In a new interview with AARP The Magazine, Fonda was asked whether she’d ever found herself “starstruck” by someone with whom she’d worked.
“I was intimidated by Katharine Hepburn, that’s for sure,” Fonda said.
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“My God. When we made ‘On Golden Pond’, she made sure that she was always top dog — and that I knew it,” she continued, adding that the treatment she received from Hepburn taught her a lesson she’s never forgotten.
“I think my co-stars will tell you that I really try to do the opposite and make people feel comfortable,” she explained.
Back in 2021, Fonda spoke with Harper’s Bazaar about her experience working with Hepburn,