December 21, 1937
83 years old
5 ft 8 in | 173 cm
36-25-35 in | 91.5-63.5-89 cm
57 kg | 126 pounds
9 US | 39.5 EU
Jane Seymour Fonda was born in New York City, U.S., on December 21, 1937, is an American actress and former fashion model.
Young Jane Fonda started her career as a model, she featured twice on the cover of Vogue magazine.
She began acting in a play "The Country Girl" (1954) with her father Henry Fonda, at the Omaha Community Playhouse.
She made her big screen debut in romantic comedy film Tall Story (1960) in role as June Ryder, for which she won the Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year.
She landed her Broadway debut in a play "There Was a Little Girl" (1960) in role as Toni Newton, for which she was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play.
She got her television debut in drama film A String of Beads (1961) in role as Gloria Winters.
Her breakthrough performance came as Kitty Twist in drama film Walk on the Wild Side (1962).
Book Club (2018) drama romance in role as Vivian, opposite Diane Keaton and Andy Garcia
She won two Academy Awards and two Golden Globe Awards for Best Actress for her roles in movies:
Klute (1971) neo noir crime thriller in role as Bree Daniels
Coming Home (1978) wartime drama in role as Sally Hyde
She was nominated for the Academy Awards for Best Actress for her performances in movies:
They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (1969) melodrama in role as Gloria Beatty
Julia (1977) drama in role as Lillian Hellman, for which she won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress
The China Syndrome (1979) disaster thriller in role as Kimberly Wells
The Morning After (1986) mystery thriller in role as Alexandra "Alex" Sternbergen / Viveca Van Loren
She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Chelsea Thayer Wayne in drama film On Golden Pond (1981).
Cat Ballou (1965) comedy Western musical opposite Lee Marvin
Barbarella (1968) science fiction in role as Barbarella
Old Gringo (1989) romantic adventure opposite Gregory Peck
Steelyard Blues (1973) comedy crime opposite Donald Sutherland
California Suite (1978) comedy opposite Michael Caine
Comes a Horseman (1978) western drama opposite James Caan
Georgia Rule (2007) comedy drama with Lindsay Lohan
The Morning After (1986) mystery with Jeff Bridges
The Electric Horseman (1979) western adventure romance opposite Robert Redford
Barefoot in the Park (1967) romance comedy opposite Robert Redford
Youth (2015) comedy drama with Michael Caine and Harvey Keitel
Fathers & Daughters (2015) drama with Amanda Seyfried and Russell Crowe
Our Souls at Night (2017) romantic drama opposite Robert Redford
She won the Primetime Emmy Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress for her role as Gertie in TV drama movie The Dollmaker (1984).
She was nominated for two Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Guest Actress for her recurring role as Leona Lansing in political drama series The Newsroom (2012–2014).
Grace and Frankie (2015-2021) Netflix comedy series in role as Grace Hanson
Elena of Avalor (2016-2018) animated adventure television series in voice role as Shuriki
Attended Greenwich Academy in Greenwich, Connecticut, Emma Willard School in Troy, New York and Vassar College in Poughkeepsie.
Studied acting at Actors Studio (1958), with Lee Strasberg.
Jane is a daughter of Henry Fonda.
Has Italian, English, French and Scottish ancestry.
Had a brother, Peter (1940–2019).
She was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play for her role as Katherine in a play "33 Variations" (2009).
Her aerobics video "Jane Fonda's Workout" sold over 17 million copies.
Was a close friend of Gregory Peck.
She was photographed sitting on an anti-aircraft gun on a visit to Hanoi, during the Vietnam war (1972), earned her the nickname "Hanoi Jane".
She supported the Alcatraz Island occupation by American Indians in 1969.
Good friends with Lily Tomlin.
Inducted into the California Hall of Fame in December 2008.
She won two Heneritta Awards for World Film Favourite Actress in 1973 and 1981.
She was married to:
Ted Turner (1991-2001)
Tom Hayden (1973-1990), they have one son
Roger Vadim (1965-1973), they had a daughter
Has been engaged to Richard Perry (2009-2017).