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Jane Fonda
Jane Fonda Cannes 2015.jpg
Born Jayne Seymour Fonda
(1937-12-21) 21 December 1937 (age 81)
New York Ceety, New York, U.S.
Thrift Actress, writer, activist
Years active 1959–present
Hauf-marrae(s) Roger Vadim (1965–1973)
Tom Hayden (1973–1990)
Ted Turner (1991–2001)
Childer Vanessa Vadim
Troy Garity
Mary Luana Williams (Unoffeecial adoption)
Parents Henry Fonda
Frances Ford Seymour
Relatives Peter Fonda (brither)
Bridget Fonda (niece)

Jane Fonda (born Jayne Seymour Fonda;[1] 21 December 1937) is an American actress, writer, poleetical activist, umwhile fashion model an fitness guru. She is the recipient o various accolades includin twa Academy Awairds, two BAFTA Awards, fower Gowden Globe Awairds, a Primetime Emmy Awaird, the AFI Life Achievement Awaird, an the Honorary Gowden Lion.[2]

Born tae actor Henry Fonda an socialite Frances Ford Seymour, Fonda made her Broadway debut in the 1960 play There Was a Little Girl, for that she received the first o twa Tony Awaird nominations, an made her screen debut later the same year in Tall Story. She rose tae prominence in 1960s wi sic films as Period of Adjustment (1962), Sunday in New York (1963), Cat Ballou (1965), Barefoot in the Park (1967) an Barbarella (1968). Her first husband was Barbarella director Roger Vadim. A seiven-time Academy Awaird nominee, she received her first nomination for They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (1969) an went on tae win twa Best Actress Oscars in the 1970s for Klute (1971) an Coming Home (1978). Her ither nominations war for Julia (1977), The China Syndrome (1979), On Golden Pond (1981) an The Morning After (1986). Consecutive hits Fun with Dick and Jane (1977), California Suite (1978), The Electric Horseman (1979) an 9 to 5 (1980) sustained Fonda's box-office drawin pouer, an she wan an Primetime Emmy Awaird for her performance in the 1984 TV film The Dollmaker.

In 1982, she released her first exercise video, Jane Fonda's Workout, that becam the heichest-sellin VHS o aw time.[3] It wad be the first o 22 wirkoot videos released bi her ower the next 13 years that wad collectively sell ower 17 million copies. Divorced frae second husband Tom Hayden, she mairied billionaire media mogul Ted Turner in 1991 an reteert frae actin, follaein a row o commercially unsuccessfu films concludit bi Stanley & Iris (1990). Fonda divorced Turner in 2001 an returned tae the screen wi the 2005 hit Monster-in-Law. Tho Georgia Rule (2007) wis the starn's anerly other movie in the 2000s, in the early 2010s she fully re-launched her career. Subsequent films hae included The Butler (2013), This Is Where I Leave You (2014), Youth (2015), Our Souls at Night (2017) an Book Club (2018). In 2009, she returned tae Broadway efter a 45-year absence frae the stage, in the play 33 Variations that earned her a Tony Awaird nomination, while her major recurrin role in the HBO drama series The Newsroom (2012–2014) earned her twa Primetime Emmy Awaird nominations. She an aw released anither five exercise videos atween 2010 an 2012. Fonda currently starns in the Netflix oreeginal series Grace and Frankie, that premiered in 2015 an haes brocht her nominations for a Primetime Emmy Awaird and twa Screen Actors Guild Awairds.

Fonda wis a veesible poleetical activist in the coontercultur era in the Vietnam War an later becam involved in advocacy for weemen. She wis famously an controversially photographed sittin on a North Vietnamese anti-aircraft gun on a 1972 veesit tae Hanoi, in that she becam widely kent unner the nickname "Hanoi Jane." She haes an aw protestit the Iraq War an veeolence against weemen, an descrives hersel as a feminist. In 2005, she, Robin Morgan an Gloria Steinem co-foondit the Women's Media Center, an organisation that wirks tae amplifee the vyces o weemen in the media throu advocacy, media an leadership trainin, an the creaution o oreeginal content. Fonda serves on the buird o the organisation.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Davidson, Bill (1990). Jane Fonda: An Intimate Biography. Dutton. p. 39. ISBN 9780525248880. Jane was christened Jane Seymour Fonda and, as a child, was known as Lady Jane by her mother and everyone else. 
  2. Jane Fonda and Robert Redford Golden Lions in Venice. labiennale.org
  3. Jane Fonda's Workout Videos to Be Released on DVD