Henry Fonda

Born: 16 May 1905, Grand Island, Nebr.
Died: 12 August 1982, Los Angeles, Calif.

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Highlighted works

  • 12 Angry Men

    12 Angry Men

    In his feature debut, director Sidney Lumet brought his trademark social conscience to a claustrophobic jury room where one man pits reason against the prejudices of 11 others.

  • The Grapes of Wrath

    The Grapes of Wrath

    Novelist John Steinbeck’s great chronicle of Depression-era America reached the screen in director John Ford’s stark and powerful adaptation.

  • My Darling Clementine

    My Darling Clementine

  • The Lady Eve

    The Lady Eve

    Glamorous conwoman Barbara Stanwyck gets millionaire boffin Henry Fonda in her sights in Preston Sturges’s sparkling screwball comedy.

  • Once upon a Time in the West

    Once upon a Time in the West

    The railroad rushes westward, bringing power and progress with it, in Sergio Leone’s grandest spaghetti western, an operatic homage to Hollywood’s mythology of the Old West.

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