Henry Winkler Calls Turning Down Danny Zuko Role In Grease One Of His "Greatest Decisions"

Playing Henry Winkler Calls Turning Down Danny Zuko Role In Grease One Of His "Greatest Decisions"

Henry Winkler Calls Turning Down Danny Zuko Role In Grease One Of His "Greatest Decisions"

Henry Winkler and John Travolta posed for a photo together at Chicago Comic Con, and of course, Rach had to hear the story behind it.

"John and I met when we first started together on television," Henry says. "They tried to make a controversy that we didn't like each other, which wasn't true."

"The only connection — I've never worked with John — I was offered 'Grease,'" the "Happy Days" actor reveals. "Now I can dance 'Grease,' but I can't sing 'Grease.' So I thought, 'you know what, I just played The Fonz for 10 years, I'm going to say no."

He doesn't regret taking a hard pass on the role, though. Henry says it was "one of the great decisions of my life, because John Travolta — who really deserved it — he said yes."

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