Hayden speaking at the Lyndon B. Johnson Library and Museum, April 2016
|Member of the California Senate|
from the 23rd district
|Preceded by||Herschel Rosenthal|
|Succeeded by||Sheila Kuehl|
|Member of the California State Assembly|
from the 44th district
|Preceded by||Mel Levine|
|Succeeded by||Bill Hoge|
Thomas Emmet Hayden
December 11, 1939
|Died||October 23, 2016 (aged 76)|
Santa Monica, California, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Casey Cason (1961–1962; divorced)|
Jane Fonda (1973–1990; divorced)
Barbara Williams (1993–2016; his death)
|Children||Troy Garity, Liam Hayden|
|Alma mater||University of Michigan|
Thomas Emmet "Tom" Hayden (December 11, 1939 – October 23, 2016) was an American social and political activist, author and politician. He was director of the Peace and Justice Resource Center in Los Angeles County, California.
Hayden was best known for his major role as an anti-war, civil rights and radical intellectual counterculture activist. Hayden was the former husband of actress Jane Fonda and the father of actor Troy Garity.
References[change | change source]
- "RIP Tom Hayden - the activist who embodied the passions and radical fury of the 1960s". The Independent. 24 October 2016.
- Finnegan, Michael (October 23, 2016). "Tom Hayden, 1960s radical who became champion of liberal causes, dies at 76". Los Angeles Times.