May 16, 1905
August 12, 1982
6 ft 1½ in | 187 cm
80 kg | 176.5 lbs
Henry Jaynes Fonda was born in Grand Island, Nebraska, United States, on May 16, 1905, was an American actor.
Young Henry Fonda began his acting career on stage, with the Omaha Community Playhouse, at the age of twenty.
He landed his Broadway debut in a play "The Game of Love and Death" (1929), at Guild Theatre.
He made his big screen debut in comedy film The Farmer Takes a Wife (1935) in role as Dan Harrow.
Henry's breakthrough performance came as Tom Joad in drama film The Grapes of Wrath (1940).
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He won the Academy Award for Best Actor and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama for his role as Norman Thayer Jr. in drama movie On Golden Pond (1981).
He produced and starred as Juror #9 in courtroom drama movie 12 Angry Men (1957), for which he won the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role also was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama and Academy Award for Best Picture.
He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor for his role as Tom Joad in drama film The Grapes of Wrath (1940).
He won the National Board of Review, USA Award for Best Actor for his role as Abraham Lincoln in biographical drama movie Young Mr. Lincoln (1939).
He won the Golden Laurel Award for Top Male Comedy Performance for his role as Lt. Douglas A. Roberts in comedy drama movie Mister Roberts (1955).
He was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Single Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role for his role as Carl Tiflin in Western film The Red Pony (1973).
He was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or a Special for his role as Clarence Earl Gideon in historical drama film Gideon's Trumpet (1980).
He was nominated for the Golden Laurel Award for Male Comedy Performance for his role as Frank Beardsley in family comedy drama film Yours, Mine and Ours (1968).
He was nominated for the Golden Laurel Award for Top Male Dramatic Performance for his role as Clay Spencer in family drama movie Spencer's Mountain (1963).
Once Upon a Time in the West (1968) epic Spaghetti Western as Frank
The Lady Eve (1941) romance comedy as Charles Pike
The Ox-Bow Incident (1943) Western as Gil Carter
My Darling Clementine (1946) Western as Town Marshal Wyatt Earp
Fail-Safe (1964) Cold War thriller as The President
The Longest Day (1962) epic war as Brig. Gen. Theodore Roosevelt Jr.
The Wrong Man (1956) drama as Manny Balestrero
Fort Apache (1948) Western as Lt. Col. Owen Thursday
My Name Is Nobody (1973) Western comedy as Jack Beauregard
How the West Was Won (1962) epic Western as Jethro Stuart
Jezebel (1938) romantic drama as Preston Dillard
He played Enfield Bassett in NBC miniseries Captains and the Kings (1976).
He portrayed Colonel Frederick Warner in ABC miniseries Roots: The Next Generations (1979).
Attended the University of Minnesota.
Had Dutch, English, Scottish, Norwegian, German and Italian ancestry.
Had sister, Harriet Fonda.
He made over 106 films during his career.
He won the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play for his role as Lieutenant Roberts in a play "Mister Roberts" (1948), at Alvin Theatre.
He was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play for his role as Clarence Darrow in a play "Clarence Darrow" (1975), at Minskoff Theatre.
He won the Grammy Award for Best Audio Book, Narration & Storytelling Recording for Great American Documents (1977).
He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame located on 1601 Vine Street in 1960.
Received Academy Honorary Award and Cecil B. DeMille Award in 1980.
Received Special Tony Award in 1979.
He was longtime friend with actor James Stewart.
His favorite hobbie was making model airplanes.
Fonda died on August 12, 1982, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 77.
He was married to:
Shirlee Fonda (1965-1982)
Afdera Franchetti (1957-1961)
Susan Blanchard (1950-1956)
Frances Ford Seymour (1936-1950) they had a daughter, Jane Seymour Fonda and a son, Peter Henry Fonda
Margaret Sullavan (1931-1932)
He dated Barbara Stanwyck (1941).