Peter Fonda Finds Corpse on Sunset Boulevard Actor pulls over to check on man slumped in car By Rob Quinn, Newser Staff Posted Jan 13, 2011 1:58 AM CST Updated Jan 13, 2011 7:06 AM CST 3 comments Comments Peter Fonda attends the Best Buddies Gala during the 35th Toronto International Film Festival last fall. (Getty Images) (Newser) – Easy Rider star Peter Fonda found a dead body in a car on Sunset Boulevard yesterday after trying to be a Good Samaritan. The actor drove past a man slumped in a car, and pulled over to investigate. He immediately called 911. Investigators believe the man committed suicide and had been in the car for close to three days, TMZ reports. Click to read about another brush with death Fonda had.