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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 11 April 1928Chicago, Illinois, USA
Birth NameEthel Skakel

Mini Bio (1)

Ethel Kennedy was born on April 11, 1928 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Ethel Skakel. She is an actress, known for Ethel (2012), The Fight in the Fields (1997) and Robert F. Kennedy: A Memoir (1998). She was previously married to Robert F. Kennedy.

Spouse (1)

Robert F. Kennedy (17 June 1950 - 6 June 1968) (his death) (11 children)

Trivia (11)

11 children, with Robert F. Kennedy: Kathleen (b. 1951), Joseph (b. 1952), Robert (b. 1954), David (b. 1955), Courtney (b. 1956), Michael (b. 1958), Kerry (b. 1959), Christopher (b. 1963), Matthew (b. 1965), Douglas (b. 1967) and Rory (b. 1968).
Daughter-in-law of Joseph P. Kennedy and Rose Kennedy.
Ex-sister-in-law of Peter Lawford, Joan Bennett Kennedy.
Ex-mother-in-law of Andrew Cuomo and Vicky Gifford Kennedy.
Daughter of secretary Ann Brannack (1892-1955) and businessman George Skakel (1892-1955), both kill in an airplane crash in October 3, 1955.
Has six siblings named Georgeann Skakel (1918-1983), James Curtis Skakel (1921-1998), George Skakel Jr. (1922-1966), Rushton Walter Skakel (1923-2003), Patricia Sistine Skakel (1925-2000) and Ann Skakel (b. 1933).
Was pregnant with daughter Rory Kennedy when husband Robert F. Kennedy was assassinated.
Awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President 'Barack Obama (I)'qv) 24 November 2014.

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