From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishFonda, JaneJane FondaFonda, Jane(1937–) a US filmactress, daughter of Henry Fonda, who has acted in films since the 1960s, including Barbarella (1968) and The China Syndrome (1980). She won Oscars for the films Klute (1971) and Coming Home (1978). She is also known for her strong left-wingviews. She became known as ‘Hanoi Jane’ for protesting against US support of South Vietnam in the Vietnam War (Hanoi was the capital of North Vietnam). In the 1980s she made an extremely popularexercisevideo, called ‘Jane Fonda’s Workout’, which gave instructions on how to do aerobics.