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LILY & JANE2 DO SUNDANCE

Posted on February 2, 2015, in My Blog, with 20 Comments

We left Los Angeles Sunday January 25th for Park City and the 15th annual Sundance Film Festival. Hard as it is to believe, Lily had never been and I had never gone not to work but just to see films. It happened like this: Our friend, Pat Mitchell, who among her many titles became Chair of the Board of the Sundance Institute this year, invited Lily and me to be interviewed by her for the Women In Film brunch Monday morning.…

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LIVING IN BOOTSTRAP AMERICA

Posted on January 13, 2015, in My Blog, with 16 Comments

This is a book just out that I just finished reading and needed to blog about. I’ve read many books about people living at or below the poverty line, subsisting on tips or minimum wage when they had a job. I’ve never read one written by such a person and its author, Linda Tirado, is such a person and she is a very good writer who describes life on the economic margins with biting wit and a lot of insight.…

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I ♥ MIAMI

Posted on January 8, 2015, in My Blog, with 20 Comments

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I didn’t expect to love Miami when I went there the beginning of this December to visit my son, Troy, and his wife, Simone. The reason I didn’t blog about this trip sooner is because I’ve had no internet for almost 2 weeks.

I’d been to Miami in 1972 –protesting the Vietnam War at the Republican convention together with Vietnam Veterans– and thought “yuck.” But a lot’s happened to Miami since then plus Troy does have a way of putting together a visit to a city that makes things fun and beautiful.…

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IT’S MY BIRTHDAY

Posted on December 21, 2014, in My Blog, with 43 Comments


My Birthday Dinner With Richard, brother Peter and his wife, Parky

Okay, I turned 77 today. My Winter Solstice birthday. A perfect day: I worked out for an hour, climbed a mountain, meditated for an hour, took a hot bath/jacuzzi with Epsom Salts and another salt called “Pink Love,” and I poured some Baby Oil into it cause the walk was windy and my skin felt dry.…

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JANE FONDAS ORIGINAL WORKOUT

Posted on December 10, 2014, in My Blog, with 41 Comments

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Those of you who follow me on twitter @janefonda, or on Facebook www.facebook.com/janefonda, will have noticed from my postings that I have been moving around a bit since wrapping on Grace & Frankie.

I’ll have lots more to share soon, but right now I want to make sure that you know I will be on The Ellen Show this Tuesday December 16th, so don’t miss it!…

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AND IT’S A WRAP ON “GRACE & FRANKIE”!

Posted on November 26, 2014, in My Blog, with 17 Comments

We finished shooting at 2am last Saturday morning. Whew! It’s very nice to be able to sleep in and not have to learn pages of dialogue every day. It’s also bittersweet because I already miss my “Grace & Frankie” family, especially Lily. Towards the end of shooting on Saturday–like at midnight–she and I got onto a laughing jag that we couldn’t stop.…

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FINAL SEASON OF NEWSROOM, GRACE & FRANKIE, & HALLOWEEN

Posted on November 6, 2014, in My Blog, with 10 Comments

This Sunday on HBO at 9pm, the final season of The Newsroom begins. There are only 6 episodes this season and I hope you watch them because Aaron Sorkin has outdone himself with the finale he has created. All the actors (and HBO execs) were on pins and needles wondering what he would come up with . . . especially given that he ended Season 2 with what could have been interpreted as a finale.…

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OPPOSITES A FRACK!

Posted on October 31, 2014, in My Blog, with 16 Comments

Happy Halloween! I’ve been working a lot which is great, and I will fill you in via my upcoming blogs, but today wanted to let you know that this coming Sunday, Nov 2nd, I will be on The Simpsons! Last January I was invited to be the voice of Democratic Assemblywoman, Maxine Lombard who is secretly Mr. Burns’ girlfriend, a most unlikely pairing as you’ll see when you watch, and a fact that horrified my grandchildren.…

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POWER OF WOMEN

Posted on October 16, 2014, in My Blog, with 26 Comments

On October 10th I was one of the Lifetime Impact Honorees at the 6th annual Variety’s Power of Women luncheon.

In a partnership with Lifetime, Variety established the award in order to honor Women in Entertainment who have a significant philanthropic impact. Imagine how excited I was to receive this award alongside, Jennifer Lopez, Reese Witherspoon, Viola Davis, and Universal’s Donna Langley.…

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