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Peter Henry Fonda was born in New York City, to legendary screen star Henry Fonda and New York socialite Frances Seymour Brokaw. He is the brother of actress Jane Fonda and the father of actress Bridget Fonda. His ancestry includes Dutch, English, Scottish, and distant French and Italian. Fonda made his professional stage debut on Broadway in 1961 ... See full bio »

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 2015 Borderland (post-production)
Medicine Man
 2015/I The Runner (post-production)
Rayne Price
 2014 The Blacklist (TV Series)
Geoff Perl
- The Mombasa Cartel (No. 114) (2014) ... Geoff Perl
 2014 Coldplay: Magic (Video short)
 2014 HR (TV Movie)
Jonathan Quaff
 2013 Copperhead
 2013 As Cool as I Am
 2012 Harodim
Solomon Fell
 2012 Smitty
 2011 2011 Hero Dog Awards (TV Movie)
 2011 Hawaii Five-0 (TV Series)
Jesse Billings
- Mea Makamae (2011) ... Jesse Billings
 2011 CSI: NY (TV Series)
William Hunt
 2010 American Bandits: Frank and Jesse James (Video)
Marshal Kane
 2009 Revolution (TV Movie)
Lawrence Fortis
 2008 Journey to the Center of the Earth (TV Movie)
Edward Dennison
 2008 Japan
 2007 ER (TV Series)
Pierce Tanner
 2007 The Gathering (TV Mini-Series)
Thomas Carrier (2007)
 2005 Supernova (TV Movie)
Dr. Austin Shepard
 2004 Back When We Were Grownups (TV Movie)
Dr. Will Allenby
 2004 Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (Video Game)
The Truth / Radio Station Caller (voice)
 2004 A Thief of Time (TV Movie)
Harrison Houk
 2004 Capital City (TV Movie)
President Bridgewater
 2003 The Maldonado Miracle (TV Movie)
Father Russell
 2001 Wooly Boys
A.J. 'Stoney' Stoneman
 2000 Second Skin
Merv Gutman
 1999 The Passion of Ayn Rand (TV Movie)
Frank O'Connor
 1998 The Tempest (TV Movie)
Gideon Prosper
 1997 Painted Hero
Ray the Cook
 1997 Ulee's Gold
Ulee Jackson
 1996 Grace of My Heart
Guru Dave (voice)
 1996 Don't Look Back (TV Movie)
 1994 Love and a .45
Vergil Cheatham
 1994 Molly & Gina
Larry Stanton
 1994 In the Heat of the Night (TV Series)
Marcantony Appfel
- Give Me Your Life: Part 2 (1994) ... Marcantony Appfel
- Give Me Your Life: Part 1 (1994) ... Marcantony Appfel
 1993 Deadfall
 1993 South Beach
 1993 Bodies, Rest & Motion
Motorcycle Rider
 1991 Family Express
 1990/I Enemy
Ken Andrews
 1989 The Rose Garden
 1988 A Time of Indifference (TV Movie)
 1988 Sound (TV Movie)
Roberto Lovari
 1988 Mercenary Fighters
 1987 Hawken's Breed
 1985 Certain Fury
 1985 A Reason to Live (TV Movie)
Gus Stewart
 1983 Spasms
Dr. Tom Brasilian
 1983 Peppermint-Frieden
Mr. Freedom
 1983 Dance of the Dwarfs
Harry Bediker
 1983 It's All Right, My Friend
Gonzy Traumerai
 1982 Split Image
 1981 The Cannonball Run
Chief Biker
 1980 The Hostage Tower (TV Movie)
Mike Graham
 1979 Wanda Nevada
Beaudray Demerille
 1978 High-Ballin'
 1977 Outlaw Blues
Bobby Ogden
 1976 Futureworld
Chuck Browning
 1976 Fighting Mad
Tom Hunter
 1976 The Diamond Mercenaries
 1975 Race with the Devil
 1974 Open Season
 1973 Two People
Evan Bonner
 1971 The Last Movie
Young Sheriff
 1969 Easy Rider
 1968 Certain Honorable Men (TV Movie)
Robbie Conroy
 1968 Spirits of the Dead
Baron Wilhelm Berlifitzing (segment "Metzengerstein")
 1967/II The Trip
Paul Groves
 1966 Insight (TV Series)
 1966 High Noon: The Clock Strikes Noon Again (TV Movie)
Will Kane, Jr.
 1965 The Rounders (uncredited)
 1964 The Young Lovers
Eddie Slocum
 1964 12 O'Clock High (TV Series)
Lt. Andy Lathrop
- The Sound of Distant Thunder (1964) ... Lt. Andy Lathrop
 1964 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series)
Verge Likens
- Return of Verge Likens (1964) ... Verge Likens
 1964 Arrest and Trial (TV Series)
Alex Bakalyan
- A Circle of Strangers (1964) ... Alex Bakalyan
 1963 The Victors
 1963 Channing (TV Series)
 1963 Tammy and the Doctor
Dr. Mark Cheswick
 1963 The Defenders (TV Series)
Gary Foster
- The Brother Killers (1963) ... Gary Foster
 1962 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Orly French
- The Orly French Story (1962) ... Orly French
 1962 The New Breed (TV Series)
Ronnie Bryson
- Thousands and Thousands of Miles (1962) ... Ronnie Bryson
 1962 Naked City (TV Series)
Joey Selken
- The Night the Saints Lost Their Halos (1962) ... Joey Selken
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[on why he prefers to be addressed as "Peter"] Whenever I hear "Mr. Fonda", I look over at the door, figuring he's come back. See more »


According to a story in the book version of The Beatles Anthology (1995), John Lennon wrote the song "She Said, She Said" after meeting Peter at a party and listening to him go on and on about his near-death experience in which he accidentally shot himself in the chest. The song lyric "I know what it's like to be dead" is supposedly what Peter kept telling everyone. John says he altered the song ... See more »

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