Henry Fonda (1905–1982)

Actor | Producer | Soundtrack



Photos

  • Henry Fonda, Don Ameche, and Lynn Bari in The Magnificent Dope (1942)
  • Henry Fonda and Robert Ryan in Battle of the Bulge (1965)
  • Henry Fonda and Charles Bronson in Battle of the Bulge (1965)
  • Henry Fonda and Robert Woods in Battle of the Bulge (1965)
  • Henry Fonda in The Secret Agents (1965)
  • Henry Fonda and Robert Ryan in The Secret Agents (1965)

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Filmography


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Did You Know

Trivia

His distant ancestors came from Genoa, Italy, and fled to the Netherlands around 1400. Among the early Dutch settlers in America, they established a still-thriving small town in upstate New York named Fonda in the early 1600s, named after patriarch ...


Quotes

[on John Ford] He had instinctively a beautiful eye for the camera. But he was also an egomaniac.


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

One-Take Fonda


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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