Family Theater of the Air, ep. Tom Summit; broadcast June 12, 1957.
3 Print Biographies |
7 Portrayals |
1 Interview |
1 Article |
1 Pictorial |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
6' (1.83 m)
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[on his disillusionment with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, where he made his first films] Metro was really a star-builder, no doubt about that. You were wrapped in cotton wool. I was encouraged to emulate Robert Taylor
, who came to the studio every day of his life in a pinstripe suit and pressed shirt with a pin through the collar. They were very high on pins through the collar.
Both his parents, Sidney Lawford
and Mary Somerville
(aka Lady Lawford), appeared as minor players in a few films. Sir Sydney shot his very first movie in a party sequence in The Picture of Dorian Gray
(1945), which co-starred Peter. Unfortunately, that scene was cut from the final print but he went on to appear in a few others. His mother appeared in the film Hong Kong
(1952) and in an episode ...