Definition of Fonda in English:


proper noun

  • 1The name of a family of US actors.

    1. 1.1 Henry (Jaynes) (1905–82), noted for his roles in such movies as "The Grapes of Wrath" (1940), "Twelve Angry Men" (1957), and "On Golden Pond" (1981)
    2. 1.2 Jane (born 1937), Henry's daughter. Her movies include "Klute" (1971), "The China Syndrome" (1979), "Nine to Five" (1980), and "On Golden Pond" (1981)
    3. 1.3 Peter (born 1939), Henry's son. His best known movies are "Easy Rider" (1969) and "Ulee's Gold" (1997). Peter's daughter Bridget (born 1964) is also an actor.