Henry Fonda

Henry Fonda
1905 - 1982
Henry Fonda  American Actor

Henry Fonda dating history


Henry Fonda was previously married to Shirlee Fonda (1965 - 1982), Afdera Franchetti (1957 - 1961), Susan Blanchard (1950 - 1956), Frances Ford Seymour (1936 - 1950) and Margaret Sullavan (1931 - 1932).

Henry Fonda was in relationships with Barbara Stanwyck (1941), Dorothy McGuire and Shirley Ross.

Henry Fonda had encounters with Gene Tierney (1942), Patricia Farr (1935) and Tallulah Bankhead.


American Actor Henry Fonda was born Henry Jaynes Fonda on 16th May, 1905 in Grand Islands, Nebraska, USA and passed away on 12th Aug 1982 Los Angeles, Ca aged 77. He is most remembered for The Grapes of Wrath. His zodiac sign is Taurus.

Henry Fonda was in 21 on-screen matchups, including Audrey Hepburn in War and Peace (1956), Bette Davis in Jezebel (1938), Dorothy Lamour in Chad Hanna (1940), Elizabeth Taylor in Ash Wednesday (1973) and Barbara Bel Geddes in The Long Night (1947).

Henry Fonda is a member of the following lists: Academy Honorary Award recipients, American film actors and Best Drama Actor Golden Globe (film) winners.


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Relationship Statistics

Married5 18 years, 7 months 9 years, 3 months 1 year, 2 months
Dating3 - - -
Encounter3 81 years, 2 months 27 years, 1 month 1 month, 1 day
Total11 81 years, 2 months 11 years, 7 months 1 month, 1 day


First Name Henry
Middle Name Jaynes
Last Name Fonda
Full Name at Birth Henry Jaynes Fonda
Alternative Name Hank Fonda, Henry Jaynes Fonda, Henry Fonda
Age 77 (age at death) years
Birthday 16th May, 1905
Birthplace Grand Islands, Nebraska, USA
Died 12th August, 1982
Place of Death Los Angeles, Ca
Cause of Death Cardiac Arrest
Height 6' 1½" (187 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Sexuality Straight
Religion Agnostic
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
University University of Minnesota for Journalism (did not graduate)
Occupation Text Actor, Producer
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame The Grapes of Wrath
Year(s) Active 1928–1982
Brand Endorsement TV commercials: Spokesman for GAF Color Print Film in its "The Color You See is the Color You Get" ad campaign., (1951, 1952) Print ads: Camel cigarettes, (1970s) TV commercials: GAF View-Master
Official Websites www.allmovie.com/artist/henry-fonda-p24097, www.rottentomatoes.com/celebrity/henry_fonda
Father William Brace Fonda (father)
Mother Elma Herberta Jaynes (mother)
Sister Harriet McNeill Fonda (sister), Jayne Fonda (sister)
Family Member Jane Fonda (daughter) (actress), Peter Fonda (son) (actor), Amy Fonda (adopted daughter), Bridget Fonda (granddaughter), Justin Fonda (grandson), Troy Garity (grandson), Vanessa Vadim (granddaughter)
Friend Jimmy Stewart, Joshua Logan, Myron McCormick, Burgess Meredith, John Steinbeck, Marlon Brando, Jocelyn Brando, Dorothy Brando, Myrna Loy, Hattie McDaniel, Ginger Rogers
Associated People Frances Seymour Brokaw (1st wife), Margaret Sullivan (2nd wife), Susan Blanchard (3rd wife), Afdera Franchetti (4th wife), Shirlee Mae Adams (5th wife)

Henry Jaynes Fonda (May 16, 1905 – August 12, 1982) was an American film and stage actor who had a career that spanned five decades in Hollywood. Fonda cultivated a strong, appealing screen image in several films now considered to be classics, earning one Academy Award for Best Actor on two nominations.

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Henry Fonda77 TaurusActor
Shirlee Fonda91Personality
Afdera Franchetti92
Susan Blanchard95 PiscesActress
Gene Tierney70 ScorpioActress
Barbara Stanwyck82 CancerActress
Patricia Farr35 CapricornActress
Frances Ford Seymour42 AriesSocialite
Margaret Sullavan50 TaurusActress
Dorothy McGuire85 GeminiActress
Tallulah Bankhead66 AquariusActress
Shirley Ross66 CapricornActress
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NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
Lady Jayne SeymourFemale21st December, 193785 years oldFrances Ford Seymour
Peter HenryMale23rd February, 194083 years oldFrances Ford Seymour
Amy AdoptedFemale195370 years oldSusan Blanchard


On Golden Pond1981Norman Thayer Jr.Movie
Summer Solstice1981JoshuaTV Movie
Barn Burning1980NarratorTV Movie
Gideon's Trumpet1980Clarence Earl GideonTV Movie
The Oldest Living Graduate1980Colonel J.C. KincaidTV Movie
City on Fire1979Risley - Fire ChiefMovie
Meteor1979The PresidentMovie
Wanda Nevada1979Old ProspectorMovie
Roots: The Next Generations1979Colonel Frederick WarnerTV Show
Fedora1978President of the AcademyMovie
The Biggest Battle1978Generale FosterMovie
The Swarm1978Dr. Walter KrimMovie
Home to Stay1978Grandpa GeorgeTV Movie
Rollercoaster1977Simon DavenportMovie
Tentacles1977Mr. WhiteheadMovie
The Great Smokey Roadblock1977Elegant John HowardMovie
The Blue Hotel1977Narrator (uncredited)TV Movie
The Displaced Person1977Narrator (voice)TV Movie
Laugh-In1977Guest PerformerTV Show
I'm a Fool1977NarratorTV Movie
Midway1976Admiral Chester W. NimitzMovie
Captains and the Kings1976Sen. Enfield BassettTV Show
Collision Course: Truman vs. MacArthur1976Gen. Douglas MacArthurTV Movie
Family1976James LawrenceTV Show
The Last 4 Days1974Cardinale SchusterMovie
Clarence Darrow1974Clarence DarrowTV Movie
Parker Adderson, Philosopher1974NarratorTV Movie
The Music School1974NarratorTV Movie
Ash Wednesday1973Mark SawyerMovie
My Name Is Nobody1973Jack BeauregardMovie
The Serpent1973Allan DaviesMovie
The Alpha Caper1973Mark ForbesTV Movie
The Red Pony1973Carl TiflinTV Movie
The Smith Family1971Chad SmithTV Show
Sometimes a Great Notion1970HenryMovie
The Cheyenne Social Club1970Harley SullivanMovie
There Was a Crooked Man...1970Woodward W. LopemanMovie
Too Late the Hero1970Capt. John G. NolanMovie
Pat Paulsen's Half a Comedy Hour1970SurgeonTV Show
Howdy1970TV Movie
The Bill Cosby Show1969Joshua RichardsTV Show
Firecreek1968Bob LarkinMovie
Madigan1968Commissioner Anthony X. RussellMovie
Once Upon a Time in the West1968FrankMovie
The Boston Strangler1968John S. BottomlyMovie
Yours, Mine and Ours1968Frank BeardsleyMovie
The Doris Day Show1968Henry FondaTV Show
Pat Paulsen for President1968Narrator (voice)TV Movie
Welcome to Hard Times1967Mayor Will BlueMovie
Stranger on the Run1967Ben ChamberlainTV Movie
A Big Hand for the Little Lady1966MeredithMovie
Battle of the Bulge1965Lt. Col. KileyMovie
In Harm's Way1965CINCPAC IIMovie
The Rounders1965Marion 'Howdy' LewisMovie
The Secret Agents1965Dimitri KoulovMovie
Fail Safe1964The PresidentMovie
Sex and the Single Girl1964Frank BroderickMovie
The Best Man1964William RussellMovie
Spencer's Mountain1963Clay SpencerMovie
Advise & Consent1962Robert LeffingwellMovie
How the West Was Won1962Jethro StuartMovie
The Longest Day1962Brig. Gen. Theodore Roosevelt Jr.Movie
San Francisco Fire1962Narrator (voice)Short Film
The Dick Powell Theatre1961Dr. Victor FallonTV Show
The Man Who Understood Women1959Willie BaucheMovie
Warlock1959Clay BlaisedellMovie
The Deputy1959Chief Marshal Simon FryTV Show
Stage Struck1958Lewis EastonMovie
Rangers of Yellowstone1958NarratorShort Film
12 Angry Men1957Juror 8Movie
The Tin Star1957Morgan 'Morg' HickmanMovie
The Wrong Man1956Christopher Emanuel 'Manny' BalestreroMovie
War and Peace1956Pierre BezukhovMovie
Mister Roberts1955Lieutenant RobertsMovie
Producers' Showcase1954Alan SquierTV Show
G.E. True Theater1953Emmett KellyTV Show
Main Street to Broadway1953Henry Fonda (scenes deleted)Movie
Medallion Theatre1953Dr. Martin ArrowsmithTV Show
Benjy1951Narrator (voice)Short Film
Showtime, U.S.A.1950TV Show
Jigsaw1949Nightclub Waiter (uncredited)Movie
Fort Apache1948Lt. Col. Owen ThursdayMovie
On Our Merry Way1948LankMovie
The Ed Sullivan Show1948Actor - Dramatic Reading, Charles Christian WertenbakerTV Show
Daisy Kenyon1947Peter LaphamMovie
The Fugitive1947A FugitiveMovie
The Long Night1947Joe AdamsMovie
My Darling Clementine1946Wyatt EarpMovie
Immortal Sergeant1943Cpl. Colin SpenceMovie
Rings on Her Fingers1942John WheelerMovie
Tales of Manhattan1942GeorgeMovie
The Big Street1942Little PinksMovie
The Magnificent Dope1942Tad PageMovie
The Male Animal1942Tommy TurnerMovie
The Ox-Bow Incident1942Gil CarterMovie
It's Everybody's War1942NarratorShort Film
The Lady Eve1941Charles PikeMovie
You Belong to Me1941Peter KirkMovie
Wild Geese Calling1941John MurdockMovie
Chad Hanna1940Chad HannaMovie
Lillian Russell1940Alexander MooreMovie
The Grapes of Wrath1940Tom JoadMovie
The Return of Frank James1940Frank JamesMovie
Drums Along the Mohawk1939Gilbert MartinMovie
Jesse James1939Frank JamesMovie
The Story of Alexander Graham Bell1939Thomas WatsonMovie
Young Mr. Lincoln1939Abraham LincolnMovie
Let Us Live1939'Brick' TennantMovie
I Met My Love Again1938Ives TownerMovie
Jezebel1938Preston DillardMovie
Spawn of the North1938Jim KimmerleeMovie
The Mad Miss Manton1938Peter AmesMovie
That Certain Woman1937Jack MerrickMovie
Wings of the Morning1937Kerry GilfallenMovie
You Only Live Once1937Eddie TaylorMovie
The Trail of the Lonesome Pine1936Dave TolliverMovie
Spendthrift1936Townsend MiddletonMovie
The Moon's Our Home1936Anthony Amberton, John SmithMovie
I Dream Too Much1935'Johnny' StreetMovie
The Farmer Takes a Wife1935Dan HarrowMovie
Way Down East1935David BartlettMovie
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wjerryzwjerryzJul 10, 2016

Once upon a time in the west was one of his greatest movies.

wjerryzwjerryzMay 29, 2016

A magnificent actor. One of my favorites

aj682Jan 3, 2012

12 Angry Men was a masterpiece. What a wonderful actor he was.

roxxi40LAug 2, 2010

Please Check the Date 1941. I pretty sure that`s wrong. Lucy made 2 movies with Fonda the first In 1935 I dream to Much . The Second in 1968 yours, Mine And Ours . She was happily marriaged To Arnaz in 1941.

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