Peter Lawford

by ethnic on August 3, 2010

Birth Name: Peter Sydney Ernest Aylen

Date of Birth: 7 September, 1923

Place of Birth: St. George Hanover Square, London, England, U.K.

Date of Death: 24 December, 1984

Place of Death: Los Angeles, California, U.S.

Ethnicity: English, Scottish

Peter Lawford was a British actor.

He was the biological son of May Cooper (Somerville) Bunny and Sydney/Sidney Turing Barlow Lawford, a British Army officer. He was born under the surname of his mother’s then-husband, Ernest Vaughn Aylen.

Peter was married to Patricia Kennedy Lawford, a socialite, and the sister of U.S. President John F. Kennedy and politician Robert F. Kennedy. Among their children is Christopher Lawford, an actor, author, and activist.

Peter’s paternal grandparents were Thomas Acland Lawford (the son of Samuel Lawford and Margaret Sarah Acland) and Janet Turing Bruce. Samuel was the son of Samuel Lawford and Anne Wright.

Source: Genealogy of Peter Lawford (focusing on his father’s side) –

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