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Jane Fonda

American actress
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Net worth 2018: $200 Million
Residence: New York City, New York, U.S.
Country: United States
BirthDay: 21 December 1937
Sigh: Capricorn
Height: 1.73 m

Jane Fonda was bornon 21 December 1937 in New York City, New York, U.S., American, is American actress. Jane Fonda is a versatile actress who has won several prestigious awards over a long and illustrious career spanning more than five decades. The beautiful and talented lady has evolved from just being an actress to become a fitness icon and also an outspoken feminist and political activist. Acting came naturally to Jane whose father was the legendary actor Henry Fonda, so it was no surprise when the pretty young girl expressed her desire to get into films. Even as a child she would watch movies and act out the scenes with her brother, Peter who too became an actor in future. She rose to fame in the 1960s with a string of successful films like ‘Tall Story’ and ‘Cat Ballou’ which helped her create her own identity as a Hollywood star beyond her identity as the daughter of a famous actor. Her luminous beauty and seductive charms earned her the image of a sex symbol. However, the talented actress never let the media typecast her. She proved to the world that she was a versatile actress who could play any role with the same dedication and perfection. She reinvented herself as a fitness guru and produced and starred in several exercise videos during her later years.


$200 Million


She was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2010 and has since recovered


She came out of her retirement in 2005 to star in the romantic comedy ‘Monster-in-Law’


Over the 2000s she continued to appear in other movies such as ‘The Georgia Rule’ (2007), ‘Peace, Love, and Misunderstanding’ (2011), and ‘The Butler’ (2013)


Her third marriage to the cable television tycoon and CNN founder Ted Turner in 1991 also ended in divorce in 2001


By 1990, she had decided that she wanted to retire from acting


Her dream came true when the father-daughter duo was cast together in ‘On Golden Pond’ in 1981 which won her father his only Academy award


She continued appearing in feature films all through the 1980s though not as frequently


She played the prostitute Bree Daniels in the dramatic film ‘Klute’ in 1971


After a series of not-so-memorable films in the mid 1970s, she appeared in the drama film ‘Coming Home’ in 1978


In 1969, she portrayed Gloria Beatty in ‘They Shoot Horses, Don’t They?’—a drama film directed by Sydney Pollack


Her first marriage was to Roger Vadim in 1965 which ended in divorce


She got her first Golden Globe Award nomination for the Best Actress for the movie ‘Period of Adjustment’ (1962) and another one for ‘Cat Ballou’ (1965)


She was very prolific during the early 1960s doing several movies in a year


She was active on the stage during the 1950s which formed the foundation for her Hollywood career


Her father a very famous actor and was counted amongst the best actors of the 20th century

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