UNITED STATES: American actor Henry Fonda performs in the “12 angry men” directed by Sidney Lumet and released in 1957, in which he plays the role of a dissenting juror in a murder trial. Born in Grand Island, Nebraska 16 May 1905, Henry Fonda started his acting debut with the Omaha Community Playhouse, a local amateur theater troupe directed by Dorothy Brando. he later moved to Cape Cod and Broadway, new York. His first major roles in Bradway include “New Faces of America” and “The Farmer takes a Wife” that was transfered to the screen in 1935 and became the start-up of Fonda’s Hollywood career. He’s most remembered for his acting in “Young Mr. Lincoln” (1939), “The Grapes of Wrath” (1940), and more recently “On Golden Pond” (1981), for which he received an Academy Award for Best Actor in 1982. married to Frances Seymour Fonda, he is the father of Jane and Peter Fonda, who both became screen stars. (Photo credit should read AFP/AFP/Getty Images)

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