Appeared in "I Loved You Wednesday" on Broadway.
1 Biographical Movie |
13 Print Biographies |
1 Portrayal |
1 Interview |
8 Articles |
2 Pictorials |
7 Magazine Cover Photos |
6' 1½" (1.87 m)
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[on John Ford
] He was so egomaniacal. He would never rehearse, didn't want to talk about a part. If an actor started to ask questions he'd either take those pages and tear them out of the script or insult him in an awful way. He loved getting his shot on the first take, which for him meant it was fresh. He would print the first take -- even if it wasn't any good.
The Fonda family was acquainted with Marlon Brando
's family, as they both lived in Omaha, Nebraska and Henry appeared with Marlon's mother Dorothy in community theater. In fact, the Brando family, on a trip to Southern California in the late 1930s, visited Henry on a movie set. The two very different actors never knew each other socially because Fonda was much older. In fact, when the teen-aged ...
Noticeable for his "cat-like" walk, especially in westerns: moving at a slow but clock- like tempo, throwing forward one foot at time, while letting the arms dangle loosely at his sides.