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Donna Reed and a future "Rat Pack" member

Donna Reed and Peter Lawford

Peter Lawford (7 September 1923 – 24 December 1984)

Peter Lawford was an English-American actor, producer, and socialite, who lived in the United States throughout his adult life.

Lawford was signed to a long term contract to MGM in June 1943. The studio signed him with a specific role in mind as a young World War II soldier in "The White Cliffs of Dover" (1944).

MGM gave him another important role in "The Picture of Dorian Gray" (1945), in which he appeared with Donna Reed.

Lawford was a member of The Rat Pack, an informal group of entertainers during the 1960s that included Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., and Joey Bishop.


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