Frances Ford Seymour Biography
(Canadian-American Socialite and Second Wife of Actor Henry Fonda)
Birthday: April 4, 1908 (Aries)
Born In: Brockville, Canada
Frances Ford Seymour was a Canadian–American socialite, best known as the second wife of Hollywood actor Henry Fonda. Born in Ontario, Canada, she grew up in an upper-middle-class family. Ever since she was a kid, she had been a troubled child. According to daughter Jane Fonda, Frances had a history of mental health issues due to the recurrent episodes of sexual abuse that she had been subjected to as a kid. Frances was initially married to millionaire lawyer and sportsman George Tuttle Brokaw. They had a child. After his death, she met and fell in love with Henry Fonda. They got married and had two children together, both of whom later became hugely successful actors. In the late 1940s, their marriage went through a rocky patch. She was admitted to a psychiatric hospital, where she killed herself by cutting her throat with a razor blade in April 1950.