BirthdayMay 16, 1905
BirthplaceGrand Island, USA

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Henry Fonda

    Full name: Henry Fonda
    Also known as: Henry Fonda, Fonda, Henry
    Education: University of Minnesota
    Professions: Actor, Producer, Soundtrack
    Work: Awards for Henry Fonda
    Occupation: Actor

  2. Henry Fonda Measurements

    Height: 6' 1½" (1.87 m)

  3. Henry Fonda Known for

    Once Upon a Time in the West (1968), 12 Angry Men (1957), The Grapes of Wrath (1940), The Deputy (1959)

  4. Henry Fonda Death information

    Died: Thursday, 12th of August, 1982 (Age: 77)

  5. Henry Fonda Biography

    Henry Jaynes 'Hank' Fonda (May 16, 1905 – August 12, 1982) was an American film and stage actor.Fonda made his mark early as a Broadway actor. He also appeared in 1938 in plays performed in White Plains, New York, with Joan Tompkins. He made his Hollywood debut in 1935, and his career gained momentum after his Academy Award-nominated performance as Tom Joad in The Grapes of Wrath, a 1940 adaptation of John Steinbeck's novel about an Oklahoma family who moved west during the Dust Bowl. Throughout six decades in Hollywood, Fonda cultivated a strong, appealing screen image in such classics as The Ox-Bow Incident, Mister Roberts and 12 Angry Men. Later, Fonda moved both toward darker epics as Sergio Leone's Once Upon a Time in the West and lighter roles in family comedies like Yours, Mine and Ours with Lucille Ball, winning the Academy Award for Best Actor at the 54th Academy Awards for the movie On Golden Pond.Fonda was the patriarch of a family of famous actors, including daughter Jane Fonda, son Peter Fonda, granddaughter Bridget Fonda, and grandson Troy Garity. His family and close friends called him "Hank". In 1999, he was named the sixth-Greatest Male Star of All Time by the American Film Institute.

  6. Henry Fonda Family

    Spouse: Susan Blanchard (socialite)
    Siblings: Troy Garity, Vanessa Vadim, Bridget Fonda

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