Christopher Lawford

Actor + Author + Activist
Born Mar 29, 1955

Christopher Kennedy Lawford is an American author, actor and activist and member of the prominent Kennedy family.

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Christopher Lawford.


1955 Birth Born on March 29, 1955.
1962 7 Years Old Lawford told Australian interviewers that he has been trying to make a film about the 1962 Cuban missile crisis from Cuba's perspective but that he has been stymied by the U.S. embargo.


1966 11 Years Old …  Peter and Patricia Lawford divorced in 1966 after which Patricia raised the children in New York City. … Read More


1977 22 Years Old He later earned a Bachelor of Arts from Tufts University in 1977. … Read More
1980 25 Years Old In 1980, he was arrested in Aspen, Colorado for impersonating a doctor in order to get prescription medication. … Read More
1984 29 Years Old 1 More Event
In April 1984, Lawford's cousin David Kennedy, who also battled substance abuse issues and with whom Lawford had a close relationship, died of a drug overdose. … Read More


1988 33 Years Old In 1988, Lawford decided to pursue a career in acting. … Read More


2001 46 Years Old Lawford told the Australian newspaper that he sat next to Cuban leader Fidel Castro in Havana during a 2001 screening of Thirteen Days, a film about the missile crisis. "It was incredible. … Read More


2005 50 Years Old In September 2005, Harper Collins Publishers released Lawford's memoir Symptoms of Withdrawal: A Memoir of Snapshots and Redemption (William Morrow 2005, ISBN 0-06-073248-2), which immediately became a New York Times Bestseller.
2009 54 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2009, he released Moments of Clarity: Voices from the Front Lines of Addiction and Recovery, a series of essays by public figures, athletes and entertainers who have struggled with addiction to drugs and alcohol. … Read More
2010 55 Years Old In March 2010, Lawford sold at auction a 1965 Picasso painting, Femme au Grand Chapeau. … Read More
2014 59 Years Old In May 2014, Lawford married Mercedes Miller, a yoga teacher, in Maui, Hawaii.
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