He is listed in the census as living in Bethnal Green working as a hairdresser, and eventually went on to establish his own company. She chose the screen name Jane Seymour, after the English queen Jane Seymour , because it seemed more saleable. What a Lovely War. In , Seymour appeared in her first major film role in the war drama The Only Way.
Fonda made her Broadway debut in the play There Was a Little Girl, for which she received the first of two Tony Award nominations, and made her screen debut later the same year in Tall Story. Her first husband was Barbarella director Roger Vadim. In , she released her first exercise video, Jane Fonda's Workout, which became the highest-selling video of the time. It would be the first of 22 workout videos released by her over the next 13 years which would collectively sell over 17 million copies.