Which actor turned down the role of Danny Zuko in the movie “Grease”?

Answer: Last year, Henry Winkler revealed that he turned down John Travolta’s iconic role of Danny Zuko in the movie “Grease”.

During an interview, the 73-year-old actor admitted he passed on playing bad boy Danny because he “didn’t want to be typecast” in the part. “I turned down the lead role in Grease.

I didn’t want to be typecast. But you’re typecast anyway. And it’s not now that I’m like, ‘Oh, I should’ve done the role”, said Winkler in the interview. Henry Winkler was, of course, starring as ladies’ man Arthur Fonzarelli on the TV show Happy Days. Since the character Danny was so similar to “The Fonz,” Henry declined to star