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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on TV: The Long Shot (Alfred Hitchcock Presents)

By Virginie Pronovost on Sep 7, 2020 From The Wonderful World of Cinema

is a name people will most often associate to The Rat Pack or The Kennedys (he was married to Patricia Kennedy, JFK’s sister). Sadly, the man’s acting career was often overlooked and, along with the likes of Zsa Zsa Gabor, he was labelled “famous for being famous̶... Read full article


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:

[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.


Lt. Lawrence Y. Kingslee: Rosalind don't you think it's about time you quit being an actress and start being a woman!


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He and the other members of the Rat Pack were banned from Marilyn Monroe's funeral by Joe DiMaggio.

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His production company, Chrislaw, was named after his son Christopher Lawford.

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