Henry Gale is the husband of Em Gale and the adoptive father of Dorothy Gale.


After Karen Chapman left her daughter Dorothy with Henry and Em, the two raised Dorothy as their own daughter.[1]

Twenty years later, the three Gales celebrated Dorothy's birthday, Henry hoping for all of her wishes to come true. He eventually fell asleep on the couch doing a crossword.[1]

Behind the scenes

  • In L. Frank Baum's Oz books, Henry is the uncle of Dorothy Gale. Later in the series, when Princess Ozma became Dorothy's best friend and crowned her as an official princess of Oz, Henry and Em eventually abandoned their farm forever and moved to the magical Land of Oz.



  1. 1.0 1.1 Friedman, Josh, Arnold, Matthew, Doble, Justin, Schulner, David (writers) and Singh, Tarsem (director) (January 6, 2017). "The Beast Forever"/"Prison of the Abject". Emerald City. Season 1. Episodes 1 and 2. NBC.