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Peter Fonda, Hollywood Icon, Dead at 79

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Peter Fonda,
Hollywood Icon,
Dead at 79.
A representative for
Fonda confirmed the veteran
actor died Friday morning in Los Angeles.
Reports confirmed that
Fonda died of respiratory
failure due to his struggle
with lung cancer.
The Fonda family
released a statement.
While we mourn the loss of this sweet and gracious man, we also wish for all to celebrate his indomitable spirit and and
love of life, Fonda family statement.
Peter Fonda is the son
of Henry Fonda and the
brother of Jane Fonda.
I am very sad. He was my sweet-hearted baby brother. The talker of the family. I have had beautiful alone time with him these last days. He went out laughing, Jane Fonda statement.
He received an Oscar
nomination for Best Actor
in 1997 for his role as
a beekeeper in 'Ulee's Gold.'.
But Fonda is best known
for his iconic role opposite
Dennis Hopper and Jack Nicholson
in the counterculture classic, 'Easy Rider.'