Jessica Biel pens tribute to Peter Fonda: 'I'm forever grateful for him and the impact he had on me'

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Jessica Biel is 'forever grateful' she got to work with the late Peter Fonda.

The 37-year-old actress penned a touching tribute to the legendary actor, who passed away this week from lung cancer, in which she thanked him for the 'impact' he had on her career when they worked together on the 1997 film Ulee's Gold.

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Taking to her Instagram account, Biel said: 'I had the honor working with #PeterFonda on the first movie I ever made (as an angsty teenager with a nose ring). Ulee's Gold was a huge opportunity and he believed in me.

'I'm forever grateful for him and the impact he had on me and my career. I'm sure countless others can say the same. Rest in paradise❤️'

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The photo Jessica posted with the caption was from the time of filming Ulee's Gold, with Biel and Fonda posing at a doorway with fellow cast member Vanessa Zima.

Ulee's Gold tells the story of a homely beekeeper who fights to bring his dysfunctional family back from the brink, with Fonda playing the central titular role.

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Biel played Ulee's troubled teen daughter Casey in the film.

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