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Robin Williams Saved Worst Happy Days Script With Amazing Improv

7th November 2014

Robin Williams saved the worst Happy Days script ever and turned his Mork episode into one of the beloved comedy show's best.The late funnyman was a little-known stand-up comedian when Happy Days regular Al Molinaro...

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The Things They Say: 4448085

6th November 2014

"He was so committed to his craft, so caring, so selfless... This guy was just, like, incredible... He never complained, not egotistical; all these other actors came to him for advice... He just was worldly,...

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28th March 2014

Happy Days star Henry Winkler is to be honoured with the inaugural Achievement in Television Excellence Award at the upcoming ATX Television Festival in Austin, Texas in June (14).

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Scott Baio's Comedy Cancelled

18th March 2014

Former Happy Days star Scott Baio's Tv comedy has been cancelled after three seasons.See Dad Run will end later this year (14) when all 13 episodes of the final season have aired. In the...

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Scott Baio: 'I Can't Understand Why Anyone Would Try Drugs'

24th February 2014

Former Happy Days star Scott Baio can't understand why young stars dabble with drugs because he was too obsessed with staying fit to pump his body full of pills and powder.The former child star admits...

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9th January 2014

Happy Days creator Garry Marshall is set to receive the 2014 Paddy Chayefsky Laurel Award for Television Writing Achievement from the Writers Guild of America, West (Wgaw). The writer, producer and director will be recognised...

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Happy Days For Henry Winkler As He Receives Freedom Of The City Of London

9th January 2014

Happy Days icon Henry Winkler has been honoured with the Freedom of the City of London.The veteran actor, best known for playing The Fonz in the hit 1970s comedy, was presented with the framed declaration...

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Happy Days Fans Asked To Cover Adaptation's Expenses

21st October 2013

Producers of a stage adaptation of Happy Days are calling on fans to invest thousands of dollars to cover unexpected expenses.Happy Days - A New Musical is already fully funded but bosses are seeking a...

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19th September 2013

Former Happy Days star Henry Winkler's literary career has been given a big boost - his children's book franchise, Hank Zipzer: The Worlds' Greatest Underachiever, is to be turned into a Bbc series. Winkler, who...

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Happy Days Theatre Role For Heidi Range

28th June 2013

Sugababes star Heidi Range is to swap pop for musical theatre with a role in a stage show based on hit U.S. Tv comedy Happy Days.The singer has landed the part of Pinky Tuscadero, girlfriend...

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Happy Days Writer/producer Bob Brunner Dies

8th November 2012

Happy Days writer and producer Bob Brunner has died at the age of 78.He passed away on 28 October (12) after suffering a heart attack near his home in Northridge, California. Brunner launched his...

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Scott Baio Attended Ronald Reagan's Funeral

1st November 2012

Former Happy Days star Scott Baio attended U.S. President Ronald Reagan's private funeral service as a personal guest of the ex-leader's wife.Baio campaigned for the actor-turned-politician during his younger years, and when the former California...

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Henry Winkler To Play Porn Star On Broadway

29th July 2012

Former Happy Days star Henry Winkler is returning to Broadway for the first time in 12 years - as a porn star.The veteran actor has signed on to portray an ageing adult star opposite Cheyenne...

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Happy Days Stars Reach Settlement

6th July 2012

Cast members from hit U.S. sitcom Happy Days have ended a longrunning feud with TV bosses after reaching an out-of-court settlement over merchandising profits.Actors Marion Ross, Anson Williams, Don Most and Erin Moran and the...

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Happy Days Cast Members' Merchandise Case Heading To Trial

11th June 2012

Cast members from hit sitcom Happy Days are preparing for a court battle in their ongoing fight with TV bosses for a cut of profits from merchandising sales.Actors Marion Ross, Anson Williams, Don Most and...

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Henry Winkler In Talks To Play Porn Star

17th May 2012

Beloved Happy Days star Henry Winkler is in talks to play a porn star on Broadway.The actor is in negotiations to portray an ageing adult star opposite Cheyenne Jackson in The Performers. The David West...

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George Michael Released From Hospital

22nd December 2011

George Michael has been released from hospital and is flying back to England today (22.12.11).The 48-year-old pop star has been receiving treatment for pneumonia at the AKH clinic in Vienna, Austria, for weeks but after...

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George Michael's Doctors 'Optimistic' About His Recovery

21st December 2011

George Michael's doctors are "optimistic" about his recovery.The 48-year-old singer has been receiving treatment for pneumonia at the AKH clinic in Austria and although they have been serious worries about his health, medics have now...

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George Michael Is Coming Home For Christmas

16th December 2011

George Michael is coming home for Christmas.The 'Faith' singer has been receiving treatment for pneumonia at the AKH clinic in Austria, but his previously life threatening condition is improving so much he is likely to...

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Happy Days Stars Lose Fraud Fight Against Tv Bosses

20th October 2011

A judge in California has thrown out a claim from Happy Days cast members who allege TV bosses committed fraud by failing to pay them for merchandising sales.A number of the sitcom's stars, including Marion...

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Happy Days Motorcycle For Sale

7th October 2011

The motorcycle ridden by Henry Winkler's character in Happy Days is set to go under the hammer.The 1949 Triumph Trophy Tr5 made a number of appearances with Winkler as The Fonz in the hit TV...

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Happy Days Star Asked Lynch To Help Him Land More Tv Singing Time

5th October 2011

Happy Days star Anson Williams once tried to recruit a young Jane Lynch to help him get more singing time on the show.The Glee star once wrote to the actor, who played wise-cracking crooner Potsie...

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Jane Lynch: I Was 'Terrible' Like Sue

22nd September 2011

Jane Lynch used to be a "terrible" person.The 51-year-old actress admits she used to be a lot like her 'Glee' character, menacing cheerleading coach Sue Sylvester, but thinks she is much "nicer" these days.She said:...

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Henry Winkler Awarded Honorary Obe In Washington

15th September 2011

Happy Days legend Henry Winkler picked up an honorary Order of the British Empire (Obe) medal at the U.K. embassy in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday (14Sep11).The actor, who played cool dude the Fonz in the...

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Tv And Movie Composer Hayes Dead At 92

29th August 2011

Jack J. Hayes, who composed music for beloved TV shows Happy Days and Gunsmoke, has died at the age of 92.Hayes also created music for Laverne & Shirley and served as orchestrator on a number...

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Robbie Williams Shaves Off Ageing Beard

26th August 2011

Robbie Williams shaved his beard after being mistaken for an old man. The 'Angels' singer has been back at home in Los Angeles working on his new solo album after finishing a tour with Take That,...

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Robbie Williams Completes New Album

19th August 2011

Robbie Williams has completed writing his next solo album.The singer - who recently finished a tour with his old boy band Take That - has been working on lyrics for his ninth album at his...

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The Things They Say 22569

15th August 2011

"I always put back whatever I catch. I don't even eat a trout in a restaurant. Look how beautiful they are! And you'll notice there's a rainbow going right down the centre of it." Former...

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Happy Days Stars Receive Cheques In Royalties Case

21st July 2011

The cast members of Happy Days who are fighting for a share of merchandise proceeds from the hit show have received small payments from TV bosses.A number of the sitcom's stars, including Marion Ross, Anson...

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Fly Fishing Improves Henry Winkler's Acting

27th June 2011

Happy Days star Henry Winkler relishes his fly fishing hobby - because it helps him hone his skills as an actor.Winkler, who played leather jacket-wearing The Fonz on the popular U.S. TV sitcom, admits he...

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