Jane Fonda Overview

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Born: December 21, 1937

The first-born child of screen legend Henry Fonda and socialite Frances Seymour Brokaw, Jane Fonda's life has been marked not only by incredible success, but controversy and even tragedy. When she was 12, her mother committed suicide in a mental institution. The truth was hidden from Jane, who found it out several months later while reading a movie magazine. At around that time, she began her struggle with bulimia. When she was 16, director Joshua Logan convinced her to make her stage debut... See All

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