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Henry Fonda (1905-1982)
Up there with James Stewart as a likeable leading man, Henry Fonda's film career spanned six decades, culminating in his first Best Actor Oscar in 1981, for his final big screen film, produced by daughter Jane, 'On Golden Pond (1981)'. Other notable performances came in 'Young Mr. Lincoln (1939)', 'The Grapes Of Wrath (1940)', 'Mister Roberts (1955)', and probably the most impressive of all, as the conscientious juror in '12 Angry Men (1957)'. Henry Fonda played some of the most famous men in American history on TV and in film, including Abraham Lincoln, John F. Kennedy, General Douglas MacArthur, Admiral Chester Nimitz, Theodore Roosevelt, Jr., and Wyatt Earp. Fonda had witnessed a lynching as a young boy, and, scarred by this, seemed to play roles standing up to injustice, which his children, Jane and Peter, perpetuated in their own careers.

Henry Fonda was born on May 16th, 1905 in Grand Island, Nebraska, and died in Los Angeles on August 12th, 1982.

- Paul Rance/

HENRY FONDA DVDs available from - in association with
Once Upon a Time in the West -- Special Collector's Edition (2 discs) [1969]
Paramount Home Entertainment (UK)
DVD - October 6, 2003
Twelve Angry Men [1957]
MGM Home Ent. (Europe) Ltd.
DVD - March 19, 2001
Young Mr Lincoln [1939]
Optimum Home Entertainment
DVD - February 21, 2005
HENRY FONDA DVDs available from - in association with
Product photo Mister Roberts
Product photo On Golden Pond (Special Edition)
Product photo 12 Angry Men
12 Angry Men (50th Anniversary Edition)

Henry Fonda Filmography
(most recent films listed first)

On Golden Pond (1981)
Meteor (1979)
Wanda Nevada (1979)
City On Fire (1979)
The Swarm (1978)
Fedora (1978)
Grande attacco, Il (1978)
The Last Of The Cowboys (1977)
Rollercoaster (1977)
Tentacoli (1977)
Midway (1976)
Mussolini: Ultimo atto (1974)
Mio nome è Nessuno, Il (1973)
Ash Wednesday (1973)
Serpent, Le (1973)
Sometimes A Great Notion (1971)
There Was A Crooked Man... (1970)
The Cheyenne Social Club (1970)
Too Late The Hero (1970)
C'era una volta il West (1968)
... aka Once Upon A Time In The West (UK) (USA)
The Boston Strangler (1968)
Yours, Mine And Ours (1968)
Madigan (1968)
Firecreek (1968)
Welcome To Hard Times (1967)
All About People (narrator) (1967)
A Big Hand For The Little Lady (1966)
Battle Of The Bulge (1965)
The Dirty Game (1965)
In Harm's Way (1965)
The Rounders (1965)
Sex And The Single Girl (1964)
Fail-Safe (1964)
The Best Man (1964)
Spencer's Mountain (1963)
How The West Was Won (1962)
The Longest Day (1962)
Advise & Consent (1962)
San Francisco Fire (voice/narrator) (1962)
The Man Who Understood Women (1959)
Warlock (1959)
Stage Struck (1958)
Rangers Of Yellowstone (narrator) (1958)
The Tin Star (1957)
12 Angry Men (1957)
The Wrong Man (1956)
War And Peace (1956)
Mister Roberts (1955)
Benjy (voice/narrator) (1951)
Fort Apache (1948)
On Our Merry Way (1948)
Daisy Kenyon (1947)
The Fugitive (1947)
The Long Night (1947)
My Darling Clementine (1946)
The Ox-Bow Incident (1943)
Immortal Sergeant (1943)
The Big Street (1942)
Tales Of Manhattan (1942)
The Magnificent Dope (1942)
The Male Animal (1942)
Rings On Her Fingers (1942)
You Belong To Me (1941)
Wild Geese Calling (1941)
The Lady Eve (1941)
Chad Hanna (1940)
The Return Of Frank James (1940)
Lillian Russell (1940)
The Grapes Of Wrath (1940)
Drums Along The Mohawk (1939)
Young Mr. Lincoln (1939)
The Story Of Alexander Graham Bell (1939)
Let Us Live (1939)
Jesse James (1939)
The Mad Miss Manton (1938)
Spawn Of The North (1938)
Blockade (1938)
Jezebel (1938)
I Met My Love Again (1938)
That Certain Woman (1937)
Slim (1937)
You Only Live Once (1937)
Wings Of The Morning (1937)
Spendthrift (1936)
The Moon's Our Home (1936)
The Trail Of The Lonesome Pine (1936)
I Dream Too Much (1935)
Way Down East (1935)
The Farmer Takes A Wife (1935)







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