Peter Lawford a popular English actor from 1940s to the 1960s

Peter Lawford (September 7, 1923 – December 24, 1984) was an English-born American actor. Lawford was a member of the “Rat Pack” and brother-in-law to President John F. Kennedy, and more noted in later years for his off-screen activities as a celebrity than for his acting. From the 1940s to the 1960s, Lawford had a strong presence in popular culture and starred in a number of highly acclaimed films such as “The White Cliffs of Dover” (1944), “Easter Parade” (1948), “Little Women” (1949), “Royal Wedding” (1951), “It Should Happen to You” (1954), “Ocean’s 11” (1960), and “The Longest Day” (1962). Lawford made his television debut in 1953 and went on to appear in many popular television series and variety shows. For his contribution to the television industry, Peter Lawford has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame located at 6920 Hollywood Blvd.

Peter Lawford (September 7, 1923 – December 24, 1984)

Peter Lawford
(September 7, 1923 – December 24, 1984)

Peter Lawford

Peter Lawford

Peter Lawford with first wife Patricia Kennedy (sister of President John F. Kennedy, Senator Robert F. Kennedy, and longtime Senator Ted Kennedy)

Peter Lawford with first wife Patricia Kennedy (sister of President John F. Kennedy, Senator Robert F. Kennedy, and longtime Senator Ted Kennedy)

Peter Lawford with Ann Miller in "Easter Parade" (1948)

Peter Lawford with Ann Miller in
“Easter Parade” (1948)

Peter Lawford, Jane Powell, Fred Astaire and Sarah Churchill In "Royal Wedding" (1951)

Peter Lawford, Jane Powell, Fred Astaire and Sarah Churchill In “Royal Wedding” (1951)

Frank Sinatra, Peter Lawford, and Dean Martin in "Oceans 11" (1960)

Frank Sinatra, Peter Lawford, and Dean Martin in “Oceans 11” (1960)

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