Peter Sydney Ernest Lawford was born 7 September 1923 in London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom to Sydney Turing Barlow Lawford (1865-1953) and May Somerville Bunny (1883-1972) and died 24 December 1984 Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States of cardiac arrest, kidney and liver failure. He married Patricia Helen Kennedy (1924-2006) 24 April 1954 in New York City, New York, United States. He married Mary Ann Rowan (1950-) October 1971 . He married Deborah Gould (c1951-) June 1976 . He married Patricia Seaton (c1966-) July 1984 .
He was a member of the "Rat Pack" and the brother-in-law of President John F. Kennedy and senators Robert F. Kennedy and Edward Kennedy. From the 1940s to the 1960s, he was a well-known celebrity and starred in a number of highly acclaimed films. In later years, he was noted more for his off-screen activities as a celebrity than for his acting; it was said that he was "famous for being famous".
|Offspring of Peter Sydney Ernest Lawford and Patricia Helen Kennedy (1924-2006)|
|Christopher Kennedy Lawford (1955-2018)|
|Sydney Maleia Kennedy Lawford (1956-)|
|Victoria Francis Lawford (1958-)|
|Robin Elizabeth Lawford (1961-)|