Peter Henry Fonda studied acting in Omaha, Nebraska, the home town
of his father Henry. While attending the University of Nebraska, Fonda
joined the Omaha Community Playhouse, where many actors, including
his father and Marlon Brando, had begun their careers.
Fonda found work on Broadway where he gained recognition in Blood,
Sweat and Stanley Poole, before going to Hollywood to make films. He
began his movie career in romantic leading roles, debuting in Tammy
and the Doctor (1963).