Afdera Franchetti
Italian noble
Afdera Franchetti
Afdera Franchetti is an Italian Baroness, descended from an old Jewish Venice family which intermarried with the Rothschild family and who eventually converted to Roman Catholicism. She is most famous for being the fourth wife of American actor Henry Fonda.
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Life of Jane Fonda enough for two books - The Detroit News
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Afdera Franchetti, one of the three of Henry Fonda's five wives who are interviewed here, is a nonstop fountain of malice. ("Hayden was sullen, glum and Dio mio! so unattractive.") And Halberstam describes being enraged when he heard Fonda mouth off
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Jane Fonda's New Biography: 14 Juicy Bits - Daily Beast
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When Henry married Afdera Franchetti, a 23-year-old countess, in 1957, Jane felt an urge to escape. She dropped out of Vassar to study painting in Paris, where she modeled for Vogue. Her father showed off the magazine backstage on Broadway,
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BOOKS OF THE TIMES; Her Life Since Then: Different Views of It
NYTimes - over 5 years
JANE FONDA: The Private Life of a Public Woman By Patricia Bosworth Illustrated. 596 pages. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. $30. PRIME TIME By Jane Fonda Illustrated. 416 pages. Random House. $27. 2000: Jane Fonda tacitly agrees to let Patricia Bosworth write a biography of her. But she is not willing to speak directly with Ms. Bosworth because she is
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Recuerdan a Henry Fonda en la TV de España con ciclo de cine - SDP Noticias
Google News - over 5 years
En 1957 contrajo de nuevo nupcias, ahora con la actriz italiana Afdera Franchetti, de quien se divorció en 1961. De su enlace con Frances Seymour Brokaw tuvo a sus hijos Jane y Peter, ambos también destacados actores. En 2010 el actor fue recordado
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Rosemarie Kanzler, 85, Social Magnet, Who'd Find a Find and Make a Match
NYTimes - about 16 years
Rosemarie Kanzler, who rose from humble beginnings in the Swiss Alps to become one of the most glamorous figures in the international set for more than five decades, died Dec. 9 at her estate in Argentina. She was 85. Her butler found her in her swimming pool after she had suffered a stroke, a family spokesman said. Mrs. Kanzler, who was married
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HENRY FONDA DIES ON COAST AT 77; PLAYED 100 STAGE AND SCREEN ROLES
NYTimes - over 34 years
Henry Fonda, who exemplified for nearly half a century a man of honesty and decency in more than 100 film and stage roles, died early yesterday of chronic heart disease in Los Angeles. He was 77 years old. Mr. Fonda had battled heart disease since 1974, when a pacemaker was placed in his chest. But his dedication to his craft kept him on a
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Afdera Franchetti
    TWENTIES
  • 1957
    Age 26
    Afdera Franchetti was married to Henry Fonda from 1957 to 1961; they met in Italy while he was filming War and Peace with Audrey Hepburn and Mel Ferrer.
    More Details Hide Details Franchetti was roughly 23 years old when she married Fonda; his eldest child, Jane, was 18 years old. She was once arrested for drug smuggling, as detailed in her autobiography, for one "joint", which she brought in her luggage for a friend without knowing that possession of this small amount of marijuana was a serious offence.
  • 1954
    Age 23
    Afdera Franchetti was married to Howard Taylor from 1954 to 1957.They met in Italy on a vacation.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1935
    Age 4
    Baron Franchetti died in a plane crash in 1935, when Afdera was three years old.
    More Details Hide Details Her brother, the Baron Raimondo Nanuk Franchetti, was a friend of author Ernest Hemingway, who hunted with him in San Gaetano.
  • 1931
    Age 0
    Born in 1931.
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