Peter Fonda Biography – Peter Fonda Wiki
Peter Fonda born Peter Henry Fonda, was an American actor. He made his professional stage debut in 1961 in the Broadway production of Blood, Sweat, and Standley Poole. In 1963, he transitioned into the film world and made his debut in Tammy and the Doctor, before playing an ensemble role in the World War II saga The Victors.
He also appeared in 1966’s Wild Angels, opposite Nancy Sinatra and Bruce Dern, and The Trip in 1967. His breakout role, however, came in 1969 when he starred as Wyatt in Easy Rider, which he also produced and co-scripted. For his work on the project, Peter earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Original Screenplay.
He also directed a number of projects and earned himself several accolades along the way, including four Golden Globe nominations (two of which he won), one Emmy nomination and earned another Oscar nomination for Ulee’s Gold.
More recently, Peter was featured on television series, including CSI: NY, Hawaii Five-O, The Blacklist, and Milo Murphy’s Law.
At the time of his death, he was in pre-production for a movie called Skate God, expected to release in 2020, according to his IMDb. The last film he acted in was The Last Full Measure which is expected to be released later this year .
Peter Fonda Age
He was born on February 23, 1940, in New York, New York, United States. He died on August 16, 2019, in Los Angeles, California. He was aged 79 when he died.
Peter Fonda Family
He was the son of Henry Fonda and Frances Ford Seymour. He was the younger brother of actress Jane Fonda, and father of actress Bridget Fonda and Justin Fonda.
Peter Fonda Spouse – Peter Fonda Wives
Fonda was married three times. He was married to his first wife Susan Jane Brewer from 1961 until their divorce in 1974. He married his second wife Portia Rebecca Crockett in 1975 and they divorced in 2011. He married his third wife Margaret DeVogelaere in 2011.
Peter Fonda Children
He had 2 children, Bridget Fonda and Justin Fonda, by his first wife Susan Brewer.
Peter Fonda Death
Fonda died on August 16, 2019, at his home in Los Angeles. He was 79. Peter Fonda’s family confirmed the news of his death in an exclusive statement to People. The statement said, “It is with deep sorrow that we share the news that Peter Fonda has passed away,” the family said. “[Peter] passed away peacefully on Friday morning, August 16 at 11:05 a.m. at his home in Los Angeles surrounded by family.”
“The official cause of death was respiratory failure due to lung cancer,” they continued. “In one of the saddest moments of our lives, we are not able to find the appropriate words to express the pain in our hearts. As we grieve, we ask that you respect our privacy,” they wrote.
“And, while we mourn the loss of this sweet and gracious man, we also wish for all to celebrate his indomitable spirit and love of life,” the Fonda family finished. “In honor of Peter, please raise a glass to freedom.”
Peter Fonda Cause of Death
Peter Fonda’s cause of death was respiratory failure caused by lung cancer.
Peter Fonda Net Worth
Peter Fonda’s net worth is estimated to be $40 million.
Peter Fonda Height
Peter Fonda stood at a height of 6 feet 2½ inches (1.89 m).