Peter Fonda

Age: 77
Born: February 23, 1940
New York, New York


The Harvest 2015
The Runner 2015
Jesse James Lawman 2015
House of Bodies 2014
Sunset Strip 2014
Naked City: Season 3 2014
The Ultimate Life 2013
Copperhead 2013
As Cool as I Am 2013
Naked City: The Complete Series 2013
Smitty 2012
The Trouble with Bliss 2012
The Perfect Age of Rock 'n' Roll 2011
The Gathering 2010
American Bandits: Frank & Jesse James 2010
The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day 2009 The Roman
Journey to the Center of the Earth 2008
3:10 to Yuma 2007 Byron McElroy
The Heart is Deceitful Above All Things 2006
Supernova 2005
Wooly Boys 2005
The Maldonado Miracle 2003
Made In The USA 2003
The Laramie Project 2002
South Of Heaven, West Of Hell 2001
Thomas And The Magic Railroad 2000
The Limey 1999
The Passion Of Ayn Rand 1999
The Tempest 1998
Ulee's Gold 1997
John Carpenter's Escape From L.A. 1996
Grace Of My Heart 1996
Love And A .45 1994
Molly & Gina 1994
Nadja 1994
South Beach 1993
Deadfall 1993
Fatal Mission 1990
The Rose Garden 1989
Hawken's Breed 1989
Mercenary Fighters 1988
Hollywood Uncensored 1986
Certain Fury 1985
A Reason To Live 1985
Dance Of The Dwarfs 1983
Spasms 1982
Death Bite 1982
The Cannonball Run 1981
The Hostage Tower 1980
Wanda Nevada 1979
High-Ballin' 1978
Outlaw Blues 1977
Fighting Mad 1976
Futureworld 1976
Diamond Mercenaries 1975
Race With The Devil 1975
92 In The Shade 1975
Killer Force 1975
Dirty Mary, Crazy Larry 1974
Open Season 1974
Two People 1973
Chinchero 1971
The Hired Hand 1971
The Last Movie 1971
Easy Rider 1969
Spirits Of The Dead 1968
The Trip 1967
The Wild Angels 1966
The Young Lovers 1964
Lilith 1964
Tammy And The Doctor 1963


Wanda Nevada 1979
The Hired Hand 1971


Easy Rider 1969

Profile created on August 23, 2001.

Did you know?

  • Peter is married to Portia Rebecca Crockett. They were married in 1972.
  • Peter and his first wife had two children, Bridget and Justin.
  • Peter accidentally shot himself in the stomach when he was 10 years old.
  • John Lennon wrote the song "She Said She Said" about Peter after an acid trip where Peter kept telling him "I know what it's like to be dead, man." Peter was talking about when he shot himself. His heart stopped three times and he died on the operating table.
  • He attended University of Omaha.
  • QUOTE on trying to live up the expectations of being Henry Ford's son and who he is now: ''I tried to be that; I really did. The problem was, I didn't know who Henry Fonda was. So I went from being Henry's son to Jane's brother to Captain America. Then, for the past few years, I've been Bridget's father,'' he says, referring to his daughter, a popular actress who already has almost as many film credits as her father. ''Which I've loved, I admit. But who knows?
  • Peter's favorite directors are Victor Nunez and Stephen Soderbergh.
  • If anyone ever wanted to do a re-make of Easy Rider, Peter says he wouldn't mind but "it would be foolish to try."

Undiscovered Picks

Upcoming movies worth watching that you may not have heard of.

  • Iron Protector
  • Strange Weather
  • The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • The Veil
  • Dead Again in Tombstone