Troy Garity, the son of Jane Fonda, is on his way to making a career similar to his bloodlines. The 44-year-old, Troy is happily married to wife Simone Bent.
Troy Garity belongs to the Fonda Family
Troy Garity belongs to the celebrity family, The Fonda Family. He is the grandson of Frances Ford Seymour, one of New York’s trendsetters, and Henry Fonda, an Academy Award winner and the sixth Greatest Male Star of All Time as labeled by the American Film Industry.
Garity is the son of a two-time Academy Award and two-time BAFTA Award winner and an AFI Life Achievement Award beneficiary, Jane Fonda. His father was an American political and social activist. Troy Garity is married to Simone Bent. They got married on August 27, 2007, at Columbia University’s St. Paul’s Chapel.
Troy Garity’s made his breakthrough with the movie, Barbershop
Troy Garity was born on July 7, 1973, to actress Jane Fonda and politician Tom Hayden. Born in Los Angeles, Troy grew up in Santa Monica. He grew up with his adopted sister, Mary Williams, who is an activist.
Troy enjoyed dramas and was fascinated by the circus life since his childhood. He first tried acting as a child at Santa Barbara’s Laurel Springs Camp for the Arts; he performed commedia dell’arte.
When he was of age eight, he had an uncredited appearance in the movie, On Golden Pond. He was later trained at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and performed in numerous stage productions.
Garity debuted as a professional actor in 1974, appearing as himself in the documentary movie, Introduction to the Enemy. After appearing in several movies and TV productions, he finally got his big break in 2002 when he appeared in the role of Isaac Rosenberg in the movie, Barbershop. He has reprised the breakthrough role in the movie’s sequels, Barbershop 2: Back in Business and Barbershop: The Next Cut.
Troy Garity’s other notable roles are as Harvey in Sunshine and as the tortured survivor of a disastrous family accident in Lake City. He has portrayed his father in the 2000 released autobiographical movie, Steal This Movie!. He is currently appearing in the role of Jason in comedy-drama series, Ballers, which stars Dwayne Johnson in the lead role.
Troy’s successful acting career has earned him with a huge fan base, along with a huge net worth.