Where is Bridget Fonda now? The Fonda princess surely lived up to everyone’s expectations during the 90’s, but why did she retire? Who is in Bridget Fonda’s family tree and where is Bridget Fonda today? Find out all that and more about the famous Bridget Fonda, right here!
Bridget Fonda has a legendary history with Hollywood. Her name is not just a famous one, but also considered iconic. And it is indeed, with her relatives being Henry Fonda and the stunning Jane Fonda! With names like these as her predecessors, it’s no surprise Bridget made her way into the world of acting, as well. Bridget Fonda is an actress, well-known for some inspiring roles in Tinseltown. Fonda started off with some romantic comedies and slowly snuck her way into being taken more seriously, especially after her small role in The Godfather: Part III. Fonda was a loved actress during her active years in the movie industry, and we definitely miss her on our screens today. For all the fans who want to know about Bridget Fonda’s husband Danny, son Oliver, and where Bridget Fonda is now, here’s everything you need to know in our Bridget Fonda wiki.
The Fonda Name
Bridget Fonda hails from a family full of Hollywood A-list actors and icons, like Jane Fonda and Henry Fonda. She was born to Peter Fonda and Susan Brewer on January 27, 1964, making Bridget Fonda 53 years young! Fonda was born in L.A, California, with Hollywood in her veins and an acting career laid before her by her iconic relatives. Here’s a fun Fonda family tree, for those who want to know who she is related to!
Grandfather: Henry Fonda.
Parents: Peter Fonda and Susan Brewer.
Aunt: Jane Fonda.
Siblings: Justin Fonda & Thomas McGuane Jr.
Cousins: Vanessa Vadim & Troy Garity.
Spouse: Danny Elfman.
Child: Oliver Elfman.
Godfather: Larry Hagman.
Fonda was named after Bridget Hayward, who is the daughter of actress Margaret Sullavan. She started her acting career when she was 23 years old with a very small role in the erotic movie, Aria. She managed to steal hearts by playing a teenage girl who kills herself, along with her boyfriend, in one of the short films. The role gained the honey-haired actress a keen audience, which led her to more intensive films, eventually earning her a reputation of an actress with the potential to rock the screens. After a successful start, Fonda’s movies took center stage, and starred in movies like Single White Female, Lake Placid, Kiss Of The Dragon, Jackie Brown and Shag, to name a few. Fonda worked with some well-known directors like Quentin Tarantino, Francis Ford Coppola and Simon Wells, giving them the due credit for her Hollywood success.
She Married Self-Proclaimed Cynicologist, Danny Elfman
Bridget Fonda’s husband, Daniel Robert “Danny” Elfman is a music composer, singer, and songwriter. He was born on May 29, 1953, making Danny Elfman’s age 64. Danny is also famous for being known as the lead singer of the band, Oingo Boingo, from 1974-1995. We know Danny for his eerie musical collaborations with Tim Burton, as he says, “I wouldn’t have a career if not for Tim and Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure.” The two have worked together on 16 movies including, Batman, Alice in Wonderland, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and the fan-favorite, Beetlejuice, to name a few. Elfman got the show on the road at the Lincoln Center Festival in 2105 by evoking his Tim Burton melodies.
Previously, Fonda dated Erick Stoltz in 1990, but they broke up after eight years, at which point, she then met Danny Elfman. She suffered a car crash in L.A. in 2003 that fractured her vertebrae, but despite this news, Fonda announced her engagement to Elfman the very next month! Fonda and Elfman have been together for 14 years now, and have a son named Oliver Elfman. Danny says he is a ‘Cynicologist,’ and that he has been an atheist since he was 11 or 12 years old.
She Had Her First Child When She Was 41
Bridget Fonda gave birth to son Oliver Elfman in Mid January 2005, after two years of marriage to Danny Elfman. Oliver, now 12 years old, is rarely seen in the eyes of the media, but is photographed at red carpet events with his father. Though we see very little of Oliver in the media, he is after all just a kid; here’s hoping he will grow to become just as wise and talented as his famous parents! We’ll just have to wait and see what Oliver does with the treasure troves on both sides of his family; he might just surprise us all with his talent one day!
Where is Bridget Fonda Today?
Fonda retired from her movie career to start a family of her own with Danny Elfman. She may have retired early with her last lead role in Kiss Of The Dragon starring Jet Li, but she is not regretting it. So, if everyone’s wondering what the ex-Hollywood A-lister is doing today after her retirement from the big screen, Fonda recently splurged some green on a new home in California! It was reported that Fonda and Elfman spent a whopping $3.6 million for their brand new, state of the art, four bedroom home in L.A.! The home is reportedly a 4,443 sq. ft. Prairie-style residence, with four bedrooms and five bathrooms, a beautiful lawn, and a perfect location. It’s a given that Fonda is still focusing on her family, supporting Elfman, and raising their son Oliver. Maybe that’s why she’s living the good life, and enjoying it with those she loves most! Here’s wishing Bridget Fonda a great life, and hope she makes a come back into movies, at least for the fans. We miss you, Bridg!