She was twenty-one years old and the stepdaughter of Oscar Hammerstein II. " His daughter Jane rejected her father's friendships with Republican actors such as John Wayne and James Stewart. Politics
Fonda was an ardent supporter of the Democratic Party and "an admirer" of U.
Fonda made his mark early as a Broadway actor. Fonda was the patriarch of a family of famous actors including daughter Jane Fonda son Peter Fonda granddaughter Bridget Fonda and grandson Troy Garity. In 1999 he was named the sixth-Greatest Male Star of All Time by the American Film Institute.