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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 ...
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1954:
Debut as stage actress at Omaha Community Theatre in "The Country Girl"; appeared with father Henry Fonda
1959:
Appeared as a model on the covers of such magazines as <i>Esquire, Vogue, Ladies' Home Journal, Glamour</i> and <i>McCall's</i>
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After college, moved to Paris to study painting and languages
1960:
Made Broadway debut in "There Was a Little Girl"; received Tony Award nomination as Featured Actress (Dramatic)
1960:
Film acting debut, "Tall Story"
1962:
Earned first Golden Globe playing a prostitute in "A Walk on the Wild Side"
1963:
Last Broadway appearance for over 45 years, "Strange Interlude"
1964:
First of four collaborations with director and future husband Roger Vadim, "Circle of Love"
1965:
Played the title role in "Cat Ballou"; its success led to her being able to demand a salary equal to that of her father
1966:
First of four collaborations with Robert Redford, "The Chase"
1967:
Starred opposite Redford in movie adaptation of Neil Simon's "Barefoot in the Park"
1968:
Directed by husband Vadim in the science fiction spoof "Barbarella"
1968:
Acted with brother Peter Fonda in the Vadim-directed episode of "Metzengerstein"
1969:
Earned first Academy Award nomination as Best Actress for Sydney Pollack's "They Shoot Horses, Don't They?"
1971:
Gave an Oscar winning performance as Bree Daniels in "Klute"
1972:
Earned the nickname 'Hanoi Jane' while visiting North Vietnam
1972:
Co-produced, co-wrote, and acted in the feature film "FTA/Free the Army/F*ck the Army"
1974:
Formed the production company I.P.C. (Indo-China Peace Campaign) with Tom Hayden and Bruce Gilbert
1974:
Co-directing debut, "Introduction to the Enemy"
1977:
Returned to features in Fred Zinnemann's "Julia"; first screen collaboration with Vanessa Redgrave
1978:
Earned second Best Actress Oscar for "Coming Home"
1979:
Founded her fitness company Workout Inc.; opened first aerobics studio
1979:
Received an Oscar nomination for her role in "The China Syndrome," co-starring Jack Lemmon and Michael Douglas
1979:
Again co-starred with Redford in "The Electric Horseman"
1980:
Co-starred in one of her biggest commercial successes to date, the comedy "Nine to Five" with Lily Tomlin and Dolly Parton
1981:
Acted for first and only time with father (his role won him the Best Actor Oscar) in the feature "On Golden Pond"
1982:
Released first exercise video "Jane Fonda's Workout"
1982:
Executive produced the ABC sitcom version of "Nine to Five"
1984:
Delivered Emmy-winning performance in ABC TV-movie "The Dollmaker"
1985:
Played the role of Dr. Martha Livingston in the feature adaption of "Agnes of God" opposite Meg Tilly in the title role
1986:
Earned an Oscar nomination for her portrayal of an alcoholic murder suspect in the thriller "The Morning After"
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Formed production company Fonda Films in late 1980s
1989:
First Fonda Films project "Old Gringo" flopped; also co-starred with Gregory Peck and Jimmy Smits
1989:
Last feature film as actor for 16 years, "Stanley & Iris"
1992:
Announced her retirement from acting to spend more time with third husband Ted Turner
2001:
Returned to acting for one-night only appearing in a gala benefit staging of "The Vagina Monologues" at Madison Square Garden in NYC
2005:
Returned to acting after a long hiatus to star opposite Jennifer Lopez in comedy hit "Monster-in-Law"
2005:
Published her autobiography <i>My Life So Far</i>
2006:
Received a six-figure contract with L'Oreal Paris' Age Re-Perfect cream, which was aimed at women over 65 (Fonda was 68)
2007:
Played Lindsay Lohan's grandmother in the Garry Marshall directed "Georgia Rule"
2009:
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
2012:
Co-starred with Catherine Keener in the comedy-drama "Peace, Love, & Misunderstanding"
2012:
Played news channel CEO Leona Lansing on Aaron Sorkin's drama series "The Newsroom" (HBO)

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