Henry Fonda – A Pictorial


“I’m not really Henry Fonda. Nobody could have that much integrity.” ~ Henry Fonda


Henry Fonda


“I’m not that pristine pure, I guess I’ve broken as many rules as the next feller. But I reckon my face looks honest enough and if people buy it, Hallelujah.” ~ Henry Fonda


Henry Fonda in "Young Mr. Lincoln" (1939)


“If there is something in my eyes, a kind of honesty in the face, then I guess you could say that’s the man I’d like to be, the man I want to be.” ~ Henry Fonda


Henry Fonda and Jane Danwell in "The Grapes of Wrath" (1940)


“I don’t really like myself. Never did. People mix me up with the characters I play. I’m not a great guy like Doug Roberts (in ‘Mister Roberts’). I’d like to be but I’m not.” ~ Henry Fonda


Henry Fonda and Barbara Stanwyck in "The Lady Eve" (1941)


“Money must be, I guess, what first took me to Hollywood. When I first came out, I certainly had NO ambition to make pictures.” ~ Henry Fonda


Henry Fonda and Cathy Downs in "My Darling Clementine" (1946)


“I look like my father. To this day, when I walk past a mirror and see my reflection in it, my first impression is: That’s my father. There is a strong Fonda look.” ~ Henry Fonda


Henry Fonda in "12 Angry Men" (1957)


“I’ve been close to Bette Davis for thirty-eight years… and I have the cigarette burns to prove it.” ~ Henry Fonda


Henry Fonda and Bette Davis in "Jezebel" (1938)


“My thinking was scrambled when Sullivan and I separated. Something happened to me that had never happend before. I couldn’t cope. It was heartbreak time. I thought it was the end of the world.” ~ Henry Fonda on his divorce from first wife Margaret Sullavan


Henry Fonda and Margaret Sullavan in "The Moon's Our Home" (1936)


“It has to do with the fact that Ford, for all his greatness, is an Irish egomaniac, as anyone who knows him will say.” ~ Henry Fonda


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  1. […] by John Ford Produced by Samuel G. Engel Starring Henry Fonda, Linda Darnell, Victor Mature, Cathy Downs, Walter Brennan, Tim Holt, Ward […]

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