Henry Fonda (1905–1982)

Actor | Producer | Soundtrack



Photos

  • Henry Fonda and Janet Gaynor in The Farmer Takes a Wife (1935)
  • Henry Fonda and Gene Tierney in Rings on Her Fingers (1942)
  • Henry Fonda and Gene Tierney in Rings on Her Fingers (1942)
  • Henry Fonda, Don Ameche, Edward Arnold, Alice Faye, and Warren William in Lillian Russell (1940)
  • Henry Fonda, Pat O'Brien, and Margaret Lindsay in Slim (1937)
  • Henry Fonda, Tyrone Power, and Lon Chaney Jr. in Jesse James (1939)

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Filmography


All Filmography

Did You Know

Trivia

Fonda, who played the second Commander in Chief-Pacific (CINCPAC II) in In Harm's Way (1965), was actually a naval veteran of World War II who served in the Pacific Theater. After making The Ox-Bow Incident (1943), Fonda enlisted in the Navy to ...


Quotes

I don't want to be in a fake war in a studio.


Trademark

Noticeable for his "cat-like" walk, especially in Westerns: moving at a slow but clocklike tempo, throwing forward one foot at time, while letting the arms dangle loosely at his sides.


Nickname

Hank


Star Sign

Taurus

Personal Details

Born

Henry Jaynes Fonda

Grand Island, Nebraska, USA

Died

(age 77)
Los Angeles, California, USA


Height:

6' 1½" (1.87 m)

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