The Daily Mail
By Sarah Ewing
March 26, 2012
The Happy Days star, 66, on being diagnosed with dyslexia in his thirties, going from almost blindness to 20-20 vision and why he’s an optimist.
‘You have greatness in you whether you’re in the top 10 per cent or the bottom 3 per cent,’ said Henry Winkler
ARE YOU AS CHEERFUL AS THE FONZ?
Yes — I’m a glass half-full person. Sure, I get sad and I worry a lot, but my entire life is based on a phrase that I’m always repeating to my three children: ‘If you will it, it is not a dream.’
DO YOU KEEP FIT?
I should probably exercise more, but I move around a lot — I’m not a person who likes to sit still for long! I’m also a keen angler, which gets me out in the fresh air.
Yes, I’m pretty conscientious about getting at least five fruit and veg a day. My food philosophy is to eat like a king in the morning, a prince in the afternoon and a pauper at night. Dinner is often just soup.
I’m drawn to sauces and saucy things, and soft, stinky French cheese just about puts me over the edge.