On Happy Days, rode the same motorcycle that Steve McQueen used in The Great Escape.
Donated his Fonzie leather jacket to the Smithsonian Institution.
Godfather of Ron Howard's daughter, actress Bryce Dallas Howard.
Is a cousin of actor Richard Belzer.
Co-author of the Hank Zipzer: The World's Greatest Underachiever series of children's books.
Won a Daytime Emmy for producing 1984's Outstanding Children's Special All the Kids Do It; and won a 2005 Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program as the voice of the bird Norville on Clifford's Puppy Days.
Won the role of Captain Hook in the London pantomime Peter Pan in 2006, and returned to the holiday production for several subsequent years.
Is active in campaigns to highlight children's educational needs and often discusses his own struggle with dyslexia.
Is a New York Yankees fan; he read the starting lineups on Fox for the fifth game of the 2009 Yankees-Phillies' World Series.
In 2010, joined the cast of Childrens Hospital on Adult Swim and also took on a role on the USA Network drama Royal Pains.
1978, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama: Nominee
1976, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series: Nominee
1978, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series: Nominee
1977, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy: Winner
1977, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series: Nominee
2018, Emmy — Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series: Nominee
1983, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy: Nominee