Henry Winkler says most actors ‘don’t have enough’ despite strikes – The Hollywood Reporter

Henry Winkler took a few minutes out Saturday night from the fifth annual This is About Humanity fundraising soiree, which he co-hosted with his daughter Zoe Winkler Reinis at his Los Angeles home, to discuss the ongoing writers’ and actors’ strikes to think.

“I’ve said that many times, but if it’s not on the page, it’s not on the stage. In New York the playwright comes first; here the author is dismissed. That’s crazy,” Winkler said The Hollywood Reporter. “That’s #1. #2, I love my job, I’m very lucky. Most people in my line of work don’t have enough. It is very important that we all make sure everyone has enough. That is my feeling.”

“I have a feeling it’s going to end. How it ends, I have no idea. But until it’s over, I’ll be very, very lucky,” Winkler continued. In the meantime, he remains busy and finds his 39th children’s book and autobiography coming out soon. Being Henry: The Fonz. . . and beyondto be released on October 31st.

The star was also recently nominated for his ninth Emmy and fourth for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for his role as drama teacher Gene Cousineau in the final season of barry – which he will now wait until January to see if he won after the award ceremony was postponed by four months due to the strikes. The Writers Guild of America has been on strike since May 2 and SAG-AFTRA joined the strike line on July 13.

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