Motor City Comic Con, Michigan’s longest and largest comic and pop-culture event, is pleased to announce “Happy Days” star Henry Winkler will attend this year’s convention on May 17th, 18th and 19th at the Suburban Collection Showplace. Winkler will be hosting a panel Q&A and will be available for autographs ($40) and professional photo ops ($60). Tickets are on pre-sale on the Motor City Comic Con website: www.motorcitycomiccon.com
Henry Winkler, OBE, 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’ 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 began appearing as Gene Cousineau on the HBO comedy Barry. For his role on “Happy Days”, Winkler won two Golden Globe Awards and earned three Primetime Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series. For Barry, Winkler won his first Primetime Emmy Award in the category Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series. He also was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series for his role on The Practice and has won two Daytime Emmy Awards. 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”.
The 2019 Motor City Comic Con will be held at the Suburban Collection Showplace which is located at 46100 Grand River Avenue in Novi, Michigan on Friday, May 17 (12:30 PM to 7 PM), Saturday, May 18 (10:30 AM to 7 PM) and Sunday, May 19 (10:30 AM to 5 PM).
Doors open 30 minutes earlier for advance ticket holders. Future announcements of media guests, comic guests, exhibitors and events will be announced and posted to
www.motorcitycomiccon.com in the coming months.