Peter Fonda

Inside Biography

An American actor as well as a director, Peter Fonda is the son of the famous actor, Henry Fonda. Peter is famous for his appearance in tye 1969 movie Easy Rider.

Early Life, Bio, and Education Of Peter Fonda

Peter Fonda was born on February 23, 1940, and his place of birth is New York City, New York, United States. Fonda is the son of father Henry Fonda and mother Frances Ford Seymour. His father was an actor. Peter was raised in New York along with his family.

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Thought I'd share this photo by Annie Leibovitz of me at 30 years old. It's my birthday today, so why not? Ever the hippie filmmaker.

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According to his nationality, Peter is an American. Peter's ethnicity is white. He has three sisters and their names are Amy Fishman, Jane Fonda, and Frances de Villers Brokaw.

Peter Fonda attended the University of Nebraska which is located at Omaha. Fonda also studied acting in Omaha, Nebraska.


Peter Fonda made his acting debut from 1963 romantic comedy film Tammy and the Doctor in the role of Dr. Mark Cheswick. The same year he appeared in the role of Weaver in the Anglo-American war film The Victors and for his role in he won Most Promising Newcomer - Male at Golden Globe Award.

In 1964 he appeared in the movies like Lilith, The Young Lovers and 12 O'Clock High. In 1968, he got a chance to be featured in the movie Histories extraordinaire. For his role in the American road movie Easy Rider, he was nominated in several movie awards including Academy Award and Writers Guild of America Award.

Peter Fonda has also been featured in the movies The Last Movie (1971), Idaho Transfer (1973), Dirty Mary, Crazy Larry (1974), Race with the Devil (1975), Fighting Mad (1976), Outlaw Blues (1977), Wanda Nevada (1979), The Cannonball Run (1981), Split Image (1982), Dance of the Dwarfs (1983),  The Rose Garden (1989), Bodies, Rest & Motion (1993), Ulee's Gold (1997), The Pa s sion of Ayn Rand (1999), Thomas & the Magic Railroad (2000), The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things (2004), 3:10 to Yuma (2007), The Trouble with Bliss (2011), As Cool as I Am (2013), HR (2014) and The Runner (2015). 

Net Worth and Salary

Peter Fonda has a net worth of 40 million dollars and his salary is under review. 

Personal Life

Peter Fonda dated several movies in the past and his current relationship is married. Peter's sexual orientation is straight. His name is Peter Henry Fonda by his birth.

Peter Henry Fonda had an affair with Susan Brewer they started dating in 1960 and after a year of dating, they married in 1961. They had a divorce in 1974 after 13 years of marriage. Peter was married for the second time with Portia Rebecca Crockett in 1974 and he divorced his spouse in 2011. There were is also rumors about his dating with Portia Rebecca Crockett.

In 2011 he was married for the third time with his girlfriend Margaret DeVogelaere and they are together till the date. He has two children namely Bridget Fonda and Justin Fonda. He currently lives in with his wife and family. New York.

Age, Body Measurements and Other Facts

  • Age: Peter Fonda is 79 years old as of 2019.
  • Birth Sign: Pisces
  • Height: He has a tall height of 6 feet  2 inches(1.89m).
  • Weight: His body weight is around 85kg.
  • Peter has an authorized Twitter and Instagram account to interact with his fans.

by Bchrome, 17 Mar, 2016

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