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- Lawford is a Kennedy by marriage, via JFK's sister Patricia Kennedy (1954.)
- 1952, MGM does not renew his contract.
- Member of the Rat Pack. Ocean's Eleven, 1960.
- Introduced Marilyn Monroe at Happy Birthday Mister Presi-dent.
- Last person to speak to Marilyn Monroe alive. (That we know of)
- Slept with Lana Turner, Ava Gardner, Rita Hayworth.
- Frank Sinatra's valet George Jacobs (1953-1968) alleges cocaine parties at Frank's in Palm Springs, etc etc.: "Peter Lawford and the future president [Kennedy] did lines of cocaine together in Lawford's guest rooms"
- Owned 625 Beach Rd on PCH Santa Monica, where Kennedy + Monroe slept together several times.
- Sat on the NORML Advisory Board.
- Died 1984 of cirrhosis and kidney failure due to years of alcohol abuse. Buried at Westwood Memorial Park, Los Angeles CA.
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