Peter Fonda Overview

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Born: February 23, 1939

When Peter Fonda says, "I was famous from birth," he's not describing a blessing but a curse. "From the time I was born, I was Henry Fonda's son. I could be digging a ditch now and the guys at the other end of the ditch would be going, 'Do you know who that is?'" As the child of one of America's greatest thespians, Fonda enjoyed early success on Broadway at 22. Yet every time he made his entrance he'd hear the audience buzzing—"Oh, he walks just like his dad"—to all the directors and... See All

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