Jane Fonda is an American actress, political activist, and former fashion model. She is known for her acting career, which has spanned over five decades and includes several Academy Award-winning performances, as well as her activism, particularly her opposition to the Vietnam War. She is also known for her fitness videos and her work promoting health and fitness.
Jane Fonda was born in New York City in 1937 and is the daughter of actor Henry Fonda. She began her acting career in the 1960s and quickly established herself as a talented and versatile actress, starring in films such as “Barbarella,” “They Shoot Horses, Don’t They?” and “Klute,” for which she won her first Academy Award.
Fonda also became a prominent political activist during the Vietnam War, which earned her the nickname “Hanoi Jane” from some critics. She later apologized for her actions and has since been involved in various social and political causes, including environmentalism, feminism, and civil rights.
In the 1980s and 1990s, Fonda became known for her fitness videos and her work promoting health and fitness, particularly for women. She has since written several books on health and wellness and continues to be an advocate for healthy living.
Fonda has also won two more Academy Awards, one for her role in “Coming Home” and the other for her role in “The China Syndrome”.
She continues to act and appear in films and television shows, and remains a prominent public figure and respected actress in Hollywood.