Best known for starring in the classic film Easy Rider, he also received a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination alongside his co-stars for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture for the 2007 film 3:10 to Yuma.
He accidently shot himself in the stomach when he was 11.
He appeared in The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day, and in the 1960s he was an icon of counter-culture.
He married Margaret Devogelaere in June 2011 after previously being married to Susan Brewer and Portia Crockett. His daughter Bridget became an actress and he also has a son named Justin. His father is actor Henry Fonda and his mother is socialite Frances Ford Seymour.
Academy Award winning actress Jane Fonda is his sister.