Transcript for Peter Fonda dead at 79
To pass you know from Hollywood tonight we're remembering an icon of the sixties counterculture. Peter Fonda. Actor producer writer and a member of a famous Hollywood family here's ABC's Washington tell us. Tonight fans leaving flowers on Peter Fonda star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame after learning the 79 year old actor lost his battle with lung camps or. More accurately show is gone which. You gotta know what Theo. It's. Fonda was best known for that cross country trip in 1960 nine's easy rider. The iconic counterculture films he. We'll start in and earns an Oscar nominations for writing. Q does your kid. Surged consisting. You can't academy taking notice again in 1997. Nominating him for best actor for ulee's gold. It was the best time I've had making a motion picture of player our anything for that matter. He was the son of legendary actor Henry Fonda the brother of actress Jane Fonda his daughter Bridget also following in their footsteps. The Philly tonight remembering Peter as a sweet and gracious man calling his death one of the saddest moments of our lives. And we're told Peter Fonda died at his home here in Los Angeles surrounded by family they say he quote when Al laughing. Tom marsh and thank you.
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