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Legends of Cinema - Jane Fonda
casino blog
02 April 2010

Legends of Cinema - Jane FondaActress, fitness guru and stark political activist Jane Fonda was born on December 21, 1937 in New York, New York. Jane was a child of privilege, enjoying the fruits of her father’s - actor Henry Fonda - labor. From her plush surroundings in the big city, Fonda decided to follow in her father’s footsteps at a relatively early age.

Jane attended Vassar College after graduating high school, and soon after that, she began to study acting and working as a model. Eventually, with her own proven talents and her father’s name to prop her up, Jane landed a role in the 1960 film Tall Story. Although the film met only mediocre success, Fonda was a standout and her career began to take off.

The 1960s were a crazy time in Hollywood for actors. With the assassination of John F. Kennedy and a war in Vietnam that most in the elite culture shunned, more and more actors began to fervently speak out against America’s involvement overseas and even its lack of social justice here at home.

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