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Peter Lawford Overview:

Legendary actor, Peter Lawford, was born Peter Sydney Ernest Aylen on Sep 7, 1923 in London, England. Lawford died at the age of 61 on Dec 24, 1984 in Los Angeles, CA .

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He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Television. Lawford was never nominated for an Academy Award.

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Book Review: : The Man Who Kept the Secrets

By Laura Grande on Jun 25, 2013 From Pretty Clever Films

It’s easy to become immersed in a book that highlights the dark underbelly of Old Hollywood. All the glitter and glam was nothing more than an illusion and many celebrities lost themselves to the pressures that came with being famous. Much like they do today. As James Spada’s biography P... Read full article


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By Dawn on Aug 26, 2011 From Noir and Chick Flicks

(7 September 1923 – 24 December 1984). He was a member of the "Rat Pack", and brother-in-law to President John F. Kennedy. In the late 1930s through the 1950s) he was very popular and starred in many films. Once he signed with MGM, his mother, Lady Lawford, wanted the studio head... Read full article


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Peter Lawford Quotes:

Jonathan Harrow III: Nadine, get out all the hounds. We're going for a walk.


[Jewish Ari Ben Canaan is masquerading as a gentile British officer named Bowen]
Maj. Caldwell: [about Jews] They look funny too. I can spot one a mile away.
Ari Ben Canaan: [pointing at his eye] Would you mind looking into my eye, sir? It feels like a cinder.
Maj. Caldwell: Yes, certainly.
[Caldwell looks into Ben Canaan's eye]
Maj. Caldwell: You know, a lot of them try to hide under gentile names, but one look at their face, you just know.
Ari Ben Canaan: With a little experience, you can even smell them out.
Maj. Caldwell: I'm sorry Bowen, I can't find a thing.


Vince Massler: If it's so fool-proof, why hasn't somebody done it yet.
Danny Ocean: Same reason nobody's gone to the moon yet - no equipment.
Jimmy Foster: And we're equipped.


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Peter Lawford Facts
With Patricia Kennedy, 4 children: Christopher Lawford (b. 1955), Sydney Maleia Kennedy Lawford (b. 1956), Victoria Francis Lawford (b. 1958), and Robin Elizabeth Lawford (b. 1961).

Was the first member of the Rat Pack to pass away. With the death of Joey Bishop in October, 2007, no surviving members of the Rat Pack remain.

His mother's childhood nickname for him was Pierrot.

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