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2. The First Choice for the Role of the Fonz Was a Monkee

At Henry Winkler’s first call back for the role of Arthur Fonzarelli, he thought the odds were against him when he noticed Monkees drummer Micky Dolenz at the read. He was right to worry since Micky was the preferred choice, but Henry was literally deemed a better fit with the rest of the cast because of his shorter height.

Micky Dolenz

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