Jane Fonda pays tribute to her late brother Peter Fonda.
The 81-year-old actress released a statement on Friday following the news of his death.
She told Variety: "I'm very sad. He was my sweet baby brother. The speaker of the family. "
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" I've had a wonderful time with him in the last few days. He came out laughing, "she added.
Peter, a fellow actor who wrote and participated in the seminal cultural film of the 1960s, "Easy Rider," is 79, when he died Friday morning at his Los Angeles home after suffering from respiratory failure due to lung cancer.
In a statement received by Fox News, the Foundation's family said, "At one of the saddest moments of our lives, we are unable to find the right words to express the pain in our hearts. As we grieve, we ask that you respect our privacy. "
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" And while we mourn the loss of this sweet and kind man, we also wish everyone to celebrate his unbreakable spirit and love of life. In honor of Peter, please raise a glass of freedom, "the statement added.