Henry Fonda Biography
Henry Jaynes Fonda
Date of Birth:
May 16, 1905
Grand Island, Nebraska
Date of Death:
August 12, 1982, Los Angeles, California
Attended the University of Minnesota
Margaret Sullavan (1931 - 1932)
Frances Brokaw (1936 - 1950)
Susan Blanchard (1950 - 1956)
Afdera Franchetti (1957 - 1961)
Shirlee dams (1965 - until his death)
Jane - born in 1937
Peter - born in 1940
Amy - adopted in 1953
His children Peter and Jane are both actors. His grandchildren Bridget Fonda and Troy Garity are also actors.
Bette Davis, Joan Crawford, Barbara Stanwyck
Did The Farmer Takes a Wife on Broadway went to Hollywood to reprise the role in the movie.
The Grapes of Wrath
On Golden Pond
Took time off from the movies after he returned from the war.
Suicide of his second wife.
Strained relationships with his children.
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"I remember when I was about twelve years old. My daddy asked me, he says, "What do you want to be when you grow up, Little Harley?" And like a damn fool, I said a cowboy. I've been making wrong moves ever since."
Henry Fonda served is country during World War II. What arm of the military did he enlist?