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|Birth Place:||New York City, New York, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Debut as stage actress at Omaha Community Theatre in "The Country Girl"; appeared with father Henry Fonda
Appeared as a model on the covers of such magazines as <i>Esquire, Vogue, Ladies' Home Journal, Glamour</i> and <i>McCall's</i>
After college, moved to Paris to study painting and languages
Made Broadway debut in "There Was a Little Girl"; received Tony Award nomination as Featured Actress (Dramatic)
Film acting debut, "Tall Story"
Earned first Golden Globe playing a prostitute in "A Walk on the Wild Side"
Last Broadway appearance for over 45 years, "Strange Interlude"
First of four collaborations with director and future husband Roger Vadim, "Circle of Love"
Played the title role in "Cat Ballou"; its success led to her being able to demand a salary equal to that of her father
First of four collaborations with Robert Redford, "The Chase"
Starred opposite Redford in movie adaptation of Neil Simon's "Barefoot in the Park"
Directed by husband Vadim in the science fiction spoof "Barbarella"
Acted with brother Peter Fonda in the Vadim-directed episode of "Metzengerstein"
Earned first Academy Award nomination as Best Actress for Sydney Pollack's "They Shoot Horses, Don't They?"
Gave an Oscar winning performance as Bree Daniels in "Klute"
Earned the nickname 'Hanoi Jane' while visiting North Vietnam
Co-produced, co-wrote, and acted in the feature film "FTA/Free the Army/F*ck the Army"
Formed the production company I.P.C. (Indo-China Peace Campaign) with Tom Hayden and Bruce Gilbert
Co-directing debut, "Introduction to the Enemy"
Returned to features in Fred Zinnemann's "Julia"; first screen collaboration with Vanessa Redgrave
Earned second Best Actress Oscar for "Coming Home"
Founded her fitness company Workout Inc.; opened first aerobics studio
Received an Oscar nomination for her role in "The China Syndrome," co-starring Jack Lemmon and Michael Douglas
Again co-starred with Redford in "The Electric Horseman"
Co-starred in one of her biggest commercial successes to date, the comedy "Nine to Five" with Lily Tomlin and Dolly Parton
Acted for first and only time with father (his role won him the Best Actor Oscar) in the feature "On Golden Pond"
Released first exercise video "Jane Fonda's Workout"
Executive produced the ABC sitcom version of "Nine to Five"
Delivered Emmy-winning performance in ABC TV-movie "The Dollmaker"
Played the role of Dr. Martha Livingston in the feature adaption of "Agnes of God" opposite Meg Tilly in the title role
Earned an Oscar nomination for her portrayal of an alcoholic murder suspect in the thriller "The Morning After"
Formed production company Fonda Films in late 1980s
First Fonda Films project "Old Gringo" flopped; also co-starred with Gregory Peck and Jimmy Smits
Last feature film as actor for 16 years, "Stanley & Iris"
Announced her retirement from acting to spend more time with third husband Ted Turner
Returned to acting for one-night only appearing in a gala benefit staging of "The Vagina Monologues" at Madison Square Garden in NYC
Returned to acting after a long hiatus to star opposite Jennifer Lopez in comedy hit "Monster-in-Law"
Published her autobiography <i>My Life So Far</i>
Received a six-figure contract with L'Oreal Paris' Age Re-Perfect cream, which was aimed at women over 65 (Fonda was 68)
Played Lindsay Lohan's grandmother in the Garry Marshall directed "Georgia Rule"
Returned to Broadway after 45 years to play a present-day musicologist in Moises Kaufman's "33 Variations"; earned a Tony Award nomination for Best Actress in a Play
Co-starred with Catherine Keener in the comedy-drama "Peace, Love, & Misunderstanding"
Played news channel CEO Leona Lansing on Aaron Sorkin's drama series "The Newsroom" (HBO)
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