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Henry Winkler


Henry Franklin Winkler was born on October 30, 1945, in Manhattan, New York. His parents, Harry Irving and Ilse Anna Maria Winkler, were Jewish immigrants who avoided the German Holocaust, moving to the US in 1939. His dad was the president of an international lumber company while his mother worked alongside his father. Henry grew up with "a high ... See full bio »

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Won 2 Golden Globes. Another 9 wins & 15 nominations. See more awards »

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Appeared on the morning television show "A.M. New York" on September 7. See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 2 Portrayals | 6 Interviews | 7 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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5' 6" (1.68 m)
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I vowed two things as a boy. The first was that I would be an actor, the second that I would never be like my parents. My father spoke 11 languages, my mother had no problem spelling. Their nickname for me was dummer hund - dumb dog, said often enough for it not to be funny. The idea that a child should be seen and not heard is arcane and barbaric. See more »

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Children: Stepson, Jed Weitzman (father is Howard Weitzman); Daughter, Zoe Emily Winkler (b. 1980); Son, Max Winkler (b. 1983). See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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