Henry Fonda

1905 - 1982

Henry Fonda

Henry Jaynes Fonda (May 16, 1905 – August 12, 1982) was an American film and stage actor who had a career that spanned five decades in Hollywood. Fonda cultivated a strong, appealing screen image in several films now considered to be classics, earning one Academy Award for Best Actor on two nominations. Fonda made his mark early as a Broadway actor and made his Hollywood film debut in 1935. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Henry Fonda has received more than 6,655,918 page views. His biography is available in 83 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 63rd most popular actor.

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  • 5.07

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Among actors, Henry Fonda ranks 62 out of 8,832Before him are Nicolas Cage, Will Smith, Charles Bronson, Bruno Ganz, Ian McKellen, and Michael Caine. After him are Konstantin Stanislavski, Paul Newman, Jane Fonda, John Wayne, Catherine Deneuve, and Greta Garbo.

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Among people born in 1905, Henry Fonda ranks 9Before him are Ayn Rand, Albert Speer, Christian Dior, Simo Häyhä, Elias Canetti, and Viktor Frankl. After him are Dag Hammarskjöld, Greta Garbo, Carl David Anderson, Mikhail Sholokhov, Faustina Kowalska, and Astrid of Sweden. Among people deceased in 1982, Henry Fonda ranks 8Before him are Leonid Brezhnev, Ayn Rand, Romy Schneider, Ingrid Bergman, Grace Kelly, and Carl Orff. After him are Roman Jakobson, Philip K. Dick, Hans-Ulrich Rudel, Anna Freud, Arthur Rubinstein, and Erving Goffman.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Henry Fonda ranks 134 out of 12,171Before him are Herman Melville (1819), Ray Bradbury (1920), Amelia Earhart (1897), Dale Carnegie (1888), Phineas Gage (1823), and James Watson (1928). After him are Coen brothers (null), Tupac Shakur (1971), Paul Newman (1925), Jane Fonda (1937), Chuck Berry (1926), and John Wayne (1907).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Henry Fonda ranks 28Before him are Harrison Ford (1942), Steven Seagal (1952), Katharine Hepburn (1907), Nicolas Cage (1964), Will Smith (1968), and Charles Bronson (1921). After him are Paul Newman (1925), Jane Fonda (1937), John Wayne (1907), Peter Falk (1927), Sharon Tate (1943), and Vin Diesel (1967).