Henry Winkler - Part of The Economic Club of Southwestern Michigan Speakers Series
2755 E Napier Avenue
Benton Harbor, MI 49022 (269) 927-8700
Contact: The Mendel Center Box Office
Phone: (269) 927-8700
Emmy Award-winning actor, author, director, and producer
From his breakout role as The Fonz on Happy Days to his current role co-starring as acting coach Gene Cousineau on the hit HBO dark comedy Barry, Henry Winkler has enjoyed over four decades of success as an actor, producer, and director. His big screen credits include Night Shift, The Waterboy, and The Lords of Flatbush. On stage, Henry has appeared on Broadway in Neil Simon’s The Dinner Party and The Performers. Beyond the stage and screen, Henry is a New York Times best-selling author. Niagara Falls or Does It? Hank Zipzer the World’s Greatest Underachiever, his first of 34 children’s books written with co-author Lin Oliver, was inspired by his own struggles in school due to undiagnosed dyslexia. An advocate for quality children’s programming, Henry has also produced countless projects for young audiences. During “An Evening with Henry Winkler,” he will share humorous anecdotes and inspirational lessons based on his life and storied career.