Actor Peter Fonda, son of Henry and brother of Jane, dies at age 79

Actor Peter Fonda is dead at age 79.

LOS ANGELES — Actor Peter Fonda, the star of “Easy Rider,” has died, his manager, Alan Somers, told CNN on Friday.

He was 79.

Fonda was a member of the Hollywood acting powerhouse family, as the son of legendary actor Henry Fonda and the brother of actress and activist Jane Fonda. His daughter is actress Bridget Fonda.

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