Happy Birthday: Peter Lawford (1923–1984)

Festival Reviews

peterlawford.jpgPeter Lawford (1923–1984)

Born: September 7, 1923 in London, England, UK
Died: December 24, 1984 (age 61) in Los Angeles, California, USA

Married to: Patricia Seaton (5 July 1984 – 24 December 1984) (his death)
Deborah Gould (25 June 1976 – 1977) (divorced)
Mary Rowan (30 October 1971 – 2 January 1975) (divorced)
Patricia Kennedy (24 April 1954 – 1 February 1966) (divorced) (4 children)

[on his disillusionment with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, where he made his first films] Metro was really a star-builder, no doubt about that. You were wrapped in cotton wool. I was encouraged to emulate Robert Taylor, who came to the studio every day of his life in a pinstripe suit and pressed shirt with a pin through the collar. They were very high on pins through the collar.

Advise and Consent
dir. Otto Preminger
Burgess Meridith
dir. George Cukor

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