Peter Lawford

Highest Rated: 100% That's Entertainment (1973)
Lowest Rated: 17% The Oscar (1966)
Birthday: Sep 7, 1923
Birthplace: Not Available
Peter Lawford was a bushy-browed, slender, aristocratic, good-looking British leading man in Hollywood films. At age eight he appeared in the film Poor Old Bill (1931); seven years later he visited Hollywood and appeared in a supporting role as a Cockney boy in Lord Jeff (1938). In 1942 he began regularly appearing onscreen, first in minor supporting roles; by the late 1940s he was a breezy romantic star, and his studio promised him (incorrectly) that he would be the "new Ronald Colman." His clipped British accent, poise, looks, and charm made him popular with teenage girls and young women, but he outgrew his typecast parts by the mid '50s and spent several years working on TV, starring in the series Dear Phoebe and The Thin Man. Off screen he was known as a jet-setter playboy; a member of Frank Sinatra's "Rat Pack," he married Patricia Kennedy and became President John F. Kennedy's brother-in-law. From the 1960s he appeared mainly in character roles; his production company, Chrislaw, made several feature films, and he was credited as executive producer of three films, two in co-producer partnership with Sammy Davis Jr. In 1971-72 he was a regular on the TV sitcom The Doris Day Show. He divorced Kennedy in 1966 and later married the daughter of comedian Dan Rowan. He rarely acted onscreen after the mid-'70s.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

CREDIT
97% Paul Williams Still Alive Actor $38.1K 2012
No Score Yet Rat Pack - Most Famous Hits Actor 2006
No Score Yet The Ocean's 11 Story Actor 2002
No Score Yet The Rat Pack Actor 2001
No Score Yet Rat Pack's Las Vegas Actor 2001
No Score Yet Gypsy Angels Actor 1993
No Score Yet Body and Soul Big Man 1981
No Score Yet Mysterious Island of Beautiful Women Gordon Duvall 1979
No Score Yet Angels Brigade Actor 1979
No Score Yet Fantasy Island Grant Baines 1977
No Score Yet Won Ton Ton, the Dog Who Saved Hollywood Slapstick star 1976
40% Rosebud Lord Carter 1975
100% That's Entertainment Narrator 1973
No Score Yet They Only Kill Their Masters Lee Campbell 1972
No Score Yet Clay Pigeon Government Agent 1971
No Score Yet One More Time Christopher Pepper 1971
No Score Yet The April Fools Ted Gunther 1969
No Score Yet Hook, Line and Sinker Dr. Scott Carter 1969
42% Skidoo Senator 1968
No Score Yet Buona Sera, Mrs. Campbell Justin Young 1968
No Score Yet Salt and Pepper Christopher Pepper 1968
17% The Oscar Steve Marks 1966
No Score Yet A Man Called Adam Manny 1966
No Score Yet Billie Executive Producer 1965
No Score Yet Sylvia Frederic Summers 1965
100% Dead Ringer Tony Collins 1964
82% Advise and Consent Sen. Lafe Smith 1962
91% The Longest Day Lord Lovat 1962
No Score Yet Sergeants 3 Sgt. Larry Barrett 1962
No Score Yet Pepe Guest 1960
64% Exodus Maj. Caldwell 1960
52% Ocean's 11 Jimmy Foster 1960
No Score Yet Never So Few Capt. Grey Travis 1960
100% It Should Happen to You Evan Adams III 1954
No Score Yet You for Me Tony Brown 1952
No Score Yet Kangaroo Richard Connor 1952
No Score Yet Just This Once Mark MacLene IV 1952
92% Royal Wedding Lord John Brindale 1951
No Score Yet Please Believe Me Jeremy Tayler 1950
No Score Yet The Red Danube Maj. John "Twingo" McPhimister 1949
83% Little Women Theodore Laurence 'Laurie' 1949
No Score Yet Julia Misbehaves Ritchie Lorgan 1948
90% Easter Parade Jonathan Harrow III 1948
No Score Yet On an Island with You Lt. Lawrence Y. Kingslee 1948
No Score Yet Corvette K-225 Naval Officer 1948
No Score Yet Good News Tommy Marlowe 1947
80% It Happened in Brooklyn Jamie Shellgrove 1947
91% Cluny Brown Andrew Carmel 1946
No Score Yet Two Sisters From Boston Lawrence Tyburt Patterson Jr. 1946
67% Ziegfeld Follies Porky 1946
No Score Yet Son of Lassie Joe Curraclough 1945
92% The Picture of Dorian Gray David Stone 1945
83% The Canterville Ghost Anthony de Canterville 1944
No Score Yet The White Cliffs of Dover John Ashwood II at age 24 1944
No Score Yet Mrs. Parkington Lord Thornley 1944
No Score Yet Girl Crazy Boy 1943
100% Sahara Bit Part 1943
No Score Yet Flesh And Fantasy Pierrot 1943
No Score Yet Sherlock Holmes Faces Death 2nd Sailor 1943
No Score Yet The Man From Down Under Bit Part 1943
No Score Yet The Sky's the Limit USAF Officer 1943
No Score Yet Pilot No. 5 Englishman 1943
No Score Yet Above Suspicion Bit Part 1943
No Score Yet Immortal Sergeant Soldier 1943
89% Random Harvest Soldier 1942
No Score Yet Thunder Birds British Cadet 1942
92% Mrs. Miniver Pilot 1942
No Score Yet Lord Jeff Benny Potter 1938

TV

CREDIT
No Score Yet The Jeffersons
1975-1985
Voice
  • 1981
No Score Yet Bewitched
1964-1972
  • 1972
No Score Yet The Wild Wild West
1965-1969
Jackson
  • 1966
No Score Yet Alfred Hitchcock Presents
1955-1962
Charlie Raymond
  • 1955

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