The Kennedy Family

by aemelnick | created - 10 Mar 2015 | updated - 8 months ago | Public

1. Joseph P. Kennedy

One Minute to Play

Patriarch of a famous political family, Kennedy had a brief Hollywood career: He was one of the first financiers to play a leading role in the movie industry. Although he grew up in modest East Boston, where his father was a barkeeper and politician, Kennedy was educated with the Establishment's ...

2. Rose Kennedy

Self | JACK: The Last Kennedy Film

Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy was born Rose Elizabeth Fitzgerald on July 22, 1890 to Josie Hannon and the future mayor of Boston, John Francis Fitzgerald. She grew up with several brothers and sisters and thanks to her father, the family was very well off. Rose went to a series of Catholic Schools in ...

3. Joseph Kennedy Jr.

Joseph Kennedy Jr. was born on July 28, 1915 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. He died on August 12, 1944 in Blythburgh, Suffolk, England.

4. John F. Kennedy

Writer | Profiles in Courage

John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born on May 29, 1917 in Brookline, Massachusetts, to Rose Kennedy (née Rose Elizabeth Fitzgerald) and Joseph P. Kennedy. John was named after his maternal grandfather, John "HoneyFitz" Fitzgerald, the mayor of Boston. John was very ill as a child and was given the last ...

5. Rosemary Kennedy

Rosemary Kennedy was born on September 13, 1918 in Brookline, Massachusetts, USA as Rose Marie Kennedy. She died on January 7, 2005 in Jefferson, Wisconsin, USA.

6. Kathleen 'Kick' Kennedy

Kathleen 'Kick' Kennedy was born on February 20, 1920 in Brookline, Massachusetts, USA as Kathleen Agnes Kennedy. She was married to William Cavendish, Marquess of Hartington. She died on May 13, 1948 in Saint-Bauzile, Ardèche, France.

7. Eunice Kennedy Shriver

Producer | Mary, Mother of Jesus

Eunice Kennedy Shriver was born on July 10, 1921 in Brookline, Massachusetts, USA as Eunice Mary Kennedy. She was a producer, known for Mary, Mother of Jesus (1999), The Ed Sullivan Show (1948) and The Mike Douglas Show (1961). She was married to Sargent Shriver. She died on August 11, 2009 in Cape...

8. Patricia Kennedy

Self | V.I.P.-Schaukel

Patricia Kennedy was born on May 6, 1924 in Brookline, Massachusetts, USA as Patricia Helen Kennedy. She was married to Peter Lawford. She died on September 17, 2006 in New York City, New York, USA.

9. Robert F. Kennedy

Writer | The Missiles of October

Robert Francis Kennedy (1925-68), US politician, was born in Brookline, Massachusetts, the third son of Ambassador Joseph P. Kennedy and wife Rose Kennedy. He studied at Harvard and at Virginia University Law School, served at sea (1944-46) in World War II, was admitted to the bar (1951), and ...

10. Jean Kennedy Smith

Actress | Lincoln

Jean Kennedy Smith was born on February 20, 1928 in Brookline, Massachusetts, USA as Jean Ann Kennedy. She is an actress, known for Lincoln (2012), JACK: The Last Kennedy Film (1993) and American Experience (1988). She was previously married to Stephen Smith.

11. Ted Kennedy

Self | JACK: The Last Kennedy Film

Edward Moore Kennedy was born in Brookline, Massachusetts, on February 22, 1932. His parents were Joseph P. Kennedy and Rose Kennedy. He was the younger brother of President John F. Kennedy and Senator Robert F. Kennedy. "Ted" Kennedy graduated Harvard University in 1956 and the University of ...

12. Jacqueline Kennedy

Self | A Tour of the White House

Jacqueline Lee Bouvier was born on July 28, 1929 in Southampton, New York, to Janet Norton (Lee) and John Vernou "Blackjack" Bouvier III, a stockbroker. Her sister Caroline Lee (aka Lee Radziwill) was born four years after her. Her mother was of Irish descent and her father had French, English, ...

13. Joan Bennett Kennedy

Actress | Sometimes a Hero

Joan Bennett Kennedy was born on September 2, 1936 in Riverdale, New York, USA as Virginia Joan Bennett. She is an actress, known for Sometimes a Hero (2003), Z Cars (1962) and The Road Home (1994). She was previously married to Ted Kennedy.

14. Sargent Shriver

Self | JACK: The Last Kennedy Film

One of America's greatest unsung leaders. Sargent Shriver was not only George McGovern's running mate in the 1972 Presidential election, but also served at one time as the Ambassador to France (1968-1970). In addition, he was the first to head up the Peace Corps, served as the first director of the...

16. Victoria Kennedy

Self | Meet the Press

Victoria Kennedy was born on February 26, 1954 in Crowley, Louisiana, USA as Victoria Anne Reggie. She was previously married to Ted Kennedy and Grier Curran Raclin.

17. Ethel Kennedy

Actress | Cheers

Ethel Kennedy was born on April 11, 1928 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Ethel Skakel. She was previously married to Robert F. Kennedy.

18. John Francis Fitzgerald

John Francis Fitzgerald, the namesake of his grandson John F. Kennedy, was a popular Boston politician who was one of the taproots of a political dynasty via his daughter Rose Kennedy. Rose married Joseph P. Kennedy, the son of his one-time rival and later political ally Patrick Joseph "P. J." ...

19. Maria Shriver

Actress | Last Action Hero

Maria Shriver was born on November 6, 1955 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Maria Owings Shriver. She is a producer and actress, known for Last Action Hero (1993), Still Alice (2014) and The Alzheimer's Project (2009). She has been married to Arnold Schwarzenegger since April 26, 1986. They have four ...

20. Tim Shriver

Producer | Amistad

Tim Shriver was born on August 29, 1959 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA as Timothy Perry Shriver. He is a producer, known for Amistad (1997), The Ringer (2005) and Still We Believe: The Boston Red Sox Movie (2004). He has been married to Linda Potter since May 31, 1986. They have five children.

21. Robert Shriver

Producer | True Lies

Robert Shriver was born on April 28, 1954 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Robert Sargent Shriver III. He is a producer, known for True Lies (1994), The Burial and Black Cat Run (1998). He has been married to Malissa Feruzzi since May 7, 2005. They have one child.

23. Anthony Shriver

Actor | Stuck on You

Anthony Shriver was born on July 20, 1965 in the USA as Anthony Kennedy Shriver. He is an actor, known for Stuck on You (2003), The Minerva Awards 2007: Eunice Kennedy Shriver (2007) and Die Johannes B. Kerner Show (1998).

24. Rory Kennedy

Producer | American Hollow

Rory Kennedy was born on December 12, 1968 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA as Rory Elizabeth Katherine Kennedy. She is a producer and director, known for American Hollow (1999), Ghosts of Abu Ghraib (2007) and Last Days in Vietnam (2014). She has been married to Mark Bailey since August 2,...

25. John Kennedy Jr.

Actor | A Matter of Degrees

John Fitzgerald Kennedy Jr. was born on November 25, 1960, in Washington, DC, to John Fitzgerald Kennedy (President-to-be John F. Kennedy) and Jacqueline Lee Bouvier Kennedy (Jacqueline Kennedy). Three weeks before his birth, his father was elected President of the United States, and the nation ...

26. Christopher Lawford

Actor | Exit Wounds

Christopher Lawford is the first child of Peter and Pat Kennedy Lawford, born on March 29, 1955. Lawford attended Tufts and Georgetown Universities, and went to Boston College Law School, graduating in 1983. In the late 1970s and early 1980s, a drug problem put Lawford in a clinic for a time, but ...

27. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend

Self | Bhutto

Eldest daughter of Robert F. Kennedy and Ethel Kennedy. Kathleen is also the first grandchild of Rose Kennedy and Joseph P. Kennedy. Named after her aunt, Kathleen "Kick" Kennedy Cavendish, Marchioness of Hartington. Kathleen followed her as the first of her generation to marry. Kathleen married ...

28. Joseph Kennedy

Self | Ethel

Joseph Kennedy was born on September 24, 1952 in Brighton, Massachusetts, USA as Joseph Patrick Kennedy II. He has been married to Anne Elizabeth Kelly since October 23, 1993. He was previously married to Sheila Brewster Rauch.

29. Patrick Kennedy

Self | Split Decisions

Patrick Kennedy was born on July 14, 1967 in Brighton, Massachusetts, USA as Patrick Joseph Kennedy. He has been married to Amy Petitgout since July 15, 2011.

30. Robert Kennedy Jr.

Self | Grand Canyon Adventure: River at Risk

Robert Kennedy Jr. was born on January 17, 1954 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA as Robert Francis Kennedy Jr. He has been married to Cheryl Hines since August 2, 2014. He was previously married to Mary Richardson and Emily Ruth Black.

31. Kerry Kennedy

Producer | Ripple of Hope Awards

Kerry Kennedy was born on September 8, 1959 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA as Mary Kerry Kennedy. She is a producer, known for Ripple of Hope Awards (2016), The Kennedy Center Presents: Speak Truth to Power (2000) and Crisis: Behind a Presidential Commitment (1963). She was previously ...

32. Michael LeMoyne Kennedy

Self | Crisis: Behind a Presidential Commitment

Michael LeMoyne Kennedy was born on February 27, 1958 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA. He was married to Vicky Gifford Kennedy. He died on December 31, 1997 in Aspen, Colorado, USA.

33. Maxwell Kennedy

Self | Pritzker Military Library Presents

Maxwell Kennedy was born on January 11, 1965 in New York City, New York, USA as Matthew Maxwell Taylor Kennedy. He is known for his work on Pritzker Military Library Presents (2006). He has been married to Victoria Anne Strauss since 1991. They have three children.

34. William Kennedy Smith

Self | Court TV

William Kennedy Smith was born on September 4, 1960 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

35. Kara Kennedy

Director | Education Nation: Teacher Town Hall

Died in a Washington health club after her daily workout. Survived by her daughter, Grace, 17; and son, Max, 14; her mother.

37. Caroline Kennedy

Director | Maldoror

Caroline Bouvier Kennedy was born on November 27, 1957 in New York. Her parents were John Fitzgerald Kennedy and Jacqueline Kennedy. In 1960, John "Jack" Kennedy won the Presidential Election. So on February 4, 1961 three year old Caroline moved into the White House. John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Jr. ...

38. Peter Lawford

Actor | The Longest Day

Born in London, England and son of a British World War I hero, Lawford had spent most of his childhood in Paris, France and began his acting career at a very young age. His parents were not married when their son was born. As a result of the scandal, The Lawfords fled to America.

As a young child, ...

39. Jack Schlossberg

Actor | Blue Bloods

Jack Schlossberg was born on January 19, 1993 in New York City, New York, USA as John Bouvier Kennedy Schlossberg. He is an actor, known for Blue Bloods (2010), Today (1952) and 60 Minutes (1968).

40. Rose Schlossberg

Producer | End Times Girls Club

Rose Schlossberg is known for her work on End Times Girls Club, Houses (2015) and TIME: The Kalief Browder Story (2017).

42. Arnold Schwarzenegger

Actor | Predator

With an almost unpronounceable surname and a thick Austrian accent, who would have ever believed that a brash, quick talking bodybuilder from a small European village would become one of Hollywood's biggest stars, marry into the prestigious Kennedy family, amass a fortune via shrewd investments and...

43. Katherine Schwarzenegger

Self | Entertainment Tonight

Katherine Schwarzenegger was born on December 13, 1989 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Katherine Eunice Schwarzenegger.

44. Patrick Schwarzenegger

Actor | Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse

Patrick Schwarzenegger was born September 18, 1993 at St. Johns Hospital in Los Angeles, California. Patrick lives in LA and attended high school there. He is co-founder of #Project360, a hip modern apparel company that donates a portion of its proceeds to worthy charities. Patrick's first film was ...

45. Malissa Feruzzi

Actress | Renegade

Malissa Feruzzi is an actress, known for Renegade (1992), Till the End of the Night (1995) and The Desperate Trail (1994). She has been married to Robert Shriver since May 7, 2005. They have one child.

47. Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy

Self | The Kennedys: The Curse of Power

Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy was born on January 7, 1966 in White Plains, New York, USA as Carolyn Jeanne Bessette. She was married to John Kennedy Jr.. She died on July 16, 1999.

48. Lana Antonova

Actress | Slipstream

With the looks of Cameron Diaz and the sex appeal of a James Bond girl, Lana Antonova sauntered into the movie business. Also known as Lana Novac, she was born and raised in Kuybyshev, Russia, Soviet Union, which is a town along the mighty Volga River near present-day Saratov. She completed school ...

49. Cheryl Hines

Actress | Curb Your Enthusiasm

Cheryl Ruth Hines was born on September 21, 1965 in Miami Beach, Florida, to Rosemary (Graham) and James Hines, and grew up in Tallahassee, Florida. She went to West Virginia University, Florida State University and graduated from the University of Central Florida. She studied theater and ...

50. Andrew Cuomo

Self | Breslin and Hamill: Deadline Artists

Andrew Cuomo was born on December 6, 1957 in New York City, New York, USA as Andrew Mark Cuomo. He was previously married to Kerry Kennedy.

51. Vicky Gifford Kennedy

Self | ESPN SportsCentury

Vicky Gifford Kennedy was born on February 20, 1957 in Bakersfield, California, USA as Victoria Denise Gifford. She was previously married to Michael LeMoyne Kennedy.

52. Edwin Schlossberg

Producer | Lady by the Sea: The Statue of Liberty

Daughter: Tatiana Celia Kennedy Schlossberg. (born May 5, 1990).



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