Henry Fonda

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Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer in a promotional portrait for The Sound Of Music, 1965. Photograph:  Silver Screen Collection/Getty Images

Christopher Plummer, who has died in Connecticut at the age of 91, accumulated, over seven decades, all the honours an actor could wish for. As long (...)

The Capote Tapes features taped interviews utilised by George Plimpton for his definitive 1997 biography of the author Truman Capote.

As a former White House deputy social secretary and senior adviser to Michelle Obama, Ebs Burnough has overseen hundreds of swanky shindigs, from stat(...)

John Wayne as  Ethan Edwards in The Searchers. Photograph: AP Photo/Warner Bros

For reasons that shouldn’t need to be reiterated, audiences are paying greater attention than ever to the entertainment options on streaming services.(...)

The late Peter Fonda with his father Henry and daughter Jane,  circa 1963. Photograph: Silver Screen Collection/Getty Images

The rebels of the 1960s are beginning to die of something like old age. Peter Fonda – who has died aged 79 – was nearly 30 when Easy Rider emerged in (...)

Peter Fonda in 2018. File photograph: Mario Anzuoni/Reuters
Peter Fonda dies aged 79
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  • August 17, 2019, 00:00

Actor Peter Fonda has died at the age of 79 after being ill with lung cancer, his family has said. Fonda, who co-wrote, produced and starred in the c(...)

Barbara Stanwyck and Henry Fonda in ‘The Lady Eve’

As amateur ophiologist Charles Pike leaves the Amazon jungle after a year-long expedition, a chum tells him to be wary of dames. “You know me, Mac,” o(...)

The practicalities of filming make homes with “thru lounges” ideal for on-location shoots, allowing the crew to occupy one half while the actors weave their magic in the other.

Like many young people, in the first blush of youth I vaguely imagined that one day I might make it big on the small screen. Tragically – apart from a(...)

Fatheads on the internet are already beginning to grumble about the imminent Oceans 8

Let’s remake every film with an all-female cast. No, hear me out. There are obviously some downsides to this plan. For starters, we have enough remake(...)

Jane Fonda in a promotional portrait for ‘Barbarella’, directed by her then-husband Roger Vadim. Photograph: Silver Screen Collection/Getty Images

Put Jane Fonda on a stamp. It is allowed. Seven years ago, the US Postal Service announced that it would henceforth allow living people to be so honou(...)

Clint Eastwood in 'A Fistful of Dollars'

In 1964, A Fistful of Dollars, a Spanish-shot, English-dubbed, German-co-produced, Mexican-set remake of the Akira Kurosawa’s 1961 Japanese samurai mo(...)

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