JANE FONDA (Vivian) was born in New York City in 1937, the daughter of Henry
and Frances Seymour Fonda. She attended the Emma Willard School in Troy, New
Vassar College. In her early twenties, Fonda studied with renowned acting coach
Lee Strasberg and
became a member of the Actors Studio in New York.
Fonda is a two-time Academy Award winner (Best Actress in 1971 for KLUTE and in
for COMING HOME), a three-time Golden Globe winner, and was the 2014 recipient
of the AFI
Life Achievement Award. Along with starring roles in dozens of highly acclaimed
Fonda also took on responsibilities as a film and television producer. Her
credits include COMING
HOME, THE CHINA SYNDROME, NINE TO FIVE, ROLLOVER, ON GOLDEN POND,
THE MORNING AFTER and THE DOLLMAKER.
In 2007, Fonda received an Honorary Palme d'Or from the Cannes Film Festival,
one of only
three people ever to be granted this honor until then. In 2009, she received a
nomination for her role in Moises Kaufman's 33 VARIATIONS on Broadway.
Fonda revolutionized the fitness industry with the release of JANE FONDA'S
in 1982. She followed with the production of 23 home exercise videos, 13 audio
seven bestselling books - selling 17 million copies all together. The original
WORKOUT video remains the top grossing home video of all time.
In 2011, Fonda appeared in ET SI ON VIVAIT TOUS ENSEMBLE, a French comedy,
followed by PEACE, LOVE & MISUNDERSTANDING, co-starring Catherine Keener. She
appeared as Nancy Reagan in Lee Daniels's THE BUTLER in 2013, and with Olivia
Wilde and Sam
Rockwell in BETTER LIVING THROUGH CHEMISTRY. In 2014, she starred in director
Levy's THIS IS WHERE I LEAVE YOU, with Tina Fey and Jason Bateman.
For three seasons, Fonda appeared as media mogul Leona Lansing in an Emmy
performance in Aaron Sorkin's THE NEWSROOM on HBO. Most recently, she appeared
YOUTH, written and directed by Paolo Sorrentino (director and co-writer of
Award winning Best Foreign Language Film, THE GREAT BEAUTY). She received a
Globe nomination for her performance.
Fonda also stars in Netflix's hit series GRACE AND FRANKIE which premiered its
season in January 2018 and recently announced its fifth season. She received an
for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for the 2017 Emmys. Her latest
SOULS AT NIGHT, co-starring Robert Redford, premiered on Netflix in Fall 2017.
were honored with Golden Lions for Lifetime Achievement in September 2017 at the
Film Festival. Fonda world-premiered JANE FONDA IN FIVE ACTS, a documentary
her life and her activism, at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival. She will next be
seen on the big screen
in Paramount's upcoming comedy BOOK CLUB in which she stars alongside Diane
Steenburgen, and Candice Bergen.
Most recently, Jane celebrated her 80th birthday by raising $1.3 million for her
Georgia Campaign for Adolescent Power & Potential, which works to lower the teen
in the state of Georgia and improve the overall health and well-being of young
people in the state to
ensure a more powerful future for us all.
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