Henry Fonda

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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(...)

Tom Hanks at his office in Santa Monica, California. Photograph: Jake Michaels/The New York Times

Lovely, lovely Tom Hanks – whom only a heel could dislike – has just published his first collection of short stories. If we know anything about Hanks (...)

Actor Maureen O’Hara pictures in  1943. Photograph: NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images

Maureen O’Hara, who died on Saturday, was Ireland’s first great Hollywood star and appeared in over 50 films. Ranked among the world’s most beautiful(...)

1960: Italian actor Marcello Mastroianni and Anita Ekberg in Rome’s  Trevi Fountain during the shooting of Federico Fellini’s film La Dolce Vita. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images/File photo

Anita Ekberg, the Swedish actress who gained global fame dancing in Rome’s Trevi Fountain in Federico Fellini’s film La Dolce Vita, has died aged 83.T(...)

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