Henry Winkler regrets rejecting Grease role

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Henry Winkler regrets turning down the chance to star in ‘Grease’. The ‘Happy Days’ legend didn’t want to be typecast after rising to fame as Arthur ‘Fonzie’ Fonzarelli – also known as The Fonz – on the classic sitcom, and he thought the role of Danny Zuko was too similar. He told CNNs Chris Wallace: “It was so bad that not only could I not find work, but I was sitting at my desk at Paramount and I literally thought, ‘Am I ever going to find anything with as much impact as the Fonz?’ “How will I know? Will anybody ever ask me? I’m not getting any offers.” An offer did turn up, but Winkler snub…

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