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Peter Fonda

Peter Henry Fonda (born February 23, 1940) is an American actor. He is the son of Henry Fonda, brother of Jane Fonda, and father of Bridget and Justin Fonda (by first wife Susan Brewer, stepdaughter of Noah Dietrich). Fonda is an icon of the counterculture of the 1960s. Fonda was born in New York City, the only son of actor Henry Fonda and his wife Frances Ford Seymour; he is the younger brother of actress Jane Fonda. On his eleventh birthday, he accidentally shot himself in the stomach and nearly died. He then went to Nainital and stayed for few months. Years later, he would reference this incident to John Lennon and George Harrison while taking LSD with The Beatles, and claiming "I know what it's like to be dead", which ended up becoming a direct inspiration for The Beatles song "She Said, She Said". Early on, Fonda studied acting in Omaha, Nebraska, his father's home town. While attending the University of Nebraska at Omaha, Fonda joined the Omaha Community Playhouse, where many actors (including his father and Marlon Brando) had begun their careers. Fonda found work on Broadway where he gained notice in Blood, Sweat and Stanley Poole, before going to Hollywood to make films. He

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Peter Fonda -- Screw the Purists ... I'm Gonna Ride Electric Harley Cross-Country

Peter Fonda
Screw the Purists I'm Gonna Ride Electric Harley Cross-Country

Harley-Davidson's new electric motorcycle just got a thumbs up from one of their most famous hog hounds ... Peter Fonda -- who says he's planning to ride one coast-to-coast.Peter raved about the… READ MORE >

Peter Fonda Locks Down Wife #3 in Hawaii

Peter Fonda Locks Down Wife #3 in Hawaii

Peter Fonda just pulled the trigger on his THIRD marriage -- fresh off ending his second ... he tied the knot with his girlfriend in Hawaii ... TMZ has learned.Sources close to the legendary "Easy… READ MORE >

- 1198 days ago
Peter Fonda 911 Call -- 'I Don't Think He's Alive'

Peter Fonda 911 Call -- 'I Don't Think He's Alive'

TMZ has obtained the 911 call made by Peter Fonda last week when he found a dead body in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles.As we first reported, Fonda was driving down Sunset Blvd. on… READ MORE >

- 1350 days ago
Peter Fonda Finds Dead Body

Peter Fonda Finds Dead Body

Peter Fonda found a dead body today ... TMZ has learned ... the body of a man who committed suicide.Sources tell TMZ Fonda was driving on Sunset Blvd. in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles… READ MORE >

- 1357 days ago
Peter Fonda: I Was 'Blessed' to Know Dennis Hopper

Peter Fonda: I Was 'Blessed' to Know Dennis Hopper

Peter Fonda, Dennis Hopper's close friend and "Easy Rider" co-star, gave TMZ this statement on Hopper's passing:"Dennis introduced me to the world of Pop Art and 'lost' films. We rode the highways… READ MORE >

- 1585 days ago

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