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Jane Fonda Acts and Ages with Lily Tomlin

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

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Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin, original stars of "9-to-5," are back with the Netflix comedy "Grace and Frankie" (Kevin Winter/Getty)

Jane Fonda is reuniting with her 9-to-5 co-star Lily Tomlin in Grace and Frankie, a new Netflix series out next summer. She says it's a return to form for the pair, who along with Dolly Parton, brought women often overlooked by society to center stage in their classic 1980 comedy. 

I want to give a cultural face to aging. I want to show older women who are, their attitude is hey kiddo, it ain’t over til I say it’s over. And I love, it starts at a time when the rug has been pulled out from under these two women and they are unmoored. They’re not young anymore. They’re old. And Lily and I are best buds, so we’re just gonna have a good time. 

Hear the the full episode of Jane Fonda on Death, Sex & Money. 

Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin and Dolly Parton in the outtakes from 9-to-5:

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ari papandreou from bayside, ny

To Anna Sale and all the people involved with this podcast,first i want to congratulate for creating this peace of art.I find myself listening to the episodes two,three times and each time i am more inspired.The soul of a person is in the voice as the creator of Story Corp said.The Jane Fonda episode is amazing,ms Fonda with all of her success in film,ect.is so humble and honest i was blown away. Thank you

Jun. 22 2014 11:09 AM

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