Born: May 16, 1905, Grand Island, Nebraska
Died: August 12, 1982 (aged 77), Los Angeles, California
What do you know about Henry Fonda? Take this quick quiz.
Jesse James (1939) is a western movie directed by Henry
King and starring Tyrone Power, Henry Fonda, Nancy Kelly, and
Randolph Scott. The American Humane Association began to
oversee filmmaking after a horse died during a stunt on the
2. After the death of his outlaw brother, Jesse, Frank
James (Henry Fonda) seeks revenge on his killers, Bob and
Charlie Ford (John Carradine and Charles Tannen). What was the
name of the film?
3. The Ox-Bow Incident is a 1943 western movie
directed by William A. Wellman and starring Henry Fonda, Dana
Andrews, Mary Beth Hughes, Anthony Quinn, William Eythe, Harry
Morgan and Jane Darwell. The movie is unlike the book in that
the central character of the book is Art Croft, not his friend
Gil. Who play Art Croft?
4. Fonda served for three years, initially as a
Quartermaster 3rd Class on the destroyer USS Satterlee.
He was later commissioned as a Lieutenant Junior Grade in Air
Combat Intelligence in the Central Pacific and was awarded a
Presidential Citation. What award did he win?
Medal of Honor
5. My Darling Clementine (1946) is a western film,
directed by John Ford, and based on the story of the Gunfight
at the O.K. Corral between the Earp brothers and the Clanton
gang. It features an ensemble cast including Henry Fonda,
Victor Mature, and Walter Brennan. Who played Clementine
6. Fort Apache is a 1948 western film directed by
John Ford and starring John Wayne and Henry Fonda. The film
was the first of the director's "cavalry trilogy" and was
followed by She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (1949) and Rio
Grande (1950), both starring Wayne. Fonda played Lt. Col.
Owen Thursday. Who played his daughter Philadelphia Thursday?
7. The Tin Star is a 1957 American western film
directed by Anthony Mann and starring Henry Fonda and Anthony
Perkins, in one of Perkins' first roles. Who played Nona
Mayfield, Morgan Hickman (Henry Fonda) love interest?
8. What is the 1968 Western where Fonda plays the bad guy
9. Once Upon a Time in the West is a 1968 epic
spaghetti Western film directed by Sergio Leone. The film
stars Henry Fonda as the villain Frank, Charles Bronson as his
nemesis "Harmonica", Jason Robards as the bandit
Cheyenne and Claudia Cardinale as Jill, a newly-widowed
homesteader with a past as a prostitute. After meeting with
Leone, Fonda called his friend Eli Wallach, who advised him to
do the film, as "You will have the time of your life."
10. The Cheyenne Social Club is a 1970 Western
comedy film that stars James Stewart, Henry Fonda, and Shirley
Jones. The film was one of the few off-color ventures for
Stewart, who specifically suggested Fonda be cast in the
supporting role. Filmed at the Bonanza Creek Ranch and Eaves
Movie Ranch outside Santa Fe, New Mexico (exteriors), and at
the Samuel Goldwyn Studios in Hollywood, California
(interiors). Who directed the movie?