Jane Fonda

Published on October 19, 2017

Actress, Writer, Political Activist | USA

Jane-FONDA.jpgJane Fonda is a two-time Academy Award® winner (Best Actress in 1971 for Klute and in 1978 for Coming Home), a three-time Golden Globe® winner and the 2014 recipient of the AFI Life Achievement Award. Along with starring roles in dozens of highly acclaimed productions, Fonda also worked as a film and TV producer with credits including Coming Home, The China Syndrome, Nine to Five and On Golden Pond.

In 2007 Fonda received an Honorary Palme d’Or from the Cannes Film Festival, and in 2009 was nominated for a Tony Award for 33 Variations on Broadway.

She revolutionized the fitness industry in 1982 with the release of Jane Fonda’s Workout, the top grossing home video of all time, following by 23 home exercise videos and seven bestselling books.

Recently, she appeared as Nancy Reagan in The Butler, starred in This is Where I Leave You, was nominated for an Emmy for her role in Aaron Sorkin’s The Newsroom on HBO, and received a Golden Globe nomination for her performance in Paolo Sorrentino's Youth.

Fonda’s TED Talk Life’s Third Act has been viewed more than 2 million times and offers a fresh perspective on aging, which she describes as a “staircase – the upward ascension of the human spirit, bringing us into wisdom, wholeness, and authenticity.”


Watch Jane Fonda’s keynote speech on “Six Key Insights Driving the Future of Quality of Life”.

Read the article on the Panel Discussion focused on Seniors: “Designing Life Through the Ages” to which she participated.

View the other speakers of the 2017 Quality of Life Conference.