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:

Jonathan Harrow III: I hope I'm intruding.


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


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
Met his third wife, Mary Rowan (daughter of Dan Rowan), in December 1970 while he was appearing on her father's TV show, "Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In" (1967).

The producers of What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962) originally wanted him to play Edwin Flagg. The role would eventually go to Victor Buono.

Member of the "Rat Pack", with Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., and Joey Bishop. Appeared together in Ocean's Eleven (1960) and Sergeants 3 (1962).

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