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Walnut Creek: Newsmakers: Lesher Speaker Series – Henry Winkler

April 11 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

<h1 class="tribe-events-single-event-title">Walnut Creek: Newsmakers: Lesher Speaker Series – Henry Winkler</h1>

Newsmakers: Lesher Speaker Series seeks to nurture a community of enthusiastic conversationalists, inspired to discuss important issues with family, friends, and neighbors.

Emmy Award-Winning Actor, Author, Director & Producer

Henry Winkler co-stars as acting teacher Gene Cousineau on the hit HBO dark comedy Barry, alongside Bill Hader. The role garnered him an Emmy Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy in September 2018. The series concluded its second season in March 2019 and will return for a third in 2020.

Winkler has enjoyed over four decades of success in Hollywood and continues to be in demand as an actor, producer, and director.

A 1973 audition in Los Angeles forever changed the life of the Yale School of Drama graduate when producer Garry Marshall and Tom Miller cast Winkler in the iconic role of Arthur Fonzarelli, aka “The Fonz,” in the TV series Happy Days. During his 10 years on the popular sitcom, he won two Golden Globe Awards, was nominated three times for an Emmy Award, and was also honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Both Fonzie’s famous leather jacket and his lunch box have resided in the Smithsonian Institute since 1980. Learn more about Henry Winkler.

Running Time: approx. 90 minutes, with no intermission

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April 11
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Lesher Center for the Arts
1601 Civic Dr,
Walnut Creek, CA 94596 United States
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(925) 943-7469


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