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Henry Fonda

Born May 16, 1905 in Grand Island, Nebraska, USA
Born in Grand Island, Nebraska, Henry Fonda started his acting debut with the Omaha Community Playhouse, a local amateur theater troupe directed by Dorothy Brando. He moved to the Cape Cod University Players and later Broadway, New York to expand his theatrical career from 1926 to 1934. His first major roles in Broadway include "New Faces of America" and "The Farmer Takes a Wife". The latter play was transfered to the screen in 1935 and became the start-up of Fonda's lifelong Hollywood career. The following year he married Frances Seymour Fonda with whom he had two children: Jane and Peter Fonda also to become screen stars. He is most remembered for his roles as Abe Lincoln in Young Mr. Lincoln (1939), Tom Joad in The Grapes of Wrath (1940), for which he received an Academy Award Nomination, and more recently, Norman Thayer in On Golden Pond (1981), for which he received an Academy Award for Best Actor in 1982. Henry Fonda is considered one of Hollywood's old-time legends and was friend and contemporary of James Stewart, John Ford and Joshua Logan. His movie career which spanned almost 50 years is completed by a notable presence in American theater and television.
as "Himself (archive footage)"
as "Prof. Tommy Turner (archive footage)"
as "Hugues (archive footage)"
as "Norman Thayer Jr."
as "Clarence Earl Gideon"
as "Colonel J.C. Kincaid"
as "Himself (introduction)"
Meteor (1979)
as "The President"
as "Fire Chief Albert Risley"
as "Old Prospector"
as "Dr. Walter Krim"
as "Generale Foster"
as "Elegant John"
as "Simon Davenport"
Tentacles (1977)
as "Mr. Whitehead, President of Trojan Construction"
Midway (1976)
as "Adm. Chester W. Nimitz"
as "Clarence Darrow"
as "Kardinal Schuster"
as "Jack Beauregard"
as "Mark Sawyer"
as "Mark Forbes"
as "Alan Davies"
as "Carl Tiflin"
as "Henry Stamper"
as "Himself (uncredited)"
as "Woodward W. Lopeman"
as "Harley Sullivan"
as "Capt. John G Nolan"
as "John Steinbeck (voice)"
as "John S. Bottomly"
as "Frank Beardsley"
Madigan (1968)
as "Commissioner Anthony X. Russell"
Firecreek (1968)
as "Bob Larkin"
as "Narrator"
as "Ben Chamberlain"
as "Mayor Will Blue"
as "Himself and Narrator"
as "Lt Col Kiley"
as "Dimitri Koulov"
as "Marion 'Howdy' Lewis"
as "Frank Luther Broderick"
Fail Safe (1964)
as "The President"
as "William Russell"
as "Clay Spencer"
as "Jethro Stuart"
as "Brig. Gen. Theodore Roosevelt jr."
as "Robert A. Leffingwell"
as "Willie Bauche"
Warlock (1959)
as "Clay Blaisedell"
as "Lewis Easton"
as "Morgan Hickman"
as "Juror 8"
as "Christopher Emanuel 'Manny' Balestrero"
as "Pierre Bezukhov"
as "Mr. Roberts"
Pictura (1951)
as "Narrator: Grant Wood episode (voice)"
Jigsaw (1949)
as "Nightclub Waiter (uncredited)"
as "Lt. Col. Owen Thursday"
as "Lank Solsky"
as "Peter Lapham"
as "A Fugitive"
as "Joe Adams"
as "Wyatt Earp"
as "Corporal Colin Spence"
as "Gil Carter"
as "Narrator (voice)"
as "Narrator"
as "Agustus 'Little Pinks' Pinkerton, II"
as "George"
as "Thadeus Winship 'Tad' Page"
as "John Wheeler"
as "Tommy Turner"
as "Peter Kirk"
as "John Murdock"
as "Charles Pike"
Chad Hanna (1940)
as "Chad Hanna"
as "Frank James"
as "Alexander Moore"
as "Tom Joad"
as "Gilbert Martin"
as "Abraham Lincoln"
as "Thomas Watson"
as "Brick Tennant"
as "Frank James"
as "Peter Ames"
as "Jim Kimmerlee"
Blockade (1938)
as "Marco"
Jezebel (1938)
as "Preston Dillard"
as "Himself"
as "Ives Towner"
as "Jack V. Merrick, Jr."
Slim (1937)
as "Slim"
as "Kerry Gilfallen"
as "Eddie Taylor"
as "Townsend Middleton"
as "Anthony Amberton / John Smith"
as "Dave Tolliver"
as "Johnny Street"
as "David Bartlett"
as "Dan Harrow"
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