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Jane Fonda

Jane Fonda


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Born: December 21, 1937 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Our Souls at Night (2017)
A widow and widower who have been friends for many years begin a romantic relationship.
Fathers and Daughters (2016)
While trying to get over her fear of emotional involvement with her boyfriend, a woman thinks back on her relationship with her famous father.
In the Future (2015)
Storyline is under wraps.
This Is Where I Leave You (2014)
A Jewish father's last wish is that his nonreligious family sit shiva for him.
No (2012)
Prior to the1988 referendum staged by Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet to gain another eight-year term in office, the political opposition adopts an upbeat strategy with a simple message: No.
All Together (2012)
Jean is a romantic revolutionary but enjoys the spoils of a bourgeois lifestyle with his wife, Annie. Annie is a retired psychiatrist who complains about not having enough time with her children and grandchildren. Albert, friendly yet senile, is the complete opposite of his energetic American wife,
Georgia Rule (2007)
Rebellious teenager Rachel screams, swears, drinks and is, in a word, uncontrollable. With her latest car crash, Rachel has broken the final rule in mom Lilly's San Francisco home. With nowhere else to take the impulsive and rambunctious girl, Lilly hauls her daughter to the one place she swore sh
Sir! No Sir! (2005)
Like the Vietnam War itself, the GI antiwar movement started small and within a few years had exploded into a force that altered history. Like the times from which it grew, the movement involved organized actions and spontaneous resistance, political groups and cultural upheaval. Today, at a time wh
Tell Them Who You Are (2004) as Herself
As a director of photography, Haskell Wexler has a reputation for brilliance. He has worked with the world's most accomplished directors including Elia Kazan, Mike Nichols, Woody Allen, George Lucas, Milos Forman and Francis Ford Coppola. He has won two Academy Awards in a career that includes numer
Until the Violence Stops (2004) as Herself
Centering around the impact of the Vagina Monologues, this documentary follows an international movement called V-Day, a day devoted to stopping violence against women. Eight hundred cities around the world in 2002 paticipated in V-Day by staging benefit performances of The Vagina Monologues, from
Searching for Debra Winger (2003) as Herself
Rosanna Arquette heads up this exploration of the pressures, choices and sacrifices that female actors face working in the entertainment industry, particularly as they hit 40 and begin being overlooked for certain roles. Debra Winger is the example of a pioneer in this battle because of her decisio
Inside the Academy Awards '95 (1995)
Special featuring interviews with Academy Award nominees, previous and for the 1994 awards. Includes behind-the-scenes gossip about the awards presentation, as well as fun facts about the Oscars and a call-in opinion poll.
Century Of Cinema, A (1994)
Documentary celebrating 100 years of moviemaking. Includes interviews with actors and directors.
Larry King: JFK Remembered (1993)
Live special hosted by Larry King. Celebrities and call-in viewers share their recollections of where they were the day President John F. Kennedy was assassinated.
Fonda On Fonda (1992) as Host
Jane Fonda recalls her father Henry's career as a star of stage and screen.
Stanley And Iris (1990) as Iris King
Drama about working women and their lives in a factory, centering around the romance between a baker who falls in love with an illiterate man.
Old Gringo (1989) as Harriet Winslow
An American schoolteacher is kidnapped by Mexican revolutionaries.
Gregory Peck: His Own Man (1988)
A "Crazy About the Movies" special presenting a biography of film star Gregory Peck, highlighted by clips from some of his classic films and interviews with friends and co-stars.
Leonard Part 6 (1987) as Herself
Morning After, The (1986) as Alex Sternbergen
A troubled alcoholic woman wakes up next to a dead man. With the help of friends, she goes into hiding as they unravel the mystery of what happened.
Agnes Of God (1985) as Dr Martha Livingston
A psychiatrist tries to unravel the case of a young nun discovered with a dead baby.
Dollmaker, The (1984) as Gertie Nevels
In her TV-movie debut, Jane Fonda stars as an illiterate Kentucky woman who uproots her children to follow her husband to Detroit during World War II, where he has found work as a mechanic, and tries to adjust to a new way of life by utilizing her natural talents as a wood carver. Susan Cooper and H
Montgomery Clift (1983) as Herself
Rollover (1981) as Lee Winters
Lee Winters is a former movie star who inherited her husband''s multi-million dollar company when he was murdered. Lee is working with her banker to find her husband''s killer, and the two become lovers. The couple go to Saudi Arabia to get a loan, and to secure Lee''s role as chairman of the company''s board. When they arrive in the country, the find out about a Saudi company''s plot to destailize the Western economy by pulling their money out of banks all over the world.
Acting: Lee Strasberg and The Actors Studio (1981) as Herself
Lee Strasberg and The Actors Studio that he created are documented. Strasberg is interviewed, seen reacting to filmed performances by legendary actors, as well as with his friends and those he is mentoring. Actors Studio graduate Jane Fonda talks about the benefits of her education there, and clips
On Golden Pond (1981) as Chelsea Thayer Wayne
During a summer holiday, an elderly couple comes to grips with aging and their troubled relationship with their adult daughter.
No Nukes (1980) as Herself
Documentary with selections from the concert held at Madison Square Garden by Musicians United for Save Energy. The organizers of the collective were Jackson Brown, Graham Nash, Bonnie Raitt and John Hall. The concert marked the first official appearance of Bruce Springsteen and the E Steet Band. Ot
Nine to Five (1980) as Judy Bernly
Recently divorced Judy Bernly takes an office job and soon becomes pals with fellow secretaries Violet Newstead and Doralee Rhodes. Their boss is male chauvinist Franklin Hart Jr. , who is trying to land Doralee in bed. While smoking pot one night the women hatch a plan to take revenge on their crue
The Electric Horseman (1979) as Hallie Martin
A retired rodeo cowboy rebels against the admen who want to make him a commercial spokesman.
The China Syndrome (1979) as Kimberly Wells
A television newswoman stumbles onto deadly secrets at a nuclear power plant.
Comes A Horseman (1978) as Ella Connors
Rival ranchers battle over oil rights.
Coming Home (1978) as Sally Hyde
While her husband serves in Vietnam, a young woman falls in love with a disabled veteran.
California Suite (1978) as Hannah Warren
Four sets of guests at a posh hotel face personal crises.
Fun With Dick And Jane (1977) as Jane Harper
When a wealthy couple loses their main source of income, both turn to a life of crime--as they organize various heists on their rich friends'' accounts.
Julia (1977) as Lillian Hellman
To help a childhood friend, playwright Lillian Hellman carries money for the resistance into Nazi territory.
Blue Bird, The (1976) as Night
A pair of peasant children, Mytyl and her brother Tyltyl, are led on a magical quest for the fabulous Blue Bird of Happiness by the Fairy Berylune. On their journey, they are accompanied by the humanized presences of a Dog, a Cat, Light, Fire, Bread, and other entities.
Introduction to the Enemy (1974) as Herself
The directors and stars of this anti-war documentary went to North Vietnam during the most intense period of the United States' participation in the conflict. The damage from American and allied bombings are shown and Le Duc Tho, a Viet Cong peace negotiator, and others are interviewed about their p
A Doll's House (1973) as Nora
A childish wife reveals surprising strength when faced with blackmail.
Steelyard Blues (1973) as Iris
A group of dropouts race to raise money to escape society.
FTA (1972) as
In 1971, Jane Fonda and fellow anti-Vietnam war activists Donald Sutherland, Holly Near, and Paul Mooney began performing a satirical revue in coffeehouses and parks near army bases to entertain soldiers who opposed the war. The show featured political sketches, protest songs, humor, and appearances
Tout va bien (1972) as Journalist--She
An American news correspondent gets mixed up with a wildcat strike.
Klute (1971) as Bree Daniel
A small-town detective searches for a missing man linked to a high-priced prostitute.
They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (1969) as Gloria Beatty
Desperate characters stake their fortune on a Depression-era dance marathon.
Spirits of the Dead (1969) as Countess Frederica
This film comprises three supernatural tales based on the works of Edgar Allan Poe.
Barbarella (1968) as Barbarella
An over-sexed space agent takes on a dictator and an amoral queen.
Barefoot in the Park (1967) as Corie Bratter
A free-thinking bride and her conservative groom have trouble adjusting to married life.
The Game Is Over (1967) as Renée Saccard
Hurry Sundown (1967) as Julie Ann Warren
An unscrupulous Southern landowner takes advantage of racial tensions to extend his holdings.
The Chase (1966) as Anna Reeves
A convict's escape ignites passions in his hometown.
Any Wednesday (1966) as Ellen Gordon
A young businessman catches his boss keeping a mistress in the company apartment.
Circle of Love (1965) as Married woman
Circular tale of lovers in Vienna in which characters from one tryst lead into the next one and so forth.
Cat Ballou (1965) as Cat Ballou
A prim schoolteacher turns outlaw queen when the railroad steals her land.
Sunday in New York (1964) as Eileen Tyler
A philandering pilot gets real moral, real fast when his sister contemplates a premarital fling.
Joy House (1964) as Melinda
In the Cool of the Day (1963) as Christine Bonner
A man''s efforts to save his friend''s marriage lead to infidelity.
Period of Adjustment (1962) as Isabel Haverstick
A newlywed couple''s honeymoon is disrupted by their friends'' marital problems.
Walk on the Wild Side (1962) as Kitty Twist
A penniless farmer tracks the woman he loves to a New Orleans brothel.
The Chapman Report (1962) as Kathleen Barclay
A research psychologist gets involved in the personal lives of four women.
Tall Story (1960) as June Ryder
Love puts a college basketball star into a tailspin.

Writer (feature film)

FTA (1972) as Writer
In 1971, Jane Fonda and fellow anti-Vietnam war activists Donald Sutherland, Holly Near, and Paul Mooney began performing a satirical revue in coffeehouses and parks near army bases to entertain soldiers who opposed the war. The show featured political sketches, protest songs, humor, and appearances

Producer (feature film)

Old Gringo (1989) as Producer
An American schoolteacher is kidnapped by Mexican revolutionaries.
FTA (1972) as Producer
In 1971, Jane Fonda and fellow anti-Vietnam war activists Donald Sutherland, Holly Near, and Paul Mooney began performing a satirical revue in coffeehouses and parks near army bases to entertain soldiers who opposed the war. The show featured political sketches, protest songs, humor, and appearances

Cast (special)

Brando (Part 1) (2007)
The two-part original documentary on the larger-than-life actor's life on-screen and off. Features interviews with Robert Duvall, James Caan, Jane Fonda, Al Pacino and Martin Scorsese.
Brando (Part 2) (2007)
The two-part original documentary on the larger-than-life actor's life on-screen and off. Features interviews with Robert Duvall, James Caan, Jane Fonda, Al Pacino and Martin Scorsese.
Complicated Women (2003) as Narrator
Documentary that looks at the phenomenon of "pre-code women" during the years 1929-1934.
Intimate Portrait: Eve Ensler (2003) as Interviewee
A look at Eve Ensler, writer/creator of The Vagina Monologues.
Intimate Portrait: Rosalynn Carter (2000) as Narration
Profile of the life and career of former First Lady Rosalynn Carter.
People Count: Hot on the Trail (2000) as Host
Documentary special focusing on the issue of global warming. Focusing on climate change both now and in centuries past, photojournalist and filmmaker Barbara Pyle travels to Easter Island, 2.300 miles off the coast of Chile. The island, home to huge stone statues, is said to have lost the majority
72nd Annual Academy Awards Presentation (2000) as Presenter
Live coverage of the 72nd annual Academy Awards presentation from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California.
Robert Redford: Hollywood Outlaw (2000) as Interviewee
Profile of actor/director/producer Robert Redford.
Trumpet Awards, The (2000) as Presenter
Telecast of the 2000 Trumpet Awards ceremony, honoring African-American achievers in fields as diverse as law, business, politics and entertainment.
Celebration: 100 Years of Great Women With Barbara Walters, A (1999) as Interviewee
ABC News special providing the stories of some of the 20th century's most influential, distinguished and fascinating women. Includes new and archival interviews conducted by Barbara Walters.
People Count Special (1999) as Host
Documentary about world population. Executive producer and photo-journalist Barbara Pyle visits an all-women trekking business in Nepal that teaches young women mountaineering skills and opportunities other than childbearing. In India, Pyle re-visits Veer Bhadra Mishra, a Hindu priest struggling to
Century of Women, A (1998) as Narration
Four-part documentary looks at how women have changed the course of the 20th century. Examines contributions of American women to all aspects of life, from the personal to political.
People Count: Fishing For Answers (1998) as Host
A look at what Americans are doing to sustain the ocean.
People Count: Forging Ahead (1998) as Host
At look at the issue of the Earth's changing climate and what can be done about it.
Sixth Annual Trumpet Awards, The (1998) as Presenter
Telecast of the sixth annual Trumpet Awards ceremony, honoring African-American achievers in fields as diverse as law, medicine, politics and entertainment.
1997 Trumpet Awards (1997) as Presenter
Awards ceremony, created by Turner Broadcasting System, honoring African-American achievers in fields as diverse as law, medicine, politics and entertainment.
Moms of a Lifetime (1997) as Host
Special profiling the lives of five extraordinary mothers. Jane Fonda introduces each story, talks about the responsibility, joys and fears associated with motherhood, and discusses her own experiences as a mother.
Making It Happen -- The Road From Rio (1997) as Host
Examination of critical issues facing the planet and at several individuals who are overcoming the odds and reshaping their communities and the world in the aftermath of the Earth Summit held in Rio de Janeiro in 1992.
Henry Fonda: Hollywood's Quiet Hero (1997) as Interviewee
Biographical documentary of actor Henry Fonda.
1996 Trumpet Awards (1996) as Presenter
Telecast of the fourth annual Trumpet Awards, saluting African-American contributions to the fields of medicine, education, literature, politics, sports, business, and entertainment.
Century of Women, A (1994) as Narration
A six-hour, three-part documentary on the changing role and image of women in U.S. history in the 20th Century. Makes use of voiceover narrative, archival footage, historic photographs, and on-camera interviews with women who have played important roles in the 20th Century. Also includes a fictional
People Count: Facts Of The Mind (1994) as Host
Special exploring the ways cultural evolution lags behind technology.
Century of Women, A (1994) as Herself
A six-hour, three-part documentary on the changing role and image of women in U.S. history in the 20th Century. Makes use of voiceover narrative, archival footage, historic photographs, and on-camera interviews with women who have played important roles in the 20th Century. Also includes a fictional
People Count: Facts Of The Heart (1994) as Host
Photojournalist Barbara Pyle profiles individuals from around the world who are addressing population and development issues.
People Count: The Facts of Life (1994) as Host
Portrait of the environmental and economic impact of population and consumption in both industrial and developing nations.
Fourth Annual Environmental Media Awards (1994)
Presentation of the fourth annual Environmental Media Awards, sponsored by the Environmental Media Association (EMA).
What Is This Thing Called Love? (1993)
Compilation of excerpts from interviews conducted in the past 17 years by Barbara Walters in which well-known personalities discuss their experiences with love, romance relationships and marriage.
65th Annual Academy Awards Presentation, The (1993) as Presenter
Broadcast of the 65th annual Academy Awards presentation.
Battle For the Great Plains (1992) as Host
A documentary focusing on the struggle of the people of the Great Plains to coexist peacefully with nature.
Laughing Back: Comedy Takes a Stand (1992)
A variety special hosted by Delta Burke to raise awareness for the National Coalition Against Sexual Assault.
Mysterious Elephants of the Congo (1991) as Host
A documentary about the forest elephants of central Africa, who are threatened with extinction by ivory poachers.
62nd Annual Academy Awards Presentation, The (1990) as Presenter
Live coverage of the sixty-second annual Academy Awards ceremony from the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles. Portions of the ceremony were beamed via satellite to Moscow, London, Tokyo, Sydney, and Buenos Aires.
Television Academy Hall of Fame, The (1990)
A telecast of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS) sixth annual Television Academy Hall of Fame induction ceremony, honoring individuals who have made lasting contributions to the television industry. The program also features footage chronicaling the careers of the inductees.
16th Annual People's Choice Awards, The (1990)
A live presentation of the sixteenth annual "People's Choice Awards" honoring America's favorite entertainers, in which the public determines the winners by a special Gallup Poll.
Night of 100 Stars III (1990)
A celebrity benefit for The Actors' Fund of America, featuring music, songs, dance and comedy. Features nearly 175 stars of stage, screen, sports, and fashion.
Time Warner Presents the Earth Day Special (1990)
A special in which prominent celebrities of film, television, sports, and music join together to publicize the global crisis of pollution, starvation, and resource shortage under the sponsorship of giant media conglomerate Time Warner.
Journey of Carlos Fuentes: Crossing Borders, The (1989)
A documentary focusing on the life of Mexican writer, critic, teacher and diplomat Carlos Fuentes. Features readings by Fuentes and interviews with close friends and associates.
61st Annual Academy Awards Presentation, The (1989)
Live coverage of the sixty-first annual Academy Awards ceremony from the Shrine Civic Auditorium in Los Angeles. Highlights include: an opening production number which recreates Hollywood's glittering past and such landmarks as the Cocoanut Grove and the Chinese Theater; a tribute to the great musi
American Film Institute Salute to Gregory Peck, The (1989)
The American Film Institute (AFI) presents its 17th Annual Distinguished Life Achievement Award to actor Gregory Peck. The special was taped on March 9, 1989 at the Beverly Hills Hotel.
NBC News Report on America: Life in the Fat Lane (1987)
An NBC News special report which focuses on America's obsession with weight loss and the billion dollar industry it has spawned. The program looks at the facts and myths concerning weight gain and loss, and the prejudism many overweight people encounter in business and social situations. Also includ
Special Olympics Opening Ceremonies, The (1987)
A special which celebrates the Special Olympics opening at Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Indiana. The program highlights the spirit of the 5000-plus mentally handicapped athletes from all over the world who compete in the international Special Olympics of 1987.
American Film Institute Salute to Barbara Stanwyck, The (1987) as Host
Barbara Stanwyck is the 15th recipient of AFI's Life Achievement Award in a ceremony at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles on 4/9/86. The event marks Stanwyck's 60th anniversary in show business. She made her screen debut in the silent film, "Broadway Nights," in 1926, and went on to appear in
Fit For a Lifetime (1986)
A two-hour special designed for the health and fitness needs of women. The program features practical advice on developing individual fitness programs, and includes experts who deliver the latest research from the growing fitness industry. Airing as part of the series "Lifetime Healthstyles."
58th Annual Academy Awards Presentation, The (1986) as Co-Host
Live coverage of the fifty-eighth annual Academy Awards ceremony.
Windows on Women (1985)
A special compilation of highlights from Public Television's most revealing documentaries and dramas which illuminate women's lives and special concerns. Featured are scenes from "Nova," "Frontline," and "Masterpiece Theatre."
Lily For President (1982) as Judy Bernley
Comedienne Lily Tomlin stars in this comical farce which deals with her experiences running for the office of President of the United States.
I Love Liberty (1982)
A program of music, comedy skits, and dramatic vignettes that salutes America.
Lily -- Sold Out (1981)
Lily Tomlin brings her original cast of characters to Las Vegas in this comedy special, which also features an array of guest performers.
Sensational, Shocking, Wonderful, Wacky '70s, The (1980)
A look back at the people, events, music, and popular culture trends of the 1970s.
Helen Reddy Special, The (1979)
An hour of music and song with pop singer Helen Reddy.
String of Beads, A (1961) as Gloria Winters
The story of Gloria Winters, a young girl who buys a string of cultured pearls and the complications that ensue when she wears them to a lavish party and is mistaken for a woman of great wealth.

Cast (short)

Dining with Brando (2007)
Actors and directors recount interesting dining experiences with Marlon Brando in this short documentary.
Watching Brando (2007)
Famous stars and directors discuss their esteem for Marlon Brando in this short documentary.
Filmmaking on the Riviera (1964)
This promotional film for "Joy House" (1964) features the cast and crew filming on location along the French Riviera.

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