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Bridget Fonda Biography

Birth Name:
Bridget Jane Fonda
Birth Place:
Los Angeles, California, United States

Fast Facts

  • As a child, she accompanied her father, Peter, to the set of Easy Rider
  • Studied at the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute in New York
  • Made film debut in 1987's Aria
  • Took a cameo role as Ash's doomed girlfriend in the 1992 cult hit, Army of Darkness
  • Was a cover girl for GQ, Mirabella, Details and Maxim magazines
  • Turned down the lead role in Ally McBeal in 1997 because she wanted to focus on a film career
  • Landed a recurring role on The Chris Isaak Show in 2001


  • 2002Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television: nominated
  • 1997Emmy-Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Special: nominated
  • 1990Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture: nominated
  • 1990Independent Spirit Awards-Best Supporting Female: nominated