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Northwestern's Kellogg School of Management reclaims the top stop after a two-year absence
Immigrant entrepreneurs and companies with intellectual property are more likely to hire
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Residence: Santa Monica, Calif.
What keeps her busy: Actress, Writer, Political Activist
The daughter of Hollywood legend Henry Fonda, Jane Fonda began acting in the 1960s, and her famous name, looks, and talent helped make her a star. Among her early hits were 1965's Cat Ballou and 1968's Barbarella. During the '60s Fonda also became known for her political views, earning the sobriquet “Hanoi Jane” for her protests against the Vietnam War. She briefly retired in 1991 but then returned to acting in 2005 with Monster in Law. Fonda recently appeared in Broadway in Strange Interlude. In January 2009, Fonda started her own blog, sharing her personal life and career with fans all over the world.