Why Famous: 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.
- 1965-08-14 Former fashion model and fitness guru Jane Fonda (27) weds director and producer Roger Vadim (37) in Las Vegas
- 1989-02-16 actress Jane Fonda & 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
- 1961-02-07 Jane Fonda made her acting debut in the NBC drama "A String of Beads"
- 1972-02-06 29th Golden Globes: "The French Connection", Gene Hackman, & Jane Fonda win
- 1972-04-10 44th Academy Awards: "The French Connection", Gene Hackman & Jane Fonda win
- 1978-01-28 35th Golden Globes: "The Turning Point", Richard Burton, & Jane Fonda win
- 1979-01-27 36th Golden Globes: Midnight Express, Jon Voight & Jane Fonda win
- 1979-04-09 51st Academy Awards: "The Deer Hunter", Jon Voight & Jane Fonda win
- 1979-09-23 Jane Fonda & 200,000 attend anti-nuke rally in Battery Park, NYC
- 1980-03-08 6th People's Choice Awards: Burt Reynolds & Jane Fonda win (Motion Picture) and Alan Alda & Carol Burnett win (TV)
- 1981-03-09 7th People's Choice Awards: Clint Eastwood, Jane Fonda & Goldie Hawn win (Motion Picture) and Alan Alda & Carol Burnett win (TV)
- 1982-03-10 8th People's Choice Awards: Burt Reynolds, Sally Field & Jane Fonda win (Motion Picture) and Alan Alda & Barbara Mandrell win (TV)
- 1983-03-11 9th People's Choice Awards: Burt Reynolds, Jane Fonda & Katharine Hepburn win (Motion Picture) and Tom Selleck, Linda Evans & Loretta Swit win (TV)
- 1990-12-07 Ted Turner & Jane Fonda announce their engagement
- 1992-01-27 Jane Fonda undergoes arthroscopic surgery on her right knee