Jane Fonda

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Jane Fonda
Birth name Jayne Seymour Fonda
Born December 21, 1937 in New York City, New York, USA
Notable Roles
Notable Episodes
Awards

Jane Fonda is an American actress, writer, political activist, former fashion model, fashion guru, and a two-time Academy Award winner.

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Biography

Lady Jane Seymour Fonda was born in New York, the daughter of legendary Hollywood actor Henry Fonda and Canadian-born socialite Frances Ford Brokaw, née Seymour. According to her father, their surname came from an Italian ancestor, who immigrated to the Netherlands in the 1500s.

Roles

Starring Roles

Series Role Year(s) Season(s)
Grace and Frankie Grace Hanson 2015–present 1 2

Recurring Roles

Series Role Year(s) Season(s)
The Newsroom (2012) Leona Lansing 2012–2014 1 2 3

Guest Starring Roles

Series Role Episode Airdate
9 to 5 (1982) O'Neil 2x02 - The Security Guard October 12, 1982
The Simpsons Maxine Lombard 26x05 - Opposites A-Frack November 2, 2014

Movie Roles

Film Role Released
Tall Story June Ryder April 6, 1960
Walk on the Wild Side Kitty Tristram / Kitty Twist February 21, 1962
The Chapman Report Kathleen Barclay October 5, 1962
Period of Adjustment Isabel Haverstick October 31, 1962
In the Cool of the Day Christine Bonner May 29, 1963

Specials and Made-for-TV Movies

Title Role Airdate Series/Banner
A String of Beads Gloria Winters February 7, 1961

Talk, News and Game Show Appearances

Series Episode Airdate
Person to Person Episode 807 November 10, 1960
Person to Person Episode 819 August 11, 1961
Tonight Starring Jack Paar August 16, 1962
Girl Talk February 14, 1967
Girl Talk September 22, 1967
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson November 19, 1969
Dinah! Episode 288 January 21, 1976
Dinah! Episode 2150 April 29, 1976
Dinah! Episode 3147 April 28, 1977
Dinah! Episode 3196 July 13, 1977
Dinah! July 20, 1977
Good Morning America September 26, 1979
Good Morning America April 21, 1980
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson December 10, 1980
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson December 18, 1981
The John Davidson Show March 26, 1982
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson February 16, 1984
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson December 18, 1986
Entertainment Tonight July 10, 1987
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson September 15, 1989
Today June 4, 1994
The Rosie O'Donnell Show October 1, 1996
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno October 10, 1996
The Rosie O'Donnell Show October 3, 1997
Hollywood Squares (1998) November 5-9, 2001
The View April 6, 2005
Late Show with David Letterman April 6, 2005
Charlie Rose (1991) April 7, 2005
Charlie Rose (1991) April 17, 2005
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno May 12, 2005
The View May 13, 2005
Entertainment Tonight March 24, 2006
Today March 31, 2006
Late Show with David Letterman April 18, 2006
The Colbert Report Show 2128 October 10, 2006
The View October 25, 2006
Late Show with David Letterman May 8, 2007
Live with Regis and Kelly May 9, 2007
Today February 14, 2008
Jimmy Kimmel Live! October 15, 2008
Late Show with David Letterman May 15, 2009
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson December 21, 2010
Good Morning America April 9, 2013
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon August 6, 2013
Good Morning America September 19, 2014
Today May 5, 2015
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Show 258 May 7, 2015
Today May 18, 2015
The Late Late Show with James Corden Show 38 June 4, 2015
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Show 48 November 19, 2015
Today December 4, 2015
CBS This Morning December 14, 2015
Today May 6, 2016
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Show 466 May 6, 2016
Home & Family May 31, 2016
The Late Late Show with James Corden Show 200 June 13, 2016

Producer

Staff Producer

Series Year(s) Producer Credit Season(s)
9 to 5 1982 –1983 Executive Producer 1 2
Grace and Frankie 2015 –present Executive Producer 1 2

Memorable Moments

Awards and Accolades

Golden Globe Awards

(7 Wins in 15 Nominations)

Academy Awards

(2 Wins in 7 Nominations)

  • Won: Best Actress (1972, 1979)

Primetime Emmy Awards

(1 Win in 3 Nominations)

  • Won: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or a Special (1984)
The Dollmaker

Trivia