Appeared (as "Associate Justice Daniel Snow"; final Broadway role) in "First Monday in October" on Broadway. Written by Jerome Lawrence
and Robert E. Lee
. Scenic Design by Oliver Smith. Costume Design by Ann Roth. Lighting Design by Roger Morgan. Directed by Edwin Sherin
Majestic Theatre (moved to The ANTA Playhouse 14 Nov 1978...
1 Biographical Movie |
13 Print Biographies |
1 Portrayal |
1 Interview |
8 Articles |
2 Pictorials |
7 Magazine Cover Photos |
6' 1½" (1.87 m)
Did You Know?
I hope you won't be disappointed. You see I am not a very interesting person. I haven't ever done anything except be other people. I ain't really Henry Fonda! Nobody could be. Nobody could have that much integrity.
Though a Democrat for most of his life, Fonda was once a registered Republican, according to his son Peter Fonda
in his autobiography Don't Tell Dad: A Memoir (1999). Peter believes that Henry's liberalism caused him to be gray-listed during the early 1950s, when he experienced a six-year layoff from films.
Often played strong, defensive, heroic characters that were always seeking peace and justice.