Knowledge Identifier: +Jane_Fonda
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1937.
Countries: United States (64%), United Kingdom (9%), (6%)
Linked to: The Huffington Post, The New York Times, Emma Willard School, Emory University
Andreas Voutsinas - Voutsinas, a life member of The Actor's Studio since 1957, spent many years working in summer stock theater and as an assistant to Studio co-founder Elia Kazan, before he met Jane Fonda, with whom he got involved and whom he cast in the leading part in "Fun Couple", his Broadway directorial debut in 1960
Upon returning to the states, in 1958 she met Lee Strasberg, and started studying acting with him
In 1963, she starred in the romantic comedy "Sunday in New York"
Fonda married her first husband Roger Vadim in 1965
Lee Marvin - Marvin won the 1965 Academy Award for Best Actor for his comic role in the offbeat Western Cat Ballou starring Jane Fonda.
In 1968, she played the title role in the science fiction spoof "Barbarella", directed by her French film director husband Roger Vadim, which established her status as a sex symbol
Striptease - In 1968, the sci-fi film "Barbarella" depicted Jane Fonda stripping in zero-gravity conditions whilst wearing her spacesuit
Black Panther Party - Hollywood celebrity Jane Fonda publicly supported Huey Newton and the Black Panthers during the early 1970s
Len Chandler - Chandler was a performer in the traveling anti-war troupe "F.T.A.", which was organized by Jane Fonda in 1971
She won her second Oscar in 1978 for "Coming Home", as a Marine officer's wife who volunteers at a veterans' hospital and becomes involved with a disabled Vietnam War veteran
Edward Teller - Teller suffered a heart attack in 1979, which he blamed on Jane_Fonda; after the Three Mile Island accident, the actress outspokenly lobbied against nuclear power while promoting her latest movie, The China Syndrome (a movie depicting a nuclear accident which coincidentally was released only a little over a week before the actual incident.
Agnes of God (film) - "'Agnes of God"' is a 1985 American film starring Jane Fonda, Anne_Bancroft and Meg Tilly, about a novice nun who gives birth and insists that the dead child was the result of a virgin conception
She was nominated for the Academy award for Best Actress for her portrayal of an alcoholic murder suspect in the 1986 thriller "The Morning After"
Fonda married her third husband, cable-television tycoon and CNN founder Ted Turner, in 1991
John Gilmore (writer) - In 1997, in "Laid Bare", his first book of memoirs, Gilmore recounts his associations beginning in the 1950s and through the 1960s with Hank Williams, Janis Joplin, Jack Nicholson, Jane Fonda, Dennis_Hopper, Brigitte Bardot, Jean Seberg, Steve McQueen, Irish McCalla, Jayne Mansfield, and other personalities
In 2009, Fonda returned to theater with her first Broadway performance since 1963, playing Katherine Brandt in Moisés Kaufman's "33 Variations"
She will star alongside Catherine Keener in the upcoming indie film, "Peace, Love and Misunderstanding", to be released in 2012
We Shall Overcome - In 2012, while looking to secure usage rights to "We Shall Overcome" for the film "The Butler", directed by Lee Daniels and starring Academy *award winners Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey, Robin Williams, Terrence Howard, Jane Fonda, and Cuba Gooding Jr., film producer, Simone Sheffield discovered Isaias Gamboa 's book, "We Shall Overcome; Sacred Song on the Devil's Tongue"
In 2013, it was revealed that Fonda was one of approximately 1,600 Americans whose communications between 1967 and 1973 were monitored by the United States National Security Agency as part of Project Minaret, a program that some NSA officials have described as "disreputable if not downright illegal"
"The Huffington Post"; accessed February 8, 2014
Amanda Moore - In July 2016, she appeared on the song "Fight Song" alongside Eva Longoria, Alan Cumming, America Ferrera, Billy Porter, Ian Somerhalder, Idina Menzel, Jaime King, Jane Fonda, Jesse_Tyler_Ferguson, Josh Lucas, Julie Bowen, Kathy Najimy, Kristin Chenoweth, Mary McCormack, Mary-Louise Parker, Nikki Reed, Renee Fleming, Rob Reiner, Sia, T. R. Knight and Rachel Platten for the 2016 Democratic National Convention
In 2017, Fonda responded to American President Donald Trump's mandate to resume construction of the controversial North Dakota Pipelines by saying that Trump "does this illegally because he has not gotten consent from the tribes through whose countries this goes" and poiting out that "the U.S. has agreed to treaties that require them to get the consent of the people who are affected, the indigenous people who live there
Mary Steenburgen - In 2018, Steenburgen starred opposite Jane Fonda, Diane_Keaton, and Candace Bergen in the romantic comedy film "Book Club"
Diane Keaton - Keaton's only project of 2018 was "Book Club" in which she starred alongside Jane Fonda, Candice Bergen, and Mary Steenburgen as four friends who read "Fifty Shades of Grey" as part of their monthly book club, and subsequently begin to change how they view their personal relationships
9 to 5 (film) - In July 2018 Jane Fonda confirmed that a sequel was in the works with herself, Tomlin and Parton returning to their roles