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Jane Fonda

Jane Fonda

A 1972 visit to Hanoi during the Vietnam war where Fonda campaigned in favor of the communist regime and the subsequent release of several photographs of her atop a North Vietnamese anti-aircraft gun used against American air crews earned her the nickname "Hanoi Jane." As a result of her visit to Hanoi and the accompanying photographs, many Americans continue to regard Fonda with general resentment and hostility to this day.

Adopted a daughter, Mary Luana Williams, with Tom Hayden in the 1970s.

Announced her retirement from acting in 1990 but returned to the screen 15 years later in Monster-in-Law (2005).

Announced her separation from husband Ted Turner (January 2000).

Announced that she became a Christian (2001).



Attended Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY. Her roommate was Lara Parker.

Atttended Emma Willard School in Troy, New York.

Aunt of Bridget Fonda and Justin Fonda

Born at 9:14 AM EST

Born on the same day Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937) premiered.

Chosen as one of the 100 Sexiest Stars (#21) in film history by Empire magazine (1995).

Claimed Michael Jackson visited the set of On Golden Pond (1981) in New Hampshire and went skinny-dipping with her [interview with Jimmy Kimmel on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" (2003) on December 7, 2011].

Claimed, after the Oscar ceremony on April 9th, 1979, that the film The Deer Hunter (1978) was a racist film and that it presented the official version of the war in Vietnam.

Considers They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (1969) as a turning point in her career.

Danced ballet until she broke her foot in her 40s.

Daughter of Henry Fonda and Frances Ford Seymour (14 April 1908 - 14 April 1950).

Ex-sister-in-law of Susan Brewer.

Fonda was arrested in 1970 after allegedly kicking a cop when she was found carrying a large amount of what appeared to be pills. All charges were dropped after the pills were identified as vitamins.

Had hip and knee replacements. It is a genetic condition. Both her father and brother also had replacements.

Has been romantically linked to Lynden Gillis, whom she met at a book signing in New York, since 2007.

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