Actor | Producer | Soundtrack
His performance as Tom Joad in The Grapes of Wrath (1940) is ranked #51 on Premiere Magazine's 100 Greatest Performances of All Time (2006).
[on War and Peace (1956) and referring to author of book Leo Tolstoy] When I first agreed to do it, the screenplay by Irwin Shaw was fine, but what happened? King Vidor used to go home nights with his wife and rewrite it. All the genius of Tolstoy ...
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.
Henry Jaynes Fonda
Grand Island, Nebraska, USA
Los Angeles, California, USA
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