Peter Fonda

Peter Fonda

Feb. 23rd, 1940
Born in
New York City, New York, USA
6' 2 1/2"

Peter Fonda's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
The Merv Griffin Show TV Show
The Merv Griffin Show
Personality TV Show

Main Movie Roles

2009 - The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day
2007 - 3:10 to Yuma
2007 - Wild Hogs
2007 - Ghost Rider
2004 - The Heart is Deceitful Above All Things
2003 - A Decade Under the Influence
2002 - The Laramie Project
2001 - Wooly Boys
2000 - South of Heaven, West of Hell
2000 - Thomas and the Magic Railroad
1999 - Me and Will
1999 - The Limey
1996 - Escape from L.A.
1994 - Love and a .45
1993 - Deadfall
1993 - Bodies, Rest & Motion
1981 - The Cannonball Run
1979 - Wanda Nevada
1976 - Futureworld
1975 - Race with the Devil
1975 - 92 in the Shade
1974 - Dirty Mary Crazy Larry
1971 - The Hired Hand
1969 - Easy Rider
1966 - The Wild Angels
1965 - The Rounders
1963 - The Victors

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
William Hunt
Marcantony Appfel
Verge Likens
Ronnie Bryson
Gary Foster
Lt. Andy Lathrop
Joey Selken
Orly French
Jesse Billings
[Complete List]


  • Father of 'Bridget Fonda' (qv) and 'Justin Fonda' (qv)
  • Brother of Frances (Pan) Brokaw and Amy Fonda
  • He was a mentor at the 2nd annual HatcH audiovisual festival in Bozeman, MT. HatcH is a film and arts festival that focuses on mentoring and inspiring student, independent, and up-and-coming filmmakers and artists. He also attended to present the Spirit of Montana HatcH award to 'Johnny Depp' (qv), who was unable to attend. Fonda was the 2004 recipient of the award, which celebrates actors and filmmakers who have mentored and inspired young and aspiring artists and actors.
  • Godfather of his daughter 'Bridget Fonda' (qv) is 'Larry Hagman' (qv).
  • Turned down the role of Oliver in _Love Story (1970)_ (qv), despite being offered 10% of the gross.
  • 'John Lennon (I)' (qv) wrote "She Said, She Said" about an acid trip he'd been on during which Fonda kept telling him, "I know what it's like to be dead, man".
  • Known to be extremely talkative and gregarious in reality, he based his performance in _Ulee's Gold (1997)_ (qv) extensively on his father, 'Henry Fonda' (qv), as his character Ulysses is a laconic, tough, and very reserved man who has troubles communicating with his children and grandchildren. Even stranger, one of Henry's real-life hobbies was beekeeping.
  • His father-in-law was 'Noah Dietrich' (qv), 'Howard Hughes (I)' (qv)'s confidant for over thirty years.

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