Definition of Fonda in English:


Pronunciation /ˈfändə/ /ˈfɑndə/

proper noun

  • 1The name of a family of US actors.

    1. 1.1Henry (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. 1.2Jane (born 1937), Henry's daughter. Her movies include Klute (1971), The China Syndrome (1979), Nine to Five (1980), and On Golden Pond (1981).
    3. 1.3Peter (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.