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Peter Fonda, Hollywood's 'Easy Rider,' Dies At 79

NPR Saturday, 17 August 2019
Fonda was born into Hollywood royalty as the son of Henry Fonda and brother of Jane Fonda. His 1969 classic, Easy Rider, earned him an Oscar nomination.
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Actor Peter Fonda, the brother of actress Jane Fonda and the son of Hollywood leading man Henry Fonda, died on Friday at his Los Angeles home at the age of 79, according to his family. In an interview with CBS "This Morning" in 1997, Peter Fonda spoke about the film "Ulee's Gold", a movie he was...

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