It was a big night for actors Dick Van Dyke, 93, and Henry Winkler, 73, as the two stars attended the 2019 Golden Globes accompanied by their wives. Dick Van Dyke is at the awards due to his starring in the 1964 Mary Poppins and the 2018 follow up Mary Poppins Returns as Navckid Keyd. Henry Winkler was nominated for best performance by an actor in a supporting role in a series, limited series or motion picture made for television for his role as Gene Cousineau in HBO’s Barry.
Both men were previous Golden Globe nominees. Dick Van Dyke was nominated twice for The Dick Van Dyke Show and once for the New Dick Van Dyke Show. Henry Winkler was nominated five times and won twice. His nominations include Nightshift, Heroes, and Barry. He won twice for his role as “The Fonz” on television’s Happy Days.
It was Winkler’s Happy Days co-stars that sent him well-wishes and messages of support that caused people on social media to revisit the Fonz and pay tribute to the actor through photos and videos. Though Henry Winkler didn’t win the award, he certainly won praise from social media.
You may see Henry Winkler and his wife Stacey Weitzman look at the monitor as Ron Howard, Don Most, and Anson Williams amazed him with a special message of support in the video below.
Fans were thrilled to see Henry Winkler and Dick Van Dyke at the awards and social media quickly responded to how many older, familiar faces were being honored at the show.
Though Henry Winkler didn’t win, it seemed as if his fans and former cast members were delighted that he had been nominated.
Winkler will be on screen throughout 2019 and while devoted fans await the second season of Barry, Winkler continues his role as executive producer on the hit series MacGyver.
Barry was an early success and HBO renewed it for a second season quickly. Though it will definitely return, the exact premiere date remains unknown. Some are hoping for a March 2019 premiere.
Dick Van Dyke amazed moviegoers with his dancing scene in Mary Poppins Returns. At 93-years-old, fans quickly sounded off on social media at Dick Van Dyke’s clarity and sense of humor while at the awards. When it was time to present an award with co-star and nominee Emily Blunt, Dick Van Dyke easily read the teleprompter while Blunt needed to put on her glasses.
What did you think of Henry Winkler’s and Dick Van Dyke’s performances in 2018’s Mary Poppins Returns and Barry?