from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Fonda, Henry 1905-1982. American actor noted for his portrayal of decent, down-to-earth individuals in films such as The Grapes of Wrath (1940) and On Golden Pond (1981), for which he won an Academy Award. His daughter Jane (born 1937) won an Academy Award for Klute (1971) and Coming Home (1978).
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Spain and Spanish-speaking countries, a hotel, inn, tavern or boarding-house.
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- n. United States film actor (1905-1982)
- n. United States film actress and daughter of Henry Fonda (born in 1937)
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FONDA: I think my father did, and I don't think that he meant to, or realized, or you know, I just think that down through the generations of Fonda men, there was a tendency to not like women who weren't really thin.
Henry Fonda is immaculate and wide-eyed as Wyatt Earp, patient and restrained.
I know who Henry Fonda is (I just watched “The Lady Eve” on TCM last week) and who his children are.
I know who Jane Fonda is … and Peter Fonda was in Easy Rider, right?
Just my luck: Jane Fonda is apparently even launching a brand new workout DVD.
Jane Fonda is still going strong on fitness - USATODAY. com
Fonda is still physically active, but not in the same way she used to be.
Sure, Fonda is an easy target, and she may deserve all the shot lobbied at her.
And now Fonda is free to betray her nation and our soldiers yet again in a time of war.
Jane Fonda is setting out across the country in a vegetable-oil-fueled bus — honest — to protest the war in Iraq.