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Jane Fonda

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Fast Facts

  • Was told her mother, who committed suicide, died of heart failure
  • Learned the truth while reading a movie magazine in a high-school art class
  • Turned down the role of Chris MacNeil in The Exorcist
  • Nicknamed "Hanoi Jane" for her controversial trip to North Vietnam in 1972, where she was photographed sitting on an enemy aircraft gun
  • Expressed regret for the photos in a 2005 interview on 60 Minutes
  • Performed with her father in On Golden Pond, their only appearance together on film
  • He won his only Oscar for his role, and she accepted the statuette on his behalf
  • Received an honorary degree from Emerson College in May 2000
  • Gave up her movie career for third husband Ted Turner, but staged a comeback with Monster-in-Law (2005), her first in 15 years, after their divorce
  • Published her autobiography, My Life So Far, in 2005
  • In 2009, returned to Broadway after over 45 years to star in the play 33 Variations by Moises Kaufman
  • A pioneer of the exercise boom in the 1980's, released two low-impact workout DVDs in 2010 geared to the senior set

Awards

  • 2017Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2014Emmy-Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2013Emmy-Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2013Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: nominated
  • 1995Emmy-Outstanding Informational Series: nominated
  • 1986Oscar-Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role: nominated
  • 1985Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television: nominated
  • 1984Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or a Special: winner
  • 1983BAFTA Film Awards-Best Supporting Actress: nominated
  • 1982Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture: nominated
  • 1981Oscar-Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role: nominated
  • 1981People's Choice Awards-Favorite Motion Picture Actress: winner
  • 1980BAFTA Film Awards-Best Actress: winner
  • 1980Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama: nominated
  • 1979Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama: winner
  • 1979BAFTA Film Awards-Best Actress: winner
  • 1979Oscar-Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role: nominated
  • 1978Oscar-Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role: winner
  • 1978Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama: winner
  • 1978Los Angeles Film Critics Association-Best Actress: winner
  • 1977Oscar-Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role: nominated
  • 1972Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama: winner
  • 1972BAFTA Film Awards-Best Actress: nominated
  • 1971National Society of Film Critics-Best Actress: winner
  • 1971New York Film Critics Circle-Best Actress: winner
  • 1971Oscar-Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role: winner
  • 1971BAFTA Film Awards-Best Actress: nominated
  • 1970Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama: nominated
  • 1969New York Film Critics Circle-Best Actress: winner
  • 1969Oscar-Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role: nominated
  • 1968BAFTA Film Awards-Best Foreign Actress: nominated
  • 1967Golden Globe-Actress in a Leading Role - Musical or Comedy: nominated
  • 1966BAFTA Film Awards-Best Foreign Actress: nominated
  • 1966Golden Globe-Actress in a Leading Role - Musical or Comedy: nominated
  • 1963Golden Globe-Actress in a Leading Role - Musical or Comedy: nominated
  • 1962Golden Globe-New Star of the Year - Actress: winner

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