Peter Fonda

Born Feb 23, 1940

Peter Henry Fonda 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.

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Peter Fonda.


1940 Birth Born on February 23, 1940.


1963 23 Years Old In the 1963–1964 season, he appeared in an episode of the ABC drama about college life, Channing.
1965 25 Years Old Through his friendships with members of the band Byrds, Fonda visited The Beatles in their rented house in Benedict Canyon in Los Angeles in August 1965. … Read More
1966 26 Years Old In 1966, Fonda was arrested in the Sunset Strip riot, which the police ended forcefully. … Read More
1968 28 Years Old 1 More Event
Fonda did some singing and in 1968, recorded a 45 for the Chisa label: "November Night" (written by Gram Parsons) b/w "Catch The Wind" (the Donovan song), produced by Hugh Masekela. … Read More


1974 34 Years Old This was followed in 1974 by both Dirty Mary, Crazy Larry, a box-office hit that became a cult classic, and Open Season, which failed.
1975 35 Years Old Fonda and Warren Oates were close friends, and they worked together again in Race with the Devil and 92 in the Shade, both released in 1975.
1976 36 Years Old In 1976, Fonda starred opposite Susan St. James as a musician on the run in Outlaw Blues, and in Futureworld, an unsuccessful science fiction sequel to Westworld.
1979 39 Years Old In 1979, he directed and starred in the drama Wanda Nevada alongside Brooke Shields. … Read More


1981 41 Years Old In a later nod to his roles in The Wild Angels and Easy Rider, Fonda had a cameo as the "Chief Biker" in the 1981 slapstick comedy The Cannonball Run. … Read More


1998 58 Years Old In 1998, Peter Fonda starred in a TV movie version of The Tempest, based in part on Shakespeare's play of the same name. … Read More
1999 59 Years Old Two years later, Fonda appeared in the 1999 crime film The Limey, as the money laundering/celebrity rock music producer Terry Valentine. … Read More


2002 62 Years Old In 2002, Fonda was inducted into the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame. … Read More
In a 2007 interview, Fonda said that riding motorcycles helped him to focus, stating, … Read More
2009 69 Years Old In 2009, he appeared as 'The Roman', the main villain, in The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day, the sequel to a cult hit. 'Il Duce' was played by Billy Connolly. … Read More
2011 71 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2011, Fonda and Tim Robbins produced The Big Fix, a documentary that examined the role of BP in the Deepwater Horizon oil spill and its effects on the Gulf of Mexico. … Read More
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