Jane Fonda to receive Golden Globes’ Cecil B DeMille Award

She also serves on the board of directors and made $1 million donation to Donor Direct Action, an organization that supports front-line women’s organizations to promote women’s equality. Fonda, 83, has been nominated for five Academy Awards and won two for the thriller Klute and the compassionate anti-war drama Coming Home. By: AP | Los Angeles |

January 26, 2021 9:37:34 pm

Jane Fonda is being recognised for her 'incredible impact on the world of entertainment.' (Photo: AP Images)
Jane Fonda cemented herself into Hollywood allure as a chameleonlike actor and social activist, and now the Golden Globes will honor her illustrious career with its highest honor. My Path from Climate Despair to Action,” released last year, details her personal journey with Fire Drill Fridays. She launched IndieCollect’s Jane Fonda Fund for Women Directors, an organization aimed to support the restoration of films helmed by women from around the world. Nominations for the upcoming Globes show are scheduled to be announced February 3. Fonda’s book, “What Can I Do? Capitol while peacefully protesting climate change in 2019, an action dubbed Fire Drill Fridays. For her 80th birthday, Fonda raised $1 million for each her nonprofits, the Georgia Campaign for Adolescent Power & Potential and the Women’s Media Center. She stars in the Netflix television series Grace & Frankie. Fonda, the daughter of Oscar winner Henry Fonda and sister of Peter Fonda, made an impact off-screen by creating organizations to support women’s equality and prevent teen pregnancy and improve adolescent health. She fell under hefty criticism for her decision — one she repeatedly apologized for — to pose in the photo that gave her the nickname “Hanoi Jane.”
In 2014, Fonda was given a lifetime achievement award by the American Film Institute. A member of one of America’s most distinguished acting families, Fonda has captivated and inspired fans along with critics in such films as Klute and Coming Home. Fonda was arrested at the U.S. Don't Miss These StoriesShooting 55kms/sec from our own bunkers gave us a strange positivity: Arati KadavRevisiting 1988's Bharat Ek Khoj that showcases India's rich history in briefDiscrimination begins from home: The Great Indian Kitchen director Jeo BabyClick here for more

Fonda gained notoriety in the the 1970s when she traveled to North Vietnam during the height of the anti-Vietnam War protests and posed for photos next to an anti-aircraft gun. Tags:

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For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App. Fonda will receive the Cecil B DeMille Award during the 78th annual awards ceremony on February 28, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced Tuesday. 📣 The Indian Express is now on Telegram. She released a workout video in 1982 and was active on behalf of liberal political causes.https://images.indianexpress.com/2020/08/1×1.png
In a statement, HFPA President Ali Sar applauded the Golden Globe winner’s decorated career and her “unrelenting activism.”
“Her undeniable talent has gained her the highest level of recognition,” Sar said of Fonda. She had other prominent films including The China Syndrome, The Electric Horseman with Robert Redford, and 9 to 5 with Lily Tomlin and Dolly Parton. “While her professional life has taken many turns, her unwavering commitment to evoking change has remained.”
The DeMille Award is given annually to an “individual who has made an incredible impact on the world of entertainment.” Past recipients include Tom Hanks, Jeff Bridges, Oprah Winfrey, Morgan Freeman, Meryl Streep, Barbra Streisand, Sidney Poitier and Lucille Ball.