April 20, 2024 10:13 pm

Henry Winkler Says He's a 'Damn Fool' for Turning Down John Travolta's Grease Role
Henry Winkler Says He's a 'Damn Fool' for Turning Down John Travolta's Grease Role

Henry Winkler Says He’s a ‘Damn Fool’ for Turning Down John Travolta’s Grease Role

For actor Henry Winkler, Danny Zuko is the role that got away. Though he can these days be seen in his Emmy-winning role in HBO’s Barry, Winkler first broke into the scene decades ago with his unforgettable performance as the coolest guy on television, Arthur Fonzarelli of Happy Days. The portrayal is one of the most memorable of any greaser character that’s ever been played, but because of that, Winkler missed out on taking on another role that he now regrets.

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​Worried about typecasting, Henry Winkler rejected Grease, but now he feels that was a foolish decision. Read More