Henry Fonda


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  • Birth Name: Henry Jaynes Fonda
  • Birth Place: Grand Island, NE
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 05/16/1905, Taurus
  • Date of Death: 08/12/1982
  • Profession: Actor; producer
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VIDEO: Part 7

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Length: 01:41:00
Aired: 2/25/1979

Alex Haley (JAMES EARL JONES) is now a successful magazine writer; his latest assignment: an interview with Malcolm X. watch

VIDEO: Part 6

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Aired: 2/23/1979

Alex Haley (DAMON EVANS) joins the Coast Guard after leaving college. He meets and marries Nan Branch (DEBBIE ALLEN) before being sent to the South Pacific during WW II. watch

VIDEO: Part 5

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Aired: 2/22/1979

12-year-old Alex Haley (CHRISTOFF ST. JOHN) learns his family history from grandfather Will Palmer (STAN SHAW). watch


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Year Title Description
1992 Fonda on Fonda TV Show Series, Subject (person only)
1981 On Golden Pond Movie, Actor - Norman Thayer, Jr.
1979 Wanda Nevada Movie, Actor - Old Prospector
1979 Roots TV Show Series, Actor - Col. Warner
1979 Meteor Movie, Actor - The President of the United States

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