Zoe Emily Winkler is not only the daughter of one of Hollywood’s iconic actors, comedians, authors, directors and authors; she’s also an award-winning television and film producer, former preschool teacher, dedicated activist, humanitarian organization co-founder and humanitarian organization co-founder. In this article we’ll examine all these facets of her life and career-using it all to make a positive change on society.
From Teacher to Producer
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Zoe Emily Winkler was born September 30th 1980 in Los Angeles. She is the first child of Henry Winkler (most renowned as Arthur “Fonzie” Fonzarelli on Happy Days) and Stacey Weitzman, daughter of an accomplished entertainment attorney. Zoe grew up alongside Max Daniel Winkler (now film director/screenwriter) as well as her stepbrother Jed Weitzman from Stacey’s previous marriage.
Zoe earned her degree in education at Loyola Marymount University. Following graduation, she pursued a career as a preschool teacher to nurture young minds – teaching at Westland School a progressive elementary school in Los Angeles for several years as well as volunteering at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles where she read to sick children.
Zoe decided to follow in her family’s footsteps and become involved with entertainment by becoming a television and film producer, working on projects such as comedy series The Detour, drama series The Bold Type and documentary The Social Dilemma. Additionally, she produced short film The First Time directed by Max and starring Henry as directed by Max himself.
Co-Founding This Is About Humanity
Zoe Emily Winkler is not only an accomplished producer but also co-founder of an important humanitarian organization called This Is About Humanity. As a non-profit group dedicated to raising awareness and funds for families affected by immigration issues at the US-Mexico border, this humanitarian endeavor was founded by Zoe herself along with Elsa Marie Collins and Yolanda Selene Walther-Meade in 2018.
Organization organizes trips to the border where they visit shelters, detention centers and legal clinics providing humanitarian aid and support for migrants and asylum seekers. Furthermore, events are held as campaigns and fundraisers to educate the public and advocate for family rights and dignity – with celebrities such as Eva Longoria, Alyssa Milano Connie Britton and America Ferrera joining their cause in support.
Zoe Emily Winkler is an exceptional individual who excels at multitasking. From producing films, teaching English classes and running activist campaigns to raising three sons with husband Robert Reinis (real estate developer). All this while managing to do her personal and professional lives gracefully and compassionately; truly inspiring humanity as a whole.