Peter Henry Fonda is an American actor. He is the son of famous actor, Henry Fonda. Peter is known for his roles in “Easy Rider”, “Ulee’s Gold” and “Bounty Hunter”. Peter Henry Fonda was born on February 23, 1940, in New York City, New York, United States. He was born to actor Henry Fonda and Frances Ford Seymour. His older sister is actress Jane Fonda. Peter’s mother committed suicide when he was ten years old. He almost died on his eleventh birthday, he accidentally shot himself in the stomach.
Fonda attended Fay School, Southborough. He graduated in 1954.He attended the University of Nebraska, Omaha. While there, he also studied acting and joined the Omaha community Playhouse.
Peter Fonda married Susan Brewer in 1961. They divorced in 1974. The following year, he married Portia Rebecca Crocket. They divorced in 2011. He tied the knot with Margaret ‘Parky’ DeVogelaere in the same year. He has two children, Bridget Fonda and Justin Fonda.
Peter Fonda first appeared in “Tammy and the Doctor” in 1963. In the same year, he got a supporting role in “The Victors”. His performance in “The Victors” earned him a Golden Globe. He starred in “The Young Lovers” in 1964.
In 1966, Peter got the lead role in the movie titled “The Wild Angels”. He also starred in “The Trip” and the horror movie “Spirits of the Dead” in France. In 1968, Peter co-wrote, starred and produced “Easy Rider”. This movie was a major hit and this helped increase Fonda’s popularity. “The Wild Angels” was eventually released in 1969 after Fonda secured funds to aid its release. The film recorded massive success. Peter Fonda along with other cast members was nominated for an Academy Award. The film accumulated over $40 million.
Peter Fonda starred in “The Last Movie” along with Michelle Phillips. He later directed and appeared in 1971 movie “The Hired Hand”. He also starred in Robert Wise’s “Two People” in 1973. In 1974, he starred in “Dirty Mary, Crazy Larry”. A movie which became a box-office hit. From 1974 to 1976, Fonda starred in a series of action movies including “Open Season”, “Holden: Race with the Devil”, “92 in the Shade”, “Killer Force”, “Futureworld”, and “Fighting Mad”.
In 1977, he starred in “Outlaw Blues” and another action movie titled “High- Ballin”. He directed “Wanda Nevada”, his father made an appearance in the drama. In the 1980s, he starred in “The Cannonball Run”, “Spasms”, “Certain Script” and “The Rose Garden”.
In 1997, he starred in “Ulee’s Gold”, a movie which earned him massive recognition. He was highly praised for his performance in the movie. Peter continued to star and direct movies.
How much is Peter Fonda Net Worth in 2017
Peter Fonda has done a lot of work in the movie industry. his career as an actor and director really paid off. Peter Fonda net worth is $42 million US dollars as of 2017. He has been active in the industry since 1961.
Peter was inducted into the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame. Peter Fonda currently resides Paradise Valley, Montana. One notable big screen appearance is “Bounty Hunter” in 2007. The film was nominated for two academy awards. Other works of Peter Fonda include the release of his autobiography titled “Don’t Tell Dad” in 1998.