We can't imagine it was an easy decision for Fonda to walk away from acting.
She could play hip and cool, sweet and vulnerable, or smart and sexy with equal comfort.
And who's to say that Bridget Fonda won't find her way back to the red carpet one day as well?
With that sort of workload it's easy to imagine that Fonda simply burned out.
But she could also handle campy, blood-and-guts mayhem.
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She was 38 when she walked away from Hollywood in , she already had 49 film and TV credits to her name, and had proven herself a talented performer and a box office draw. For more than a decade, Fonda had Tinseltown eating from the palm of her hand—and then she disappeared. But she could also handle campy, blood-and-guts mayhem. But one can't help but wonder if starring in a series might have done Fonda some good. With that sort of workload it's easy to imagine that Fonda simply burned out. Hollywood is not an easy town to work in if you're a woman, and when you factor in the industry's treatment of women past the age of 40, and add in the pressure of upholding a legacy, it isn't hard to imagine that Bridget Fonda simply didn't see much of a future for herself in acting.