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 (fŏn′də), Henry 1905-1982.
American actor noted for portraying down-to-earth individuals in films such as The Grapes of Wrath (1940) and On Golden Pond (1981), for which he won an Academy Award.
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1. (Biography) Henry. 1905–82, US film actor. His many films include Young Mr Lincoln (1939), The Grapes of Wrath (1940), Twelve Angry Men (1957), and On Golden Pond (1981) for which he won an Oscar
2. (Biography) his daughter Jane. born 1937, US film actress. Her films include Klute (1971) for which she won an Oscar, Julia (1977), The China Syndrome (1979), On Golden Pond (1981), and Old Gringo (1989)
3. (Biography) her brother, Peter. born 1939, US film actor, who made his name in Easy Rider (1969); later films include Ulee's Gold (1997) and 3:10 to Yuma (2007)
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(ˈfɒn də)
Henry, 1905–82, U.S. actor.
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Noun1.Fonda - United States film actress and daughter of Henry Fonda (born in 1937)
2.Fonda - United States film actor (1905-1982)Fonda - United States film actor (1905-1982)
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Anthony's Nose = this incident probably occurred at a place on the Mohawk River called today The Noses, between Fonda and Palatine Bridge; there is another St.
If you were to give him two he would go mad at the sight of so much wealth and throw up his job at the Fonda, where he is so useful to run errands, in that way he has of skimming along the paths without displacing a stone."
You didn't get this crazy ambitious feel from him, which is maybe part of the reason people didn't know him for being as extraordinary as he was," added the actor who worked with Fonda in 'Easy Rider'.
There was a scene in the 2005 romantic comedy where Lopez's character confronted Fonda's character for interfering in her wedding to the latter's on-screen son, played by actor Michael Vartan.
He was my sweethearted baby brother." Filmmaker Rob Reiner, director of movies including Stand By Me and A Few Good Men, said Fonda's "spirit will be missed".
Peter was the son of actor Henry Fonda, while his daughter Bridget is also an actor.
Fonda was the only son of renowned actor Henry Fonda.
The 1960s counterculture rebel was the son of Hollywood legend Henry Fonda, younger brother of Jane Fonda and the father of Bridget Fonda.
"I am very sad," Jane Fonda, his sister, said in a statement.
Fonda, the son of Hollywood leading man Henry Fondaand the brother of Jane Fonda, died at his home in Los Angeles on Friday morning of respiratory failure from lung cancer, the statement said.
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