Latest News

Veteran Hollywood star Peter Fonda dies at 79

Hollywood veteran star Peter Fonda dies at age 79 on Friday 16 Aug, after suffering respiratory failure due to lung cancer.

The news of his death was confirmed by Fonda family reports Peoples Magazine, “It is with deep sorrow that we share the news that Peter Fonda has passed away,” the family said.

“[Peter] passed away peacefully on Friday morning, August 16 at 11:05 a.m. at his home in Los Angeles surrounded by family.”

“The official cause of death was a respiratory failure due to lung cancer,” they continued.

“In one of the saddest moments of our lives, we are not able to find the appropriate words to express the pain in our hearts. As we grieve, we ask that you respect our privacy”, they further wrote.

“While we mourn the loss of this sweet and gracious man, we also wish for all to celebrate his indomitable spirit and love of life,” the Fonda family said. “In honor of Peter, please raise a glass to freedom”.

 

Peter Fonda was born in New York City, to screen legend Henry Fonda and Frances Ford Seymour and is the younger brother of Jane Fonda.

He was best known for his starring role as Wyatt in 1969’s Easy Rider, which he also produced and co-scripted.

Peter Fonda studied acting in college and made his professional stage debut in 1961 in the Broadway production of Blood, Sweat, and Standley Poole.

As being reported, the last film he acted in was The Last Full Measure which is expected to be released later this year.

Following the news of his death, a flood of tributes to the late actor started pouring in on social media.

 

Related Post

 

 

 

 

According to IMDb, at the time of his death, he was in pre-production for a film named Skate God, expected to release in 2020.

Saman Siddiqui

Recent Posts

  • Celebrity News

Money Laundering Case: FIA Interrogates TikToker Hareem Shah for Three Hours

TikTok star Hareem Shah has recorded a statement to the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) regarding…

13 hours ago
  • Latest News

Entrance test date for medical colleges across the country announced

The entrance test date for medical colleges across the country has been announced on Wednesday.…

13 hours ago
  • Latest News

Muslim men publicly flogged in India leaving social media in an uproar

Muslim men were publicly flogged for allegedly disrupting Navratri celebrations by police in the Kheda…

14 hours ago
  • Celebrity News

Kim Jung Gi, acclaimed Korean visual artist, dies of sudden heart attack aged 47

Kim Jung Gi, an acclaimed Korean visual artist dies of a sudden heart attack aged…

15 hours ago
  • Latest News

Firing at Rangers in Karachi, investigation underway

Two personnel of the Sindh Rangers were injured in firing by unidentified assailants on Wednesday…

15 hours ago
  • Latest News

Former DG FIA confirms hacker’s claims, ‘was locked in PM House’s washroom on Imran Khan’s order’

Former DG FIA Bashir Memon has confirmed the hacker's claims that he was 'locked in…

16 hours ago