Henry Winkler Leads Cast Of Star-Studded 'Happy Days' Table Read
Several celebs are getting together for a virtual Happy Days table read on Monday, including the show's original star Henry Winkler! Winkler will be reading for his iconic character "the Fonz," with other SAG award-nominated actors taking on the rest of the roles. Find out more here!
Henry Winkler is bringing some '70s nostalgia to 2021 as he reprises his iconic role! On Monday, Winkler will be part of the celebrity cast taking part in a Happy Days table read, which is hosted by SAG-AFTRA and People.
Winkler to read Happy Days episode "The Motorcycle"
Winkler is the only cast member from Happy Days taking part in the virtual event. As People reports, the ensemble of actors will be reading the season 3 episode "The Motorcycle". And unsurprisingly, Winkler will be taking on the role of "the Fonz"!
An impressive roster of talent makes up the rest of the cast list, which is composed of SAG-nominated actors and actresses. Glenn Close, John Carroll Lynch, and Eli Goree will play the Cunninghams— "Marion", "John", and "Richie". Goree's One Night in Miami... co-star Aldis Hodge has also been tapped to play "Ralph Malph".
Winkler joined by Bridgerton stars for table read
Winkler and the cast of seasoned actors will also be joined by a few up-and-coming actors and actresses! Bridgerton stars Luke Newton and Nicola Coughlan are reading for "Potsie Weber" and a waitress at Al's Diner, while Lovecraft Country actress Jamie Chung will step into the role of "Joanie Cunningham".
The Happy Days table read is being held in support of SAG-AFTRA, with funds raised going towards those in the entertainment industry in need of emergency financial assistance. To tune into the event on People's YouTube channel, come back here at 8 PM ET! It can also be streamed via the outlet's Facebook and Twitter accounts.