Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin:
A hilarious celebration of lifelong female friendship

TEDWomen 2015 · 15:44 · Filmed May 2015
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Legendary duo Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin have been friends for decades. In a raw, tender and wide-ranging conversation hosted by Pat Mitchell, the three discuss longevity, feminism, the differences between male and female friendship, what it means to live well and women's role in future of our planet. "I don't even know what I would do without my women friends," Fonda says. "I exist because I have my women friends."

Actor and activist
Jane Fonda has had three extraordinary careers (so far): Oscar-winning actor, fitness guru, impassioned activist. Full bio
Comedian and actor
Lily Tomlin has been honored by the Kennedy Center and awarded the Mark Twain Prize — and she's still making vital, hilarious comedy. Full bio
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