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Henry Fonda
Birthday: May 16, 1905

Birth Place: Grand Island, Nebraska, USA
Height: 6' 1"

Below is a complete filmography (list of movies he's appeared in) for Henry Fonda. If you have any corrections or additions, please email us at corrections@actorsofhollywood.com. We'd also be interested in any trivia or other information you have.



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.

Movie Credits
Summer Solstice (1981)
[ Stephen Collins ]
On Golden Pond (1981)
[ Katharine Hepburn ][ Dabney Coleman ][ Troy Garity ][ Doug McKeon ]
Gideon's Trumpet (1980)
[ Lane Smith ]
The Oldest Living Graduate (1980)
[ Timothy Hutton ][ John Lithgow ][ Harry Dean Stanton ][ David Ogden Stiers ]
The Jilting of Granny Weatherall (1980)
Meteor (1979)
[ Sean Connery ][ Martin Landau ][ Karl Malden ][ Brian Keith ]
Wanda Nevada (1979)
[ Peter Fonda ]
City on Fire (1979)
[ Leslie Nielsen ]
A Special Sesame Street Christmas (1978)
[ Frank Oz ][ Jim Henson ]
The Swarm (1978)
[ Michael Caine ][ Richard Chamberlain ][ Richard Widmark ][ Slim Pickens ][ Fred MacMurray ]
Fedora (1978)
[ William Holden ][ Billy Wilder ][ Stephen Collins ]
Home to Stay (1978)
[ Dave Thomas ]
Grande attacco, Il (1978)
[ Orson Welles ][ John Huston ][ Stacy Keach ][ Helmut Berger ]
Tentacoli (1977)
[ John Huston ][ Claude Akins ]
Soldier's Home (1977)
[ Ernest Hemingway ]
The Last of the Cowboys (1977)
[ Robert Englund ][ Austin Pendleton ][ Gary Sandy ]
Rollercoaster (1977)
[ Steve Guttenberg ][ Richard Widmark ][ George Segal ][ Timothy Bottoms ][ Craig Wasson ]
Midway (1976)
[ Charlton Heston ][ Tom Selleck ][ Robert Mitchum ][ Pat Morita ][ Robert Wagner ]
Almos' a Man (1976)
[ LeVar Burton ]
Collision Course: Truman vs. MacArthur (1976)
[ Howard Hesseman ]
Clarence Darrow (1974)
Mussolini: Ultimo atto (1974)
[ Rod Steiger ][ Franco Nero ]
Mio nome è Nessuno, Il (1973)
[ Sergio Leone ][ Terence Hill ][ Geoffrey Lewis ]
Ash Wednesday (1973)
[ Ray Charles ][ Helmut Berger ]
The Alpha Caper (1973)
[ Leonard Nimoy ][ Larry Hagman ]
Serpent, Le (1973)
[ Yul Brynner ][ Farley Granger ]
The Red Pony (1973)
[ Clint Howard ][ Maureen O'Hara ][ Ben Johnson ][ Jack Elam ]
Sometimes a Great Notion (1971)
[ Paul Newman ]
There Was a Crooked Man... (1970)
[ Kirk Douglas ][ Burgess Meredith ][ Warren Oates ][ Hume Cronyn ]
The Cheyenne Social Club (1970)
[ James Stewart ][ Dabbs Greer ]
Too Late the Hero (1970)
[ Michael Caine ][ Cliff Robertson ][ Denholm Elliott ]
C'era una volta il West (1968)
[ Charles Bronson ][ Jason Robards ][ Dario Argento ][ Jack Elam ][ Keenan Wynn ]
The Boston Strangler (1968)
[ Tony Curtis ][ James Brolin ][ George Kennedy ][ Dana Elcar ][ Alex Rocco ]
Yours, Mine and Ours (1968)
[ Tim Matheson ][ Van Johnson ][ Tom Bosley ]
Madigan (1968)
[ Richard Widmark ][ James Whitmore ]
Firecreek (1968)
[ James Stewart ][ James Best ][ Jack Elam ][ Bill McKinney ]
Stranger on the Run (1967)
[ Sal Mineo ]
Welcome to Hard Times (1967)
[ Warren Oates ][ Keenan Wynn ][ Lon Chaney Jr. ][ Aldo Ray ]
All About People (1967)
[ Charlton Heston ][ Burt Lancaster ][ George Burns ]
A Big Hand for the Little Lady (1966)
[ Burgess Meredith ][ Jason Robards ]
Battle of the Bulge (1965)
[ Charles Bronson ][ Robert Shaw ][ Telly Savalas ][ Dana Andrews ][ Robert Ryan ]
The Dirty Game (1965)
[ Klaus Kinski ][ Robert Ryan ]
In Harm's Way (1965)
[ John Wayne ][ Kirk Douglas ][ Burgess Meredith ][ George Kennedy ][ Larry Hagman ]
The Rounders (1965)
[ Peter Fonda ][ Glenn Ford ][ Warren Oates ]
Sex and the Single Girl (1964)
[ Tony Curtis ][ Mel Ferrer ]
Fail-Safe (1964)
[ Walter Matthau ][ Sidney Lumet ][ Dom DeLuise ][ Larry Hagman ][ Dana Elcar ]
The Best Man (1964)
[ Cliff Robertson ]
Spencer's Mountain (1963)
[ Maureen O'Hara ][ James MacArthur ][ Mike Henry ]
How the West Was Won (1962)
[ John Wayne ][ James Stewart ][ Gregory Peck ][ Harry Dean Stanton ][ George Peppard ]
The Longest Day (1962)
[ Sean Connery ][ John Wayne ][ Robert Mitchum ][ Richard Burton ][ Robert Wagner ]
Advise & Consent (1962)
[ Burgess Meredith ][ Charles Laughton ][ Don Murray ]
San Francisco Fire (1962)
The Man Who Understood Women (1959)
Warlock (1959)
[ Anthony Quinn ][ Richard Widmark ][ DeForest Kelley ]
Stage Struck (1958)
[ Christopher Plummer ][ Sidney Lumet ][ John Fiedler ]
Rangers of Yellowstone (1958)
The Tin Star (1957)
[ Anthony Perkins ][ Lee Van Cleef ][ Richard Farnsworth ]
12 Angry Men (1957)
[ Sidney Lumet ][ Jack Warden ][ Jack Klugman ][ Martin Balsam ][ Lee J. Cobb ]
The Wrong Man (1956)
[ Alfred Hitchcock ][ Werner Klemperer ]
War and Peace (1956)
[ Jeremy Brett ][ John Mills ][ Mel Ferrer ][ Herbert Lom ]
Mister Roberts (1955)
[ Jack Lemmon ][ Jack Lord ][ John Ford ][ Ward Bond ][ William Powell ]
Jigsaw (1949)
[ Burgess Meredith ]
On Our Merry Way (1948)
[ James Stewart ][ Burgess Meredith ][ Fred MacMurray ]
Fort Apache (1948)
[ John Wayne ][ Jack Lord ][ John Ford ][ Ward Bond ]
Daisy Kenyon (1947)
[ Dana Andrews ]
The Fugitive (1947)
[ Jack Lord ][ John Ford ][ Ward Bond ][ Mel Ferrer ]
The Long Night (1947)
[ Vincent Price ]
My Darling Clementine (1946)
[ Jack Lord ][ John Ford ][ Walter Brennan ][ Ward Bond ][ Victor Mature ]
The Ox-Bow Incident (1943)
[ Anthony Quinn ][ Harry Morgan ][ Dana Andrews ]
Immortal Sergeant (1943)
[ Maureen O'Hara ]
The Big Street (1942)
Tales of Manhattan (1942)
[ George Sanders ][ Charles Laughton ][ Cesar Romero ]
The Magnificent Dope (1942)
[ Don Ameche ]
The Male Animal (1942)
Rings on Her Fingers (1942)
You Belong to Me (1941)
[ Robert Urich ]
Wild Geese Calling (1941)
The Lady Eve (1941)
The Return of Frank James (1940)
[ Fritz Lang ][ Jackie Cooper ]
Lillian Russell (1940)
[ Don Ameche ]
The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
[ Jack Lord ][ John Ford ][ Ward Bond ]
Chad Hanna (1940)
Drums Along the Mohawk (1939)
[ Jack Lord ][ John Ford ][ Ward Bond ]
Young Mr. Lincoln (1939)
[ Jack Lord ][ John Ford ][ Ward Bond ]
The Story of Alexander Graham Bell (1939)
[ Don Ameche ]
Let Us Live! (1939)
[ Ralph Bellamy ]
Jesse James (1939)
[ Tyrone Power ][ Randolph Scott ][ Lon Chaney Jr. ]
The Mad Miss Manton (1938)
Spawn of the North (1938)
Blockade (1938)
Jezebel (1938)
I Met My Love Again (1938)
Wings of the Morning (1937)
That Certain Woman (1937)
Slim (1937)
You Only Live Once (1937)
[ Fritz Lang ][ Ward Bond ]
Spendthrift (1936)
The Moon's Our Home (1936)
[ Walter Brennan ]
The Trail of the Lonesome Pine (1936)
[ Fred MacMurray ]
I Dream Too Much (1935)
Way Down East (1935)
The Farmer Takes a Wife (1935)


  • Ranked #95 in Empire (UK) magazine's "The Top 100 Movie Stars of All Time" list. [October 1997]
  • Father of Jane Fonda and Peter Fonda.
  • Studied acting with Dorothy Brando, mother of Marlon Brando.
  • Tony Award for "Mister Roberts" in the title role. [1948]
  • Earned the rank of Life Scout and became a Scout Master as an adult.
  • Grandfather of Bridget Fonda, Justin Fonda and Troy Garity.
  • During a Barbara Walters interview, Jane Fonda claimed that her father was deeply in love with Lucille Ball and that the two were "very close" during the filming of Yours, Mine and Ours (1968).
  • Hobby was making model airplanes and kites.
  • Grandfather of Vanessa Vadim, father-in-law of Roger Vadim.
  • Father-in-law of Tom Hayden.
  • His last film was also Myrna Loy's.
  • His ancestors came from Genoa, Italy, and fled to the Netherlands around 1400. Among the early Dutch settlers in America, they established a still-thriving small town in upstate New York named Fonda in the early 1600s, named after patriarch Douw Fonda, who was later killed by Indians. Henry Fonda's paternal grandparents moved to Nebraska in the 1800s.
  • Father-in-law of Ted Turner.
  • The oldest person ever to win a Best Actor Oscar (He was 76 at the time).
  • Was good friends with James Stewart.
  • He periodically returned to the legitimate stage throughout his career ("Mister Roberts," "Critic's Choice," "First Monday in October"), but missed out on the chance to create the role of George in the original Broadway production of "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" when his agent rejected the script out of hand, without consulting him. The agent gave as his reason the assertion that, "you don't want to be in a play about four people yelling at each other all the time." Fonda, who was an admirer of playwright Edward Albee's talents, was furious. It didn't help matters when old friends like James Stewart and his wife Gloria Stewart, or even his own daughter Jane, told him that they saw the play in New York and couldn't picture anyone but Fonda in the lead. Finally seeing the show himself, Fonda was duly impressed by Arthur Hill's performance in the role, and conceded that he couldn't have played the part any better.
  • Was known as a ladies' man in Hollywood, having been involved in affairs with many actresses.
  • Step-daughter, Pan, with Frances Brokaw
  • Daughter, Amy, with Susan Blanchard.
  • In spite of his kind, heroic, honest screen persona, he was often described as being cold, aloof and frequently angry off-screen.
  • A friendship and collaboration of nearly 20 years was ended when director John Ford sucker-punched him while making Mister Roberts (1955).
  • The Fonda family was acquainted with Marlon Brando's family, as they both lived in Omaha, NE, although the two very different actors never knew each other because Fonda was much older. In fact, when the teenaged Brando started out as an actor, he did so in the shadow of Fonda, who was the most famous person from Omaha at that point.
  • Was twice a roommate and a very close friend of James Stewart. They met and shared a room when the two were both struggling young actors in the early 1930s. Stewart went out to Hollywood a little before Fonda did and when Fonda moved out there he shared Stewart's home, where they both gained reputations as ladies' men. After Stewart got married and Fonda had kids, the more mellow buddies still hung out, usually spending time building model airplanes.
  • He was voted the 29th Greatest Movie Star of all time by Entertainment Weekly.
  • Though a Democrat for most of his life, Fonda was once a registered Republican, according to his son Peter Fonda in his autobiography "Don't Tell Dad: A Memoir" (1999). Peter believes that Henry's liberalism caused him to be "gray-listed" during the early 1950s, when he experienced a six-year layoff from films.
  • Won Broadway's 1948 Tony Award as Best Actor (Dramatic) for "Mister Roberts" in the title role -- an award shared with Paul Kelly for "Command Decision" and Basil Rathbone for "The Heinres." He also won a second, Special Tony in 1979, and was additionally nominated for Broadway's 1975 Tony Award as Best Actor (Dramatic) for "Clarence Darrow."
  • He was voted the 10th Greatest Movie Star of all time by Premiere Magazine.
  • Named the #6 greatest actor on The 50 Greatest Screen Legends by the American Film Institute
  • Pictured on a 37¢ USA commemorative postage stamp in the Legends of Hollywood series, issued in his honor on 20 May 2005.
  • One of his hobbies was bee keeping. This was one of many traits that his son, Peter Fonda, incorporated into his performance in Ulee's Gold (1997), a performance Peter says he based on his father.
  • He and his daughter Jane Fonda were the first father-daughter couple to be Oscar-nominated the same year (1982).
  • Of the Oscar-winning father-daughter couples, he and his daughter are the one of two couples (the other is Hayley Mills/John Mills) where the daughter won an Academy award before the father did.
  • Awarded "Father of The Year" in 1963 by the Father's Day Mother's Day Council, Inc.
  • His performance as Tom Joad in "The Grapes of Wrath" (1940) is ranked #51 on Premiere Magazine's 100 Greatest Performances of All Time (2006).
  • Fonda, who played the second Commander in Chief-Pacific (CINCPAC II) in In Harm's Way (1965), was actually a naval veteran of World War II who served in the Pacific Theater. After making The Ox-Bow Incident (1943), Fonda enlisted in the Navy to fight in World War II, saying, "I don't want to be in a fake war in a studio." He served in the Navy for three years, initially as a Quartermaster 3rd Class on the destroyer USS Satterlee; later, Fonda was commissioned as a Lieutenant Junior Grade (O-2) in Air Combat Intelligence. For his service in the Central Pacific, he won the Bronze Star, the fourth highest award for bravery or meritorious service in conflict with the enemy.
  • On April 12, 1967, he visited the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Kitty Hawk for an overnight stay.
  • Three films of his are on the American Film Institute's 100 Most Inspiring Movies of All Time. They are: "On Golden Pond" (1981) at #45, "12 Angry Men" (1957) at #42, and "The Grapes of Wrath" (1940) at #7.
  • Formed a partnership with actors Robert Ryan and Martha Scott in 1968, co-founding the theatrical production company Plumstead Playhouse in New York. Later called the Plumstead Theatre Society, it co-produced the Broadway production of "First Monday in October" starring Fonda and Jane Alexander
  • The birth of his daughter Jane Fonda was the cause of some interruptions during his filming of Jezebel (1938) with Bette Davis.
  • Divorced Margaret Sullavan after two months.

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