His family confirmed to People on Friday that the two-time Oscar nominee died after suffering respiratory failure due to lung cancer. “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 Fonda family said. “In honor of Peter, please raise a glass to freedom.”
Following the news of his death, stars and directors, including Peter’s sister Jane Fonda, shared a flood of tributes to the late actor.
In a statement to People on Friday,