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Peter Lawford
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Peter Lawford in 1955
Born
Peter Sydney Ernest Aylen

(1923-09-07)7 September 1923
London, England
Died 24 December 1984(1984-12-24) (aged 61)
Los Angeles, California, US
Occupation Actor, film producer, socialite
Years active 1930–1983
Spouse(s)
Patricia Helen Kennedy
(m. 1954; div. 1966)

Mary Rowan
(m. 1971; div. 1975)

Deborah Gould
(m. 1976; div. 1977)

Patricia Seaton (m. 1984)
Children 4, including Christopher Lawford
Parent(s) Sir Sydney Lawford
May Sommerville Bunny
Relatives John F. Kennedy (brother-in-law)

Peter Sydney Ernest Lawford (born Peter Sydney Ernest Aylen; September 7, 1923 – December 24, 1984) was an English-born American actor and singer. He was born in London.

He was a member of the "Rat Pack" along with Dean Martin. He was married to Patricia Kennedy. Lawford then became the brother-in-law to President John F. Kennedy.

From the 1940s to the 1960s, he had a strong role in popular culture and starred in a number of popular movies.

Lawford died from cardiac arrest caused by renal failure and liver failure in Los Angeles, California, aged 61.

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