4:02 PM PT – Jane Fonda has responded to her little brother's death by saying, "I'm very sad, he was my sweet little brother, the babbler of the family, I had a good time in the He walked out laughing. "
An employee of Peter confirms that he died Friday morning at his home in Los Angeles and was surrounded by a family. We were told that the official cause of death was respiratory failure due to lung cancer – and he was recently in and out of the hospital.
Peter, is Jane Fonda brother and son of Henry Fonda . The family released a statement: "In one of the saddest moments of our lives, we are unable to find the right words to express the pain in our hearts." We also want this sweet and gracious man to celebrate his indomitable spirit and his love of life.
Peter's most famous role in the "Rider" counterculture classic released in 1969 … which he co-wrote and produced, and starred in Dennis Hopper and Jack Nicholson .
On July 14, the film's 50th anniversary, Peter planned a concert and screening for September to celebrate.
He received an Oscar nomination for writing "Easy Rider." was also named Best Actor for his role as beekeeper in "Ulee's Gold" in 1997.
Most recently, Peter won a Golden Globe in 2000 for "The Passion of Ayn Rand."
He was married 3 times. His last wife was Margaret DeVogelaere .
Our photos saw Peter last in June 2018 and he was set on fire by President Trump .He celebrated the fact that Paul Manafort went to prison.
RIP  Originally posted – 3:15 PM PT