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:

Jimmy Foster: I made a cardinal rule: never to answer the 'phone in December.
Massuese: That's crazy. Why?
Jimmy Foster: Because one December, every time I picked up the 'phone they sent me out into the snow to play with my friends. That was at the Bulge.


Duke Santos: It's not a zircon, it's a diamond; a big diamond. You don't think it's too big, do you? Your mother has excellent taste.
Jimmy Foster: Has she?


Jonathan Harrow III: I hope I'm intruding.


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Became U.S. Citizen in 1960.

Son of actor Sidney Lawford.

Largely due to political reasons, he and former friend Frank Sinatra were estranged after the mid-1960s. In fact, when Lawford came to attend a Sinatra performance at Caeser's Palace in Las Vegas some years later, Sinatra reportedly found out about it and refused to go on until after Lawford had left.

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