Peter Fonda

Peter Fonda

Who is Peter Fonda?

Peter Fonda was an American actor, director, and screenwriter. He was the son of Henry Fonda, younger brother of Jane Fonda, and father of Bridger Fonda. 

Where did Peter Fonda Grow Up?

Peter Fonda was born on February 23, 1940, in New York City, New York. He holds American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. His birth sign is Pisces. He was born to a father named Henry Fonda and a mother named Frances Ford Seymour. He had a sister named Jane Fonda, was an actress. He and Jane had a half-sister, Frances de Villers Brokaw from their mother's first marriage. Their mother committed suicide in a mental hospital when Peter, her youngest, was ten. He studied acting in Omaha Nebraska, his father's home town. While attending the University of Nebraska Omaha, he joined the Omaha Community Playhouse, where many actors began their careers. Before attended the University of Nebraska Omaha, he attended the Fay School in Southborough, Massachusetts, and was a member of the class of 1954. He then Matriculated to Westminster School, a Connecticut boarding school in Simsbury where he graduated in 1956.

What is the Cause of Death of Peter Fonda?

Peter Fonda died on August 16, 2019. He died from respiratory failure caused by lung cancer at his home in Los Angeles.

How is Peter Fonda's Career?

Peter Fonda joined the Cecil wood Theatre in 1960. He found work on Broadway and gained notice in Blood, Sweat, and Stanley Poole, which ran for 84 performances in 1961. His first film came when producer Ross Hunter was looking for a new male actor to romance Sandra Dee in Tammy and the Doctor in 1963. He graduated to a starring role in The Young Lovers in 1964 about out-of-wedlock pregnancy, the sole directorial effort of Samuel Goldwyn Jr. He visited The Beatles in their rented house in Benedict Canyon in Los Angeles in 1965. While John Lennon, Ringo Starr, George Harrison, and Fonda were under the influence of LSD, Lennon heard Fonda say, I know what it's like to be dead. Lennon used this phrase as the tag line for his song, She Said She Said, which was included on the Revolver in 1966 album. He was arrested in the Sunset Strip riot, which the police ended forcefully in 1966. He traveled to France to appear in the portmanteau horror movie Spirits of the Dead in 1968. He came back strongly again with the release of 1968 film Easy Rider, which he himself co-produced and co-write. The film made independently on a budget of less than half a million was an international rage and made more than 40 million USD worldwide. He directed and starred in 1971 Western film, The Hired Hand. In 1973, he directed science fiction film Idaho Transfer. The film received mixed reviews upon its limited release. In 1974. he starred alongside Susan George in the film Dirty Mary, Crazy Larry in 1974, a film about two NASCAR hopefuls who execute a supermarket heist to finance their jump into big-time auto racing. In 1997, his career took another massive turn with the release of Ulee's Gold, where he played the role of a beekeeper father of a convict son. His performance received universal acclaim and Fonda came into limelight once again as he received an academy award nomination for his role. He kept working in different films such as 3:10 to Yuma and Wild Hogs. Most of his earlier films, which were ignored earlier were re-released and started gaining a cult following especially The Hired Hand. He was slowly gaining an iconic status as he kept working in films like Japan and The Runner in the more recent years.

What is Peter Fonda Body Features?

Peter Fonda height of 6 feet 2 inches (1.89 m) tall and body weight of 58 kg. He has brown hair and blue eyes.

Is Peter Fonda Married?

Peter Fonda got married thrice in his life. His first marriage was with Susan Jane Brewer in 1961 which lasted for 13 years. Then, he married Portia Crockett and divorced her in 2011 and to marry Margaret DeVogelaere. He has a son Justin Fonda, and a daughter from Bridget Fonda, from his first marriage.

How much is Peter Fonda's Net Worth?

Peter Fonda estimated net worth of $40 million and his salary is unknown.

Some other Facts about Peter Fonda:

1. He was notorious for being a drug addict in his early years.

Peter Fonda
Quick Facts of Peter Fonda
Celebrated Name Peter Fonda
Age 80 years old
Nick Name Peter Fonda
Birth Name Peter Henry Fonda
Birth Date 1940-02-23
Gender Male
Profession Actor
Birth Nation United States
Nationality American
Place of Birth New York City, New York, USA
Horoscope Pisces
Ethnicity White
Education University of Nebraska Omaha
Father Henry Fonda
Mother Frances Ford Seymour
Marital Status Married
Weight 58 Kg
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Blue
Net Worth $ 40 million
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