Jane Fonda is an American actress, political activist, and fitness guru. She was born on December 21, 1937, in New York City to a famous family of actors. Her father was Henry Fonda, a renowned film and stage actor, and her mother was Frances Ford Seymour, a socialite.

Fonda started her acting career in the 1960s and quickly rose to fame with films such as "Cat Ballou" and "Barbarella". She won two Academy Awards for Best Actress for her roles in "Klute" and "Coming Home". She also starred in a number of popular films throughout the 1980s and 1990s, including "9 to 5" and "On Golden Pond".

Aside from her acting career, Fonda has been an outspoken political activist and has been involved in a number of social and political causes over the years. She was a prominent anti-war activist during the Vietnam War and has advocated for a number of progressive causes throughout her life, including women's rights and environmentalism.

Fonda has also been an influential figure in the world of fitness, having released a number of successful exercise videos and workout programs over the years. She continues to be active in both the entertainment industry and in political activism, and remains a beloved and respected figure in American culture.