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Politics 'Happy Days' cast reuniting for Wisconsin Democratic Party fundraiser

18:06  20 october  2020
18:06  20 october  2020 Source:   thehill.com

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Former "Happy Days" cast members will unite for a virtual fundraiser for the Democratic Party of Wisconsin Sunday.

Ron Howard wearing a suit and tie smiling at the camera: 'Happy Days' cast reuniting for Wisconsin Democratic Party fundraiser © Getty 'Happy Days' cast reuniting for Wisconsin Democratic Party fundraiser

Attendees will include several actors from the Milwaukee-set sitcom, including Henry Winkler, Ron Howard, Don Most, Anson Williams and Marion Ross, as well as Lowell Ganz, who was a writer and supervising producer for the show.

Among the absent cast members is Scott Baio, who is one of President Trump's most vocal Hollywood backers.

Viewers will be able to join the event with a donation of $1 or more, according to the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel.

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Howard tweeted about the event Monday, calling 2020 "the most important election of our lifetimes." Wisconsin's status as a battleground state. Winkler also amplified the event on his own Twitter account.

Numerous TV and movie cast reunions have served as digital fundraisers in recent weeks, including cast members of "The Princess Bride," "Veep" and "Parks and Recreation."

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