Peter Fonda Overview:

Actor, Peter Fonda, was born Peter Henry Fonda on Feb 23, 1940 in New York City, NY. Fonda died at the age of 79 on Aug 16, 2019 in Los Angeless, CA from respiratory failure caused by lung cancer .



Although Fonda was nominated for one Oscar, he never won a competitive Academy Award.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1997Best ActorUlee's Gold (1997)Ulee JacksonNominated

He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures.

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Heavenly Blues: We wanna be free! We wanna be free to do what we wanna do. We wanna be free to ride. We wanna be free to ride our machines without being hassled by The Man! ... And we wanna get loaded. And we wanna have a good time. And that's what we are gonna do. We are gonna have a good time... We are gonna have a party.

Mike: [cops are coming] Let's get out of here, Blues!
Heavenly Blues: There's nowhere to go.

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Peter Fonda Facts
Accidently shot himself in the stomach when he was 10.

His father-in-law was Noah Dietrich, Howard Hughes's confidant for over thirty years.

Uncle of Vanessa Vadim and Troy Garity.

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