Jane Fonda is explaining, in her clipped, slightly raspy, no-nonsense tone, the liberating benefits of reaching a certain age.“The over-50s tend to have a greater sense of well-being, be less hostile, more positive,” she says. It could be because of changes in the brain, but also, they think, it is partly just a question of having been there, done that.” “Once you are past 50, it’s like: why the hell not be the person who I really am? You can do all the things that you are not supposed to do as a woman, like tell the truth and get angry.” I meet Fonda – Oscar-winning actress, political activist and former fitness guru – in an airy suite in New York’s historic Waldorf Astoria hotel.Academy Award-winning actress Jane Fonda had undergone nearly as many transformations throughout her career as a cat has lives, with each new phase of her life - however scandalous or controversial - keeping the public ...Read more » Academy Award-winning actress Jane Fonda had undergone nearly as many transformations throughout her career as a cat has lives, with each new phase of her life - however scandalous or controversial - keeping the public eternally fascinated.Tulea, her tiny white fluffy Coton du Tulear dog comes skittling across the floor to greet me.• A list of the best TV shows on Netflix UK Grace (Fonda) and Frankie (Tomlin) are rivals rather than friends, whose husbands, Sheen and Waterston run a law firm.
“We are the fastest-growing demographic in the world, and yet we have no face in the mass media,” she says, leaning forward, elbows on knees. I was a movie star, and I produced a lot of my own movies. And she still embodies well-groomed glamour, with her voluminous highlighted hair and rail-thin figure dressed, today, in a diaphanous pale-green blouse and black trousers.
Born Lady Jayne Seymour Fonda to actor Henry Fonda and socialite Frances Seymour (who committed suicide when Jane was 12), Fonda has re-invented herself more often than the i Mac.
From fashion model to Oscar winner (for Klute and Coming Home), from aerobics guru to anti-war activist (she famously posed on a North Vietnamese anti-aircraft gun).
THR later updated its story to say that Fonda's representative said the man involved was not Perry.
Fonda was on stage a few moments later to present the award for best actor in a TV series.
At 17, Jane and her father co-starred in The Country Girl, a play staged for charity in Omaha.