Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role 1972
SEX WORKER ROLE
Wins Oscar For Playing A Prostitute
Jane Fonda in Klute 1972
Despite winning an Oscar for playing a hooker, this was not the first time Jane had played a part like this. Her two previous hooker roles get discussed in her win for “Coming Home.” Here we will discuss her success for “Klute.” Fonda plays a prostitute by the name of Bree Daniels. Through a series of events, she becomes embroiled in the disappearances of a businessman. The detective assigned to the case eventually initiates a romance with Bree. While all this is happening, the murderer is stalking Bree, determined to silence Bree once and for all.
Watch clip of the film “Klute”
Jane has played more than one hooker role on film.
Go to Jane Fonda Coming Home 1979 to read her other prostitute roles.
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