Henry Fonda

Henry Fonda

American actor (1905–1982)
Henry Jaynes Fonda was an American actor. He had a career that spanned five decades on Broadway and in Hollywood. He cultivated an everyman screen image in several films considered to be classics.Wikipedia
BornMay 16, 1905
HometownGrand Island, Nebraska, United States
Net worth$20 million
Height6'2" (1.87m)
SpouseShirlee Mae Adams (m 1965 - 1982) , Afdera Franchetti (m 1957 - 1961) , Susan Blanchard (m 1950 - 1956) , Frances Ford Seymour (m 1936 - 1950) , Margaret Sullavan (m 1931 - 1933)
ChildrenJane Fonda , Peter Fonda
ParentsWilliam Brace Fonda , Elma Herberta Jaynes


12 Angry Men

12 Angry Men, by Sidney Lumet, may be the most radical courtroom drama in cinema history. A behind-closed-doors look at the American legal system that is as riveting as it is spare, this iconic adaptation of Reginald Rose’s teleplay stars Henry Fonda as the dissenting member on a jury of white men ready to pass judgment on a Puerto Rican teenager charged with murdering his father. The result is a saga of epic proportions that plays out over a tense afternoon in one sweltering room. Lumet’s elect
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1982British Academy of Film & Television ArtsActorOn Golden Pond (1981 film)Nominated
1982Academy AwardActor in a Leading RoleOn Golden Pond (1981 film)Winner
1982Golden GlobeBest Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - DramaOn Golden Pond (1981 film)Winner
1980Emmy (Primetime)Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or SpecialGideon's Trumpet (film)Nominated
1975Emmy (Primetime)Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited SeriesClarence DarrowNominated