Definition of Fonda
the name of a family of US actors. Henry (Jaynes) (1905–82), noted for his roles in such movies as The Grapes of Wrath (1940), Twelve Angry Men (1957), and On Golden Pond (1981). Jane (1937-), Henry’s daughter. Her movies include Klute (1971), The China Syndrome (1979), Nine to Five (1980), and On Golden Pond (1981). Peter (1939-), Henry’s son. His best known movies are Easy Rider (1969) and Ulee’s Gold (1997). Peter’s daughter Bridget (1964-) is also an actor.