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Bridget Fonda

Bridget FondaAKA Bridget Jane Fonda

Born: 27-Jan-1964
Birthplace: Los Angeles, CA

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Actor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Single White Female

Bridget Fonda is the niece of Jane Fonda, daughter of Peter Fonda, and granddaughter of Henry Fonda. Her godfather was Larry Hagman. There is a brief glimpse of four-year-old Fonda in her father's Easy Rider, but she resisted going into acting until high school, when she appeared in a school play and had a tiny part in an abysmal Ryan O'Neal comedy called Partners. She studied drama for four years at New York University, and has said she felt very uncomfortable on stage until her junior year. Her first substantial film role was in 1987's opera anthology Aria, wherein she had no dialogue but quickly got naked. She turned down the role of Ally McBeal that made fellow waif Calista Flockhart a star.

In early 2003, Fonda suffered head and neck injuries when she drove her Jaguar over an embankment and off the Pacific Coast Highway. Several months later, she married former Oingo Boingo frontman Danny Elfman, and since then she has apparently retired from show business.

Father: Peter Fonda (actor, b. 23-Feb-1940)
Mother: Susan Brewer (artist)
Mother: Portia Rebecca Crockett (stepmother, granddaughter of Davy Crockett, m. Peter Fonda in 1972)
Brother: Justin Fonda (b. 9-Jul-1966, cameraman)
Brother: Thomas Fonda (half-brother)
Boyfriend: Lee Drysdale (writer-director, cohabited 1986-89)
Boyfriend: Eric Stoltz (actor, cohabited 1990-98)
Boyfriend: Dwight Yoakam (musician, dated 1999-2001)
Husband: Danny Elfman (musician, m. 29-Nov-2003, one son)
Son: Oliver Elfman (b. 2005)

    High School: Harvard-Westlake School, Los Angeles, CA
    University: New York University
    Conservatory: Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute

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    Snow Queen (7-Dec-2002)
    The Whole Shebang (29-Aug-2001)
    Kiss of the Dragon (25-Jun-2001) · Jessica
    Monkeybone (23-Feb-2001)
    Delivering Milo (4-Jan-2001)
    South of Heaven, West of Hell (28-Jan-2000) · Adalyne
    Lake Placid (15-Jul-1999) · Kelly Scott
    A Simple Plan (12-Sep-1998) · Sarah
    Finding Graceland (12-Sep-1998)
    Break Up (21-Aug-1998) · Jimmy Dade
    Jackie Brown (25-Dec-1997) · Melanie
    Mr. Jealousy (11-Sep-1997) · Irene
    In the Gloaming (20-Apr-1997) · Anne
    Touch (14-Feb-1997) · Lynn Faulkner
    Grace of My Heart (8-Sep-1996) · Kelly Porter
    City Hall (16-Feb-1996) · Marybeth Cogan
    Balto (22-Dec-1995) · Jenna [VOICE]
    Rough Magic (7-Sep-1995)
    Camilla (25-Nov-1994)
    The Road to Wellville (28-Oct-1994)
    It Could Happen to You (29-Jul-1994) · Yvonne Biasi
    Little Buddha (1-Dec-1993) · Lisa Conrad
    Bodies, Rest & Motion (9-Apr-1993) · Beth
    Point of No Return (19-Mar-1993) · Maggie
    Army of Darkness (19-Feb-1993) · Linda
    Singles (18-Sep-1992)
    Single White Female (14-Aug-1992)
    Leather Jackets (18-Jun-1992)
    Iron Maze (1-Nov-1991)
    Doc Hollywood (2-Aug-1991) · Nancy Lee
    The Godfather: Part III (25-Dec-1990)
    Frankenstein Unbound (2-Nov-1990) · Mary Shelley
    Strapless (14-May-1989)
    Scandal (28-Apr-1989)
    Shag (14-Apr-1989)
    You Can't Hurry Love (20-Jan-1988) · Peggy
    Aria (15-Sep-1987) · Lover

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