Judith Light and Henry Winkler Will Co-Star in ABC Pilot "The Winklers"
18 Mar 2014
Two-time Tony Award winner Judith Light will co-star opposite stage and screen star Henry Winkler in the ABC pilot "The Winklers," according to Deadline.com.
The pilot — from "Everybody Loves Raymond" creator Phil Rosenthal; Winkler's son, director Max Winkler; and Winkler's son-in-law, actor Rob Reinis — is based on Henry Winkler's relationship with his son-in-law.
"The Winklers," produced by 20th TV, centers on Jack (Domenick Lombardozzi), an emotionally reserved construction worker who lives with his in-laws, actor Henry (Winkler) and Tita Winkler (Light).
Light received Tony Awards for her performances in The Assembled Parties and Other Desert Cities and is a Tony nominee for Lombardi. Her other Broadway credits include A Doll's House and Herzl.
Winkler, best known for his work on "Happy Days," has been seen on Broadway in 42 Seconds from Broadway, The Dinner Party and The Performers.
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