HENRY WINKLER and PAUL MICHAEL GLASER have gone head-to-head onstage in Britain, playing the same character in rival pantomime productions. Winkler, better known as The Fonz in Happy Days, and Starsky...

Douglas + Winkler Serve Up Dinner To The Poor

KIRK DOUGLAS and former HAPPY DAYS star HENRY WINKLER will be among the stars serving up meals to the poor and homeless in Los Angeles this Thanksgiving (22Nov07). The actors will join Camryn Manheim, Daryl...

Tennant's Doctor Who Voted Coolest Tv Character

Scottish actor DAVID TENNANT's interpretation of DOCTOR WHO has been voted the coolest person on television. Tennant, who replaced CHRISTOPHER ECCLESTON as the time lord in the cult BBC show in 2005 in the second...

Winkler: 'Fame Is A Myth'

HENRY WINKLER has warned fellow actors not to take their celebrity for granted after struggling to find work after HAPPY DAYS. Winkler, who played ARTHUR 'FONZIE' FONZARELLI in the sitcom between 1974 and 1984, found...

Winkler Slams Panto Critics

Former HAPPY DAYS star HENRY WINKLER has leaped to the defence of pantomimes, insisting the often-ridiculed festive productions are worthwhile. Winkler, best loved as TV hero THE FONZ, replaces DAVID HASSELHOFF as villainous CAPTAIN HOOK...

The Fonz To Tackle Peter Pan Villain On The London Stage

TV hero THE FONZ is to play the ultimate pantomime villain when actor HENRY WINKLER portrays PETER PAN's arch-enemy CAPTAIN HOOK on the London stage. The HAPPY DAYS star will replace DAVID HASSELHOFF in the...

Hasselhoff Panto Part Taken By The Fonz

LATEST: Former BAYWATCH star DAVID HASSELHOFF has been replaced by HENRY WINKLER in upcoming London pantomime PETER PAN. Hasselhoff dumped his role as stage villain CAPTAIN HOOK this Christmas (06) for a seat alongside TV...

The Fonz Woos Angels For Reunion Special

HAPPY DAYS star HENRY WINKLER is hoping to convince the stars of hit 1970s TV show CHARLIE'S ANGELS to reunite for a 30th anniversary special later this year (06). Winkler and his production partner...

Winkler Flashes Back To Fonzie

HENRY WINKLER experienced a flash-back while filming his latest movie CLICK, as he was made-up to resemble his iconic character FONZIE. The 60-year-old star had to age from 24 to 86 during the movie and...

Morrissey Befriends The Fonz

Former THE SMITHS frontman MORRISSEY has formed an unlikely friendship with HAPPY DAYS actor HENRY WINKLER. The former ARTHUR 'FONZIE' FONZARELLI has become one of the singer's biggest fans. Winkler says, "Morrissey recently came...

Happy Days Musical Debuts With New Kid On The Block

Classic TV comedy HAPPY DAYS has been turned into a stage musical starring former NEW KID ON THE BLOCK JOEY McINTYRE. McIntyre will resurrect ARTHUR 'FONZIE' FONZERELLI, the character originally brought to life by...

Tilly Joins Winkler In New Sitcom

Actress JENNIFER TILLY is set to become HENRY WINKLER's new girlfriend in an upcoming sitcom about a family of doctors. In OUT OF PRACTICE, Tilly will portray the young lover of Winkler, who is...

Happy Days Star Discovered He's Dyslexic At 31

Former HAPPY DAYS star-turned-children's author HENRY WINKLER found out he was dyslexic when he was 31. The actor, who played THE FONZ in the hit 1970s sitcom, struggled at school, but never had an...

The Fonz Boasts About Hostage Help

HENRY WINKLER's greatest boast is his cool HAPPY DAYS character THE FONZ helped keep up the morale of US hostages in Beirut in the late 1980s. The actor came face to face with TERRY...

Degeneres Crowned Queen Of Daytime Tv

ELLEN DeGENERES was crowned queen of daytime TV on Friday night (20MAY05) - picking up two DAYTIME EMMY AWARDS for her chat show THE ELLEN DeGENERES SHOW. DeGeneres attended the New York ceremony at...

Happy Days Stars Reunite

The cast members of classic comedy HAPPY DAYS are reuniting for a 30th anniversary TV reunion. RON HOWARD, HENRY WINKLER, TOM BOSLEY, MARION ROSS, SCOTT BAIO, ERIN MORAN, DON MOST and ANSON WILLIAMS will...

Tearful Dallas Memories For Principal

An upcoming DALLAS reunion TV special was extra hard for VICTORIA PRINCIPAL to tape, because her beloved onscreen father-in-law couldn't be there to remember the soap. The actress, who gave the eulogy at JIM...

Happy Days To Return

Smash hit 1970s American TV show HAPPY DAYS is set to return for a one-off special later this year (04). The two hour reunion HAPPY DAYS 30, which will feature original cast members including...

Happy Days' Precious Leather Jacket

HAPPY DAYS character THE FONZ's leather jacket was such a valued piece of clothing it was locked away in a vault between shows. Only HENRY WINKLER was allowed to wear the famous jacket in...

Heather Graham Latest Recruit In Arrested Development

AUSTIN POWERS star HEATHER GRAHAM has signed up to appear in PORTIA DE ROSSI's new critically-acclaimed comedy series ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT. The sexy blonde has signed on to guest star in an upcoming episode of...

Stars Help Keep Ritter's Sitcom Alive

Stars from beloved TV shows HAPPY DAYS, THE ROCKFORD FILES, CHEERS, SEINFELD and LAVERNE + SHIRLEY are helping to keep the late JOHN RITTER's hit sitcom alive by taping a string of guest and regular...

John Ritter's Show To Go On

Bosses of JOHN RITTER's TV show 8 SIMPLE RULES FOR DATING MY TEENAGE DAUGHTER have announced plans to continue with the show - despite the star's sudden death last week (ends15SEP03). LLOYD BRAUN, chairman...

Tributes For Ritter

Tributes continue to pour in for actor JOHN RITTER, who died from a heart attack on Thursday night (11SEP03), with JAMIE LEE CURTIS crediting her role in new DISNEY comedy FREAKY FRIDAY to him....

Henry Winkler's Heartache At Wife's Cancer

HAPPY DAYS star HENRY WINKLER has spoken out about the trauma of his wife's battle against breast cancer. The actor, best known for his role as THE FONZ, was left devastated last year (02)...

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