Iconic Jane Fonda Photos Through the Years

The actress and activist is set to receive the prestigious Cecil B. DeMille Award at the Golden Globes.

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For over six decades, actor and activist Jane Fonda has graced our screens and lent her voice to the Civil Rights Movement, environmental causes, gender equity, and anti-war efforts. Now, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association will bestow Fonda with their highest honor–the prestigious Cecil B. DeMille Award–at the 78th Golden Globes Awards on February 28. To celebrate Fonda’s achievement, we’ve rounded up our favorite images of Fonda throughout the years, ahead.

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1959

After Fonda dropped out of Vassar to pursue art in Paris, she returned to the United States in 1958. Because of her connections in the film industry–her father is actor Henry Fonda–she soon rose to prominence.

actress jane fonda in dressing room during rehearsals for the daniel taradash play there was a little girl,  at the cort theatre, new york, ny 1960 photo by leonard mccombethe life picture collectiongetty images
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1960

Fonda at rehearsals for the play, "There Was a Little Girl." The Cort Theatre production was her acting debut. She received a nomination for the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play for her role.

american actress jane fonda with her father henry fonda 1905   1982 on the set of henrys television show, the deputy, circa 1960  photo by allan grantthe life picture collection via getty images
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1960

Fonda and her father Henry on the set of his show, The Deputy. Fonda's father was a successful actor and helped her navigate the industry.

american actress jane fonda, in a blue slip, in a scene from les felins, also known as joy house directed by rene clement, france, 1964  photo by silver screen collectiongetty images
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1964

Fonda as Melinda in the movie Joy House. The actress played Melinda in this thriller from French director René Clément.

jane fonda, us actress, wearing a black cowboy hat and blue gingham shirt, posing with a twig between her teeth, in a publcity portrait issued for the film, cat ballou, usa, 1965 the comedy western, directed by elliot silverstein, starred fonda as catherine cat ballou photo by silver screen collectiongetty images
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1965

Fonda in a promotional portrait for the film, Cat Ballou. With the success of Fonda's 1965 film, she became a household name.

american actress jane fonda in a flared ball gown, as she appears in the title role of cat ballou, directed by elliot silverstein, 1965 photo by silver screen collectiongetty images
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1965

Fonda plays outlaw Cat in the film that AFI named the 10th greatest Western of all time.

jane fonda et roger vadim chez eux en 1967 en france  photo by reporters associesgamma rapho via getty images
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1967

Fonda and her former husband Roger Vadim, pictured here, share a child named Vanessa together.

portrait of american actress jane fonda as she poses outdoors, late 1960s  photo by silver screen collectiongetty images
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Late 1960s

A portrait of Jane Fonda looking chic as ever.

american actress jane fonda plays the lead in the erotic science fiction fantasy film barbarella, 1968 photo by archive photosgetty images
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1968

Fonda played the lead in the erotic science fiction fantasy film, Barbarella.

jane fonda plays gloria in the 1969 film they shoot horses, dont they photo by �� john springer collectioncorbiscorbis via getty images
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1969

Fonda's role in the film They Shoot Horses, Don't They earned her a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actress.

american actress jane fonda, circa 1970 photo by silver screen collectiongetty images
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1970

Following the success of her 1969 film, They Shoot Horses, Don't They?, Fonda became one of the most sought-after actresses in Hollywood.

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1970

By the end of the 1960s, Fonda became more politically active and began supporting the Civil Rights Movement and the movement for American Indian sovereignty. She also traveled to France, where she met French anti-war leftists. Here, she's pictured at a speech at the Meeting for Peace in Vietnam in New York.

germany out jane fonda 21121937  actress, usa with angela davis left during a demonstration against the war in vietnam, campus of the university of los angeles, california  photo by adn bildarchivullstein bild via getty images
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1970

Fonda joined Angela Davis at a demonstration against the Vietnam War at the University of California, Los Angeles.

mug shots of american actress and activist jane fonda, following her arrest in cleveland for kicking a local police officer, usa, 3rd november 1970 the charge was later dismissed photo by kyprosgetty images
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1970

Fonda is no stranger to mug shots. Following her arrest during an anti-war demonstration in Cleveland, Fonda was booked for allegedly provoking officers. She would continue to be arrested in the future for her activism.

american actress jane fonda as call girl bree daniels in klute, 1971 photo by silver screen collectiongetty images
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1971

She earned her first Academy Award for Best Actress for her portrayal of sex worker Bree Daniels in the film, Klute.

original caption american actress jane fonda pays visit to the truong dinh residential center in the nai ba trung district in hanoi
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1972

Fonda visits the Nai Ba Trung district in Hanoi during the Vietnam War. While Fonda stands by her anti-war sentiments, she does regret alienating soldiers after a picture of her atop a Vietnamese weapon angered them. Supporters of the war dubbed her "Hanoi Jane" to mock her activism.

santa monica, ca   2010  academy award winning actress jane fonda sits on the veranda of her home with her husband, tom hayden, son troy garity, and daughter vanessa vadim hiding, in this 1975 santa monica, california, photo portrait session  fondas husband, tom hayden, was running for state senate photo by george rosegetty images
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1975

Fonda's second marriage was to activist Tom Hayden. Together, they have two children: Troy and their adopted daughter, Mary Luana Williams.

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1979

Before the success of Fonda's workout videos in the 1980s, she opened a gym dedicated to her personal routines. While workout studios are now ubiquitous, Fonda was a pioneer in women-centered exercise classes.

american actors jon voight and jane fonda pose with american director michael cimino, holding their oscars on stage at the 51st annual academy awards, los angeles, california, april 9, 1979 voight and fonda received the best actor and actress oscars for their performances in the film, coming home cimino received the best director oscar for his film, the deer hunter photo by frank edwardsfotos internationalgetty images
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1979

Jon Voight, Jane Fonda, and director Michael Ciminopose pose with the Oscars they earned for their film Coming Home. Fonda won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her portrayal of Sally, a military wife.

dolly parton, lily tomlin and jane fonda during nine to five new york city premiere   after party at luchows in new york city, new york, united states photo by ron galellaron galella collection via getty images
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1980

Dolly Parton, Lily Tomlin, and Jane Fonda appear at the after party for the premiere of their groundbreaking feminist film 9 to 5 in New York.

original caption 9261986 kristy mcnichol, whoopi goldberg, and jane fonda are pictured shortly before they joined more than two dozen other celebrities who set off from mgm studios on a 9 city, 14 stop caravan to gather support for ca proposition 65, the clean water initiative
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1986

Risty McNichol, Whoopi Goldberg, and Jane Fonda are pictured at MGM Studios before they depart on a nine-city, 14-stop caravan to gather support for CA Proposition 65: a clean water initiative. Fonda continues to support environmental rights to this day.

qalandia refugee camp, west bank   december 21  actress jane fonda and ameh badran among others, walk through the streets of qalandia refugee camp december 21, 2002 in the west bank fonda and v day members, a global movement to stop violence against women, toured jerusalem and the west bank photo by quique kierszenbaumgetty images
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2002

Fonda marched in the West Bank through the streets of Qalandia refugee camp in support of the Palestinian people.

jane fonda during 36th anniversary gala of the feminist press with jane fonda, eve ensler and gloria steinem at tavern on the green in new york city, new york, united states photo by brian achwireimage
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2006

Fonda spoke at the 36th anniversary Gala of the Feminist Press, a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting women's rights and feminist perspectives.

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2007

Fonda spoke with protestors during a demonstration against the war in Iraq to demand that Congress defund the effort. Throughout her life, Fonda has consistently been an anti-war activist.

cannes, france   may 16  actress jane fonda attends opening ceremony and moonrise kingdom premiere during the 65th annual cannes film festival at palais des festivals on may 16, 2012 in cannes, france  photo by andreas rentzgetty images
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2012

Jane Fonda attended the Cannes Film Festival premiere of the movie, Moonrise Kingdom.

hollywood, ca   april 27  actors peter fonda l and jane fonda attend jane fondas hand and footprint ceremony at tcl chinese theatre on april 27, 2013 in hollywood, california  photo by imeh akpanudosengetty images
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2013

Fonda's brother, Peter Fonda, was honored at the hand and footprint ceremony for cinema legends at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood.

new york, ny   october 08  exclusive coverage robin morgan, gloria steinem, lily tomlin and jane fonda speak onstage at the 2013 womens media awards on october 8, 2013 in new york city  photo by mike coppolagetty images
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2013

Together with Robin Morgan and Gloria Steinem, Fonda founded the Women's Media Center in 2005 to "to raise the visibility, viability and decision-making power of women and girls in media and, thereby, ensuring that their stories get told and their voices are heard."

beverly hills, ca   january 10  actress jane fonda attends the 73rd annual golden globe awards held at the beverly hilton hotel on january 10, 2016 in beverly hills, california  photo by jason merrittgetty images
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2016

Fonda at the 73rd Annual Golden Globes.

los angeles, ca   january 21  editors note this image has been converted to black and white actress jane fonda attends the womens march in los angeles on january 21, 2017 in los angeles, california  photo by emma mcintyregetty images
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2017

Fonda is pictured here at the Women's March in Los Angeles. Following the inauguration of Donald Trump, thousands of protestors around the country gathered to reject the former president's message of hate and fear.

venice, italy   september 01  jane fonda and robert redford walk the red carpet ahead of the our souls at night screening during the 74th venice film festival at sala grande on september 1, 2017 in venice, italy  photo by vittorio zunino celottogetty images
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2017

Robert Redford and Fonda were frequent co-stars in the 1960s and 1970s. Their film, Our Souls at Night, premiered at the Venice Film Festival in 2017.

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