Born on February 23, 1940
From New York, New York
Peter Fonda as "Byron McElroy"
Outlaw Ben Wade (Russell Crowe) terrorizes 1800s Arizona, especially the Southern Railroad, until he is finally captured. Wade must be brought to trial, so Dan Evans (Christian Bale), the owner of a drought-stricken ranch, volunteers to escort him to the train. Along the trail, a grudging respect forms between the men, but danger looms at every turn, and the criminal's men are in pursuit.
|Screen Actors Guild Awards (2007)||Nominated||Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture|
Peter Fonda as "Frank"
Upon the death of Ayn Rand (Helen Mirren), Barbara Branden (Julie Delpy) recounts the story of her dealings with the enigmatic 20th-century philosopher and novelist. Barbara and her husband, Nathaniel (Eric Stoltz), meet Rand and her husband, Frank O'Connor (Peter Fonda), and immediately establish a rapport. Rand takes the youthful Nathaniel under her wing and begins to show an un-platonic interest in her protégé. Barbara must sit by as the two begin what becomes a long, tumultuous affair.
|Emmy (Primetime) (1999)||Nominated||Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie|
|Golden Globe (1999)||Won||Best Performance by An Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television|
|Screen Actors Guild Awards (1999)||Nominated||Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries|
Peter Fonda as "Ulysses 'Ulee' Jackson"
Widowed beekeeper and Vietnam veteran Ulysses "Ulee" Jackson (Peter Fonda) raises his granddaughters because his son, Jimmy (Tom Wood), is in prison. When Jimmy finds out that his estranged wife, Helen (Christine Dunford), has gotten herself into trouble with a crew of drug dealers and has run away, he asks Ulee for help. Ulee begrudgingly agrees to find Helen. When he does, he must rely on the unexpected aid of a divorced nurse (Patricia Richardson) to get Helen through her withdrawal.
|Academy Award (1997)||Nominated||Actor in a Leading Role|
|Golden Globe (1997)||Won||Best Actor|
|Screen Actors Guild Awards (1997)||Nominated||Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role|