“Happy Days” star Henry Winkler is auctioning off a treasure trove of costumes, props and other memorabilia from his acting career on December 8 at the “TCM Presents … Hollywood Cool” sale at the Bonhams auction house in Los Angeles. TCM is part of Warner Media, CNN’s parent company.
Arthur “Fonzie” Fonzarelli’s full outfit from Winkler, which includes Levi’s jeans, a white t-shirt, black engineer boots and, of course, the iconic leather jacket is expected to sell for between $ 50,000 and $ 80. $ 000, according to Bonhams.
The silver Triumph motorcycle “The Fonz” rode throughout the 10 years of ABC comedy is expected to sell for between $ 80,000 and $ 120,000, Bonhams said.
âI’ll never say goodbye because it’s always in my heart and always on my mind. It’s the show that threw me into the world and I’ll always be grateful,â Winkler told the affiliate. by CNN KABC. “Letting go of a physical thing in no way lessens the enormity of the experience.”
Winker has also recorded scripts, photos, letters and all kinds of other things from other projects over the years that go into the auction.
He told KABC that he is donating much of the proceeds from the sale to a non-profit organization his daughter Zoe started with two friends that helps separated and recently reunited families on the U.S. border.