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Peter Fonda

Actor, Director, Writer
23 February 1940 to 16 August 2019

An American actor who became a counterculture icon during the 1960s in The Wild Angels (1966), The Trip (1967) and most famously Easy Rider (1969), Fonda also co-wrote the latter for which he received an Oscar nomination. His later credits included The Hired Hand (1971), Dirty Mary Crazy Larry (1974) and an Oscar-nominated performance in Ulee’s Gold (1997).

Read Peter Fonda's Guardian obituary.