Knowledge Identifier: +Peter_Lawford
In 1938, he made his Hollywood debut in a minor part in the film "Lord Jeff"
Peter Lawford's first leading role came in "Son of Lassie" and he later won a "Modern Screen" magazine readers' poll as the most popular actor in Hollywood of 1946
Easter Parade (film) - "'Easter Parade"' is a 1948 American musical film starring Judy Garland, Fred Astaire and Peter Lawford, featuring music by Irving Berlin, including some of Astaire and Garland's best-known songs, such as "Easter Parade", "Steppin' Out with My Baby", and "We're a Couple of Swells"
Dean Martin - In the late 1950s and early 1960s, Martin and Sinatra, along with friends Joey Bishop, Peter Lawford, and Sammy Davis, Jr. formed the legendary Rat Pack, so called by the public after an earlier group of social friends, the Holmby Hills Rat Pack centered on Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall, of which Sinatra had been a member
His first marriage, in 1954, was to Patricia Kennedy, sister of then-US Senator John F. Kennedy
From 1957 to 1959, Lawford co-starred with Phyllis Kirk in "The Thin Man", an NBC series based on the novel by Dashiel Hammett
In 1959, Frank Sinatra invited the Englishman to join "The Rat Pack" and got him a role in "Never So Few"
Never So Few - "'Never So Few"' is a 1959 CinemaScope war film, directed by John Sturges and starring Frank Sinatra, Gina Lollobrigida, Peter Lawford, Steve_McQueen, Richard Johnson, Paul Henreid, Brian Donlevy, Dean Jones, Charles Bronson, and Philip Ahn, and featuring uncredited roles by renowned Asian actors Mako, George Takei and James Hong
Simon Fraser, 15th Lord Lovat - "The Longest Day", a 1962 film based on the book of the same name, features "Lord Lovat", played by Peter Lawford
Never So Few - As illustrated to the right, in the 1967 re-release McQueen's credit was moved in front of Peter Lawford's and above the title, and he was featured prominently in the artwork
Lawford married his second wife, Mary Rowan, daughter of comedian Dan Rowan, in October 1971 when she was one day shy of 22 years old; Lawford was 48
Derek Ford - Ford bases this assumption on a meeting "Selwyn Ford" had with the actor Peter Lawford, in 1984 over a never made, Italian financed film called "Bloody Mary", in which an actress is abducted and forced to have an abortion after having an affair with a powerful, married man