Henry Fonda Movie Actor

He was born on May 16, 1905 (died on August 12, 1982, he was 77 years old) as Henry Jaynes Fonda. His nickname was Fonda Henry Jaynes.


Henry Jaynes Fonda was an American film and stage actor. Fonda made his mark early as a Broadway actor. He also appeared in 1938 in plays performed in White Plains New York with Joan Tompkins. He made his Hollywood debut in 1935 and his career gained momentum after his Academy Award-nominated performance as Tom Joad in The Grapes of Wrath a 1940 adaptation of John Steinbeck's novel about an Oklahoma family who moved west during the Dust Bowl. read more

His Parents

Elma Herberta Jaynes
Elma Herberta Jaynes
William Brace Fonda
William Brace Fonda

His mother is Elma Herberta Jaynes and his father is William Brace Fonda.

Is Henry Fonda still alive?

No, he died on 08/12/1982, 38 years ago. He was 77 years old when he died. Cause of death: heart failure. He died in Los Angeles

What was Henry's zodiac sign?

Henry Fonda zodiac sign was taurus.


His first feature film was 12 Angry Men (1957, as Juror 8). He was 51 when he starred in this movie. Since 1957, he has appeared in 117 feature films. The last one is Once Upon a Time in the West: An Opera of Violence (2003). In this movie, we watched him as himself .

His first TV Show was The Ed Sullivan Show (1948).

Awards (6)

Awarded Kennedy Center Honors in 1978 , awarded AFI Life Achievement Award in 1977 , nominated Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play in 1974 , nominated Academy Award for Best Actor in 1939 , awarded Bronze Star Medal ,


He graduated from University Of Minnesota


    Henry Fonda had five marriages.

  • Afdera Franchetti

    Afdera Franchetti

    He married with Afdera Franchetti (88), in 1957. Henry Fonda was 51 and Afdera Franchetti was 25 years old. After 4 years, they break up in 1961.

  • Frances Ford Seymour

    Frances Ford Seymour, Socialite

    Fonda married with Frances Ford Seymour (42), in 1936. Henry was 30 and Frances Ford Seymour was 27 years old. They ended their 14 years marriage in 1950.

  • Shirley Maye Adams

    Shirley Maye Adams

    He married with Shirley Maye Adams in 1965. Henry was 59 years old. Married for 56 years, 6 months.

  • Susan Blanchard

    Susan Blanchard, Actress

    He married with Susan Blanchard (71), in 1950. Henry was 44 and Susan Blanchard was 1 years old. After 6 years, they break up in 1956.

  • Margaret Sullavan

    Margaret Sullavan, Actress

    He married with Margaret Sullavan (50), on Friday, December 25th, 1931. Henry Fonda was 26 and Margaret Sullavan was 22 years old. After 1 year, 2 months, they break up on March 14th, 1933.


He had two children, Jane (83) and Peter (79) . When his first child, Jane Fonda, was born, Henry Fonda was 32 years old.

Henry Fonda's children (2)

Henry Fonda Movies (117)

Henry Fonda TV Shows

Henry Fonda movie characters

When is Henry Fonda's next birthday?

Henry Fonda was born on the , which was a Tuesday

Henry Fonda net worth

He had a net worth of 20 million dollars.

His real name:
Birth name of Henry Fonda is Henry Jaynes Fonda
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