- Title: 'Easy Rider' actor Peter Fonda dead at age 79
- Date: 17th August 2019
- Summary: BRUSSELS, BELGIUM (FILE - JANUARY 26, 2000) (ORIGINALLY 4:3) (REUTERS) ***WARNING: CONTAINS FLASH PHOTOGRAPHY*** PETER FONDA ARRIVING AT BRUSSELS FILM FESTIVAL PHOTO SESSION WITH PETER FONDA BRUSSELS, BELGIUM (FILE - JANUARY 27, 2000) (ORIGINALLY 4:3) (REUTERS) VARIOUS OF PETER FONDA UNVEILING 'STAR OF FAME' ON HIS NAME AT KINEPOLIS CLOSE OF STAR FONDA VARIOUS OF PETER FONDA RECEIVING THE 'GOLDEN IRIS' AWARD FOR HIS MOVIE CAREER AUDIENCE FONDA RECEIVES AWARD FONDA BOWS CLOSE OF AWARD AUDIENCE
- Embargoed: 31st August 2019 00:18
- Keywords: Peter Fonda dead
- Location: LOS ANGELES, WEST HOLLYWOOD, GLENDALE AND BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES/CANNES, FRANCE/BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
- City: LOS ANGELES, WEST HOLLYWOOD, GLENDALE AND BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES/CANNES, FRANCE/BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
- Country: USA
- Topics: Celebrities,Arts / Culture / Entertainment
- Reuters ID: LVA003ASGY69Z
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- Story Text: "Easy Rider" actor Peter Fonda, the son of Henry Fonda and the brother of Jane Fonda, died on Friday (August 16) at age 79 after suffering respiratory failure from lung cancer, his family said in a statement.
"It is with deep sorrow that we share the news that Peter Fonda has passed away," the family said.
Fonda died at his home in Los Angeles on Friday morning, according to the statement.
"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 family said.
"In honor of Peter, please raise a glass to freedom," it added.
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