Christopher Kennedy Lawford was an American author, actor, and activist. He was a member of the prominent Kennedy family, and son of actor Peter Lawford and Patricia “Pat” Kennedy Lawford, who was the sister of President John F. Kennedy. He graduated from Tufts University in 1977 and earned a law degree from Boston College in 1983. He later earned a master’s certificate in Clinical Psychology from Harvard University, and was a lecturer on drug addiction. After struggling with addiction for 17 years, he became an actor, performing in several movies and television shows for over 20 years. He wrote several books, based on his own experience, about addiction and recovery. He also traveled around the U.S. speaking about his experiences with addiction for 20 years, and was a public health campaigner, working with organizations like the World Health Organization and the United Nations, and for the U.S. federal government.
|Born:||Christopher Kennedy Lawford, March 29, 1955, Santa Monica, California, U.S.|
|Died:||September 04, 2018, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada|
|Other names:||Chris Lawford|
|Alma mater:||Tufts University (B.A.), Boston College Law School (J.D.), Harvard University|
|Occupation:||Author, actor, activist|
|Parent(s):||Peter Lawford, Patricia Kennedy Lawford|
|Relatives:||See Kennedy family|
|IMDb:||Christopher Lawford’s IMDb|
About Christopher Lawford
Member of the Kennedy family and a known author, activist, and actor. He had a long-running role on All My Children and also appeared in General Hospital.
He made his on screen debut in 1988 with roles in The Suicide Club, Mr. North as Michael Patrick Ennis III, and Spellbinder as Phil.
He appeared in notable films such as Thirteen Days as William Ecker and Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines as Brewster’s Aide.
He married Jeannie Olsson in 1984 and they would divorce in 2000. They had children named David, Savannah, and Matthew. He later married Mercedes Miller in 2014 up until his death in 2018.
He appeared in the film The Doors starring Val Kilmer.
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- Tufts University alumni
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