Frances Ford Seymour Born: April Brockville, Canada Died: April Beacon, NY (suicide) Frances Ford Seymour was a Canadian-born American socialite, the second wife of actor Henry Fonda, and the mother of actors Jane Fonda and Peter Fonda.
Henry Fonda and his second wife, Frances Ford Seymour (seated). The children are Frances “Pan” Brokaw (the oldest, standing), Frances Ford Seymour’s daughter from a previous marriage to George Tuttle Brokaw. The younger children are Jane and Peter Fonda.
Frances Ford Fonda- the mother of Jane and Peter Fonda suffered from mental illness and committed suicide by cutting her throat with a razor on her birthday while she was a patient at Craig House, a Sanitarium in Beacon, New York
Frances Ford Seymour - Actress. A New York Socialite and descendant of Massachusetts Governor Samuel Adams, and the second President of the United States John Adams. Married for a time to actor/producer Henry Fonda, with whom she had two kids, Jane and Peter Fonda, also to become screen stars.