The series focuses on the misadventures of Hank Zipzer, a 12-year-old schoolboy who suffers from dyslexia.

Hank Zipzer - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2014-01-28

Hank Zipzer - Henry Winkler - Netflix

Henry Franklin Winkler (born October 30, 1945) is an American actor, comedian, director, producer, and author. He played the role of greaser Arthur “Fonzie” Fonzarelli, the breakout character of the 1970s American sitcom Happy Days. He also starred as Sy Mittleman on Adult Swim's Childrens Hospital, and as Eddie R. Lawson on USA Networks's Royal Pains. Winkler also had notable guest-starring roles on Arrested Development as Barry Zuckerkorn and Dr. Saperstein on Parks and Recreation. In 2018, he appears as Gene Cousineau on the HBO comedy Barry. For his role on Happy Days, Winkler won two Golden Globe Awards and earned three Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series. He was also nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series for his role on The Practice.

Hank Zipzer - Honors and awards - Netflix

1996: Class Day speaker at Yale University, an honor accorded to distinguished Yale alumni August 3, 2008: Guest conductor at the Boston Pops by the Sea Concert in Hyannis, Massachusetts August 19, 2008: Unveiling of the Bronze Fonz, a life-sized, bronze statue of Fonzie along the Milwaukee Riverwalk. March 29, 2010: Key to the City of Winnipeg for his contributions to education and literacy Golden Globe Awards 1977: Won – Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy – Happy Days 1978: Won – Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy – Happy Days (tied with Ron Howard, also for Happy Days) 1978: Nominated – Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama – Heroes 1983: Nominated – Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy – Night Shift Daytime Emmy Award 1995: Won – Outstanding Children's Special - 12th Daytime Emmy Awards – CBS Schoolbreak Special: “All the Kids Do It” 2005: Won – Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program - 32nd Daytime Emmy Awards – Clifford's Puppy Days Primetime Emmy Awards 1976: Nominated – Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series – Happy Days 1977: Nominated – Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series – Happy Days 1978: Nominated – Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series – Happy Days 1979: Nominated – Outstanding Informational Program – Who Are the DeBolts? And Where Did They Get Nineteen Kids? 2000: Nominated – Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series – The Practice Note – Also in 2000, Winkler had received an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series for an appearance on the short-lived series Battery Park, but the nomination was later withdrawn when it was pointed out later that the episode had aired after the Emmy's May 31 deadline. Order of the British Empire In September 2011, Winkler was appointed an Honorary Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for services to children with special educational needs and dyslexia in the UK. National Literacy Trust Winkler was named by the National Literacy Trust as one of the United Kingdom’s top 10 Literacy Heroes on December 3, 2013.

Hank Zipzer - References - Netflix