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Jane Fonda

Actress Jane Fonda
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Profession: Actress

United States of America

Biography: Rose to fame in the 1960s with films such as "Barbarella" and "Cat Ballou". She has won two Academy Awards, an Emmy Award and seven Golden Globe Awards.

She has been an activist for many political causes; her counterculture era opposition to the Vietnam War and associated activities were controversial. She has protested the Iraq War and violence against women, and describes herself as a feminist.

Born: December 21, 1937
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Age: 84 years old

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Married Life

  • 1965-08-14 Former fashion model and fitness guru Jane Fonda (27) weds director and producer Roger Vadim (37) in Las Vegas
  • 1973-01-21 Actress Jane Fonda weds activist Tom Hayden
  • 1989-02-16 Actress Jane Fonda and activist Tom Hayden separate after 16 years of marriage
  • 1991-12-21 Actress Jane Fonda (55) weds CNN founder Ted Turner at the groom's home in north Florida
  • 2001-05-22 Actress and former fitness guru Jane Fonda (63) divorces CNN founder Ted Turner (62) due to irretrievably broken marriage 10 years after getting married

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