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On Golden Pond Movie Poster

On Golden Pond

Cantankerous retiree Norman Thayer (Henry Fonda) and his conciliatory wife, Ethel (Katharine Hepburn), spend summers at their New England vacation...

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1982)
Nominated
Actor
Gideon's Trumpet Movie Poster

Gideon's Trumpet

In 1961, Clarence Earl Gideon (Henry Fonda) is arrested on charges of petty theft. Unable to afford an expensive lawyer to defend him, he is...

Nominated
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
12 Angry Men Movie Poster

12 Angry Men

Following the closing arguments in a murder trial, the 12 members of the jury must deliberate, with a guilty verdict meaning death for the accused,...

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1957)
Won
Foreign Actor

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