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Name: Jane Fonda                                                                 
Birth name: Lady Jayne Seymour Fonda                                             
Born: 21 December 1937 New York City                                             
Jane Fonda (born December 21, 1937) is a two-time Academy Award-winning American 
actress, writer, political activist, former fashion model, and fitness guru. She 
rose to fame in the 1960s with films such as Barbarella and Cat Ballou and has   
appeared in films ever since. She has won two Academy Awards and received       
several other awards and nominations. She initially announced her retirement     
from acting in 1991, and said for many years that she would never act again, but 
she returned to film in 2005 with Monster in Law, and later Georgia Rule,       
released in 2007. She also produced and starred in several exercise videos       
released between 1982 and 1995.                                                 
Fonda has served as an activist for many political causes, one of the most       
notable and controversial of which was her opposition to the Vietnam War. She   
has also protested the Iraq War and violence against women. She describes       
herself as a liberal and a feminist. Since 2001, Fonda has been a Christian. She 
published an autobiography in 2005 and currently resides in Atlanta, Georgia.