Fonda, Bridget 1964–

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Fonda, Bridget 1964–


Full name, Bridget Jane Fonda; born January 27, 1964, in Los Angeles, CA; daughter of Peter Fonda (an actor, director, producer, and writer) and Susan Jane Brewer (an artist); granddaughter of Henry Fonda (an actor); niece of Jane Fonda (an actress); married Danny Elfman (a musician and composer), November 29, 2003; children: Oliver Henry Milton Elfman. Education: Studied theatre at the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University and the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute.

Addresses: Agent—IFA Talent Agency, 8730 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 490, Los Angeles, CA 90069; Markham and Froggatt Agency, 4 Windmill St., London W1P 1HF, England (some sources cite address as 4 Windmill St., London W1T 2HZ, England). Publicist—Nancy Seltzer and Associates, 6220 Del Valle Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90048.

Career: Actress. Also worked as a model.

Member: Screen Actors Guild.

Awards, Honors: Golden Globe Award nomination, best performance by an actress in a supporting role in a motion picture, 1990, for Scandal; Independent Spirit Award nomination, best supporting female, Independent Features Project/West, 1990, for Shag; Best Actress Award, Catalonian International Film Festival, 1995, for Rough Magic; Emmy Award nomination, outstanding supporting actress in a miniseries or a special, 1997, for In the Gloaming; Blockbuster Entertainment Award nomination, favorite actress—suspense, 1999, for A Simple Plan; Golden Globe Award nomination, best performance by an actress in a miniseries or a motion picture made for television, 2002, for After Amy.


Film Appearances:

(Uncredited) Child in commune scene, Easy Rider (also known as The Loners), Columbia, 1969.

Partners (also known as Zwei irre Typen auf heiBer Spur), 1982.

Young lover, "Tristan und Isolde," Aria, Warner Bros., 1987.

Melaina Buller, Shag (also known as Shag: The Movie), TriStar, 1988.

Peggy Kellogg, You Can't Hurry Love (also known as Greetings from L.A. and Lovestruck), Lightning Pictures, 1988.

Voices of historian and head, Light Years (animated; also known as Gandahar), Miramax, 1988.

Amy Hempel, Strapless, Miramax/Atlantic Releasing, 1989.

Mandy Rice-Davies, Scandal, Miramax, 1989.

Grace Hamilton, The Godfather, Part III (also known as Mario Puzo's "The Godfather: Part III"), Paramount, 1990.

Mary Godwin Shelley, Frankenstein Unbound (also known as Roger Corman's "Frankenstein Unbound"), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1990.

(Uncredited) Annabelle, Drop Dead Fred, New Line Cinema, 1991.

Chris Sugita, Iron Maze, Castle Hill, 1991.

Claudi, Leather Jackets, Triumph Releasing, 1991.

Jo, Out of the Rain (also known as End of Innocence and Remains), Vision International, 1991.

Nancy Lee Nicholson, Doc Hollywood, Warner Bros., 1991.

Allison "Allie" Jones, Single White Female, Columbia, 1992.

Janet Livermore, Singles, Warner Bros., 1992.

Beth, Bodies, Rest and Motion (also known as Bodies, Rest & Motion), Fine Line Features, 1993.

Linda, Army of Darkness (also known as Army of Darkness: Evil Dead 3, Army of Darkness: The Medieval Dead, Army of Darkness, the Ultimate Experience in Medieval Horror, Bruce Campbell vs. Army of Darkness, Captain Supermarket, Evil Dead 3, and The Medieval Dead), Universal, 1993.

Lisa Conrad, Little Buddha, Miramax, 1993.

Maggie/Claudia, Point of No Return (also known as The Assassin, La Femme Nikita, Nikita, and The Specialist), Warner Bros., 1993.

Eleanor Lightbody, The Road to Wellville, Columbia, 1994.

Freda Lopez, Camilla, Miramax, 1994.

Yvonne Biasi, It Could Happen to You (also known as Cop Gives Waitress 2 Million Dollar Tip), TriStar, 1994.

Myra Shumway, Rough Magic (also known as Miss Shumway jette un sort), Samuel Goldwyn, 1995.

Voice of Jenna, Balto (animated; also known as Snowballs), Universal, 1995.

Kelly Porter, Grace of My Heart, Gramercy Pictures, 1996.

Marybeth Cogan, City Hall, Columbia, 1996.

Irene, Mr. Jealousy, Lions Gate Films, 1997.

Lynn Faulkner, Touch, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1997.

Melanie Ralston, Jackie Brown (also known as Rum Punch), Miramax, 1997.

Sarah Mitchell, A Simple Plan (also known as Ein einfacher plan and Un plan simple), Paramount, 1998.

The Red Coat, 1998.

Julie McElroy, Monkeybone (live action and animated), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1999.

Kelly Scott, Lake Placid (also known as Lac Placid), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1999.

South from Hell's Kitchen, 1999.

Adalyne Dunfries, South of Heaven, West of Hell, Phaedra Cinema/August Entertainment, 2000.

Elizabeth, Delivering Milo, Lakeshore Entertainment, 2000.

Val Bazinni, The Whole Shebang, 2000.

Jessica, Kiss of the Dragon (also known as KOD: Kiss of the Dragon and Le baiser mortel du dragon), Twentieth Century-Fox, 2001.

Val Bazini, The Whole Shebang, 2 Match, 2001, Lions Gate Films, 2003.

Appeared in the short student film PPT.

Television Appearances; Series:

Stephanie Furst, The Chris Isaak Show, Showtime, 2002.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Anne, In the Gloaming, HBO, 1997.

Jimmy Dade, The Breakup, Cinemax, 1998.

Ashley, The Road to Graceland (also known as Finding Graceland), Cinemax, 1999.

Linda Sinclair, After Amy (also known as No Ordinary Baby), Lifetime, 2001.

Title role, Snow Queen, The Hallmark Channel, 2002.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Host, Dolphins in Danger: On Location with Bridget Fonda (also known as TOPX, Wild! Life Adventures, and A World with Dolphins), TBS, 1996.

AFI's 100 Years … 100 Movies, CBS, 1998.

Herself, AFI's 100 Years, 100 Laughs: America's Funniest Movies, CBS, 2000.

Herself, The Three Stooges 75th Anniversary Special, NBC, 2003.

Herself, Biography Special: The Fondas (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 2004.

Hollywood Home Movies (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 2004.

Television Appearances; Awards Presentations:

Herself, The American Film Institute Salute to Henry Fonda (also known as The AFI Salute to Henry Fonda), 1978.

Herself, AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Robert De Niro, USA Network, 2003.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Dorite, "Professional Man," The Edge, HBO, 1989.

Louise Bradshaw, "Jacob Have I Loved," WonderWorks, PBS, 1989.

Molly (Mohoo), "Blinded by the Thousand Points of Light," 21 Jump Street, Fox, 1989.

Herself, The Late Show with David Letterman, CBS, 1997.

Herself, The Rosie O'Donnell Show, syndicated, 1997.

Herself, "Pilots and Pens Lost," The Larry Sanders Show, HBO, 1998.

Mary, "The Occupant," Night Visions, Fox, 2001.

Herself, The Howard Stern Show, E! Entertainment Television, 2001.

Herself, The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn, CBS, 2001.

Herself, "Larry Hagman," Biography (documentary; also known as A&E Biography: Larry Hagman), Arts and Entertainment, 2004.

"#93 Celebrity Rejections: Ally McBeal," 101 Biggest Celebrity Oops, E! Entertainment Television, 2004.

Stage Appearances:

Sissy, Class 1 Acts, Nat Horne Theatre, New York City, 1988.

Appeared in Confession, Manhattan Class Company, Warren Robertson Workshop; Pastels, Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute; and in Just Horrible.

Radio Appearances; Episodic:

Herself, The Howard Stern Radio Show, 2001.



Herself, Jackie Brown: How It Went Down (short documentary), Miramax Home Entertainment, 2002.



Newsmakers 1995, issue 4, Gale, 1995.


Details, February, 1997.

Evening Standard Hot Tickets, May 6, 1999, pp. 2-3.

Face, July, 1988, pp. 32-36.

In Style, March, 1996, pp. 94-99.

Interview, June, 1989, p. 86.

Parade, June 27, 1999, pp. 4-5.

People Weekly, July 13, 1998, p. 67; December 21, 1998, p. 51; July 26, 1999, p. 128.

Rolling Stone, April 20, 1989, p. 40.

Self, August, 1999, pp. 16, 61, 64, 168, 170.

Total Film, November, 2001, p. 38.

TV Guide, issue 951, 1997, p. 84.

US, May 29, 1989.