Jane Fonda

Jane Fonda

Activist and Actor

Jane Fonda is a two-time Academy Award-winning actor, producer, author, activist, and fitness guru. Her career has spanned over 50 years, accumulating a body of film work that includes over 45 films and crucial work on behalf of political causes such as women’s rights, Native Americans, and the environment. She is a seven-time Golden Globe® winner and was honored with the Cecil B. DeMille Award in 2021, Stanley Kubrick Excellence in Film Award as part of BAFTA’s Britannia Awards in 2019 and AFI Life Achievement Award winner in 2014. 

Fonda also continues to lead the charge on Fire Drill Fridays, the national movement to protest government inaction on climate change she started in October 2019 in partnership with Greenpeace USA. Last year she launched the Jane Fonda Climate PAC, which is focused on defeating political allies of the fossil fuel industry. She is the author of several books, including the most recent, "What Can I Do: My Path from Climate Despair to Activism".

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Wildfire smoke clouds out the New York City skyline

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