Peter Lawford

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  • Birth Name: Peter Sydney Ernest Aylen
  • Birth Place: London, England
  • Died: December 24, 1984
  • Profession: Actor
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  • Was 27 when he learned that his parents were not married at the time of his birth.
  • Admitted that the most terrifying experience of his career was dancing the jitterbug in the musical The Good News in 1947.
  • Became an American citizen on April 23, 1960, in time to vote for his then brother-in-law John F. Kennedy in the upcoming presidential election.
  • Had no formal education; was tutored by various governesses.   
  • Was related to British royalty via his Uncle Ernest Lawford's wife, she being a daughter of the 14th Earl of Eglinton.
  • So badly injured his arm at 14 that he was not considered fit enough for military service.
  • Joined the Rat Pack at the behest of Frank Sinatra and was soon cast alongside him and the others in 1960's Ocean's 11.
  • Was able to speak French, Spanish and Italian fluently.

Relationships

  • Deborah Gould — Ex-wife
  • Mary Rowan — Ex-wife
  • Christopher Lawford — Son
  • Lieutenant-General Sir Sydney Turing Barlow Lawfor — Father
  • Ernest Lawford — Uncle
  • Victoria Francis Lawford — Daughter
  • Robin Elizabeth Lawford — Daughter
  • Patricia Kennedy — Ex-wife
  • Patricia Seaton — Wife
  • Lady May Lawford — Mother
  • Sydney Maleia Kennedy Lawford — Daughter

Details

  • Birth Name: Peter Sydney Ernest Aylen
  • Birth Place: London, England
  • Died: December 24, 1984
  • Profession: Actor

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