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Henry Winkler, His Son Max and Son-in-Law Rob Reinis Team with Phil Rosenthal for ABC Comedy Pilot

October 21
11:04 2013

Henry Winkler, His Son Max and Son-in-Law Rob Reinis Team with Phil Rosenthal for ABC Comedy Pilot

Deadline reports that Henry Winkler (Happy Days) and Phil Rosenthal (Everybody Loves Raymond) are joining forces with Winkler's son Max Winkler and actor son-in-law Rob Reinis in creating a family comedy pilot for ABC.

Read the original report here.

The untitled project follows a construction worker who is unexpectedly forced to move in with his in-laws: Henry, played by Henry Winkler, alongside his wife, Stacey Winkler. The story allegedly mirrors Winkler's real-life relationship with his son-in-law Reinis.

The pilot will be written by Rosenthal, Max Winkler and Reinis and directed by Rosenthal.

Winkler will next be seen on the big screen in Larry Gaye: Renegade Male Flight Attendant. He will next be seen on television in Hank Zipzer. His recent TV credits include Childrens Hospital, Parks and Recreation, Royal Pains, Arrested Development, 1600 Penn, Hero Factory. He is well known for his portrayal of 'The Fonz' on the series Happy Days.

Winkler has appeared on Broadway in 2012's The Performers, as well as The Dinner Party in 2000 and 42 Seconds from Broadway in 1973.

Photo Credit: Walter McBride

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