Author, Actor, Kennedy Scion Christopher Lawford Dead at 63

Author and actor Christopher Kennedy Lawford, who was born into political and Hollywood royalty, sank into substance abuse and addiction and rose to become a well-known advocate for sobriety and recovery, has died.

  • Published 5 September 2018

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Author and actor Christopher Kennedy Lawford, who was born into political and Hollywood royalty, sank into substance abuse and addiction and rose to become a well-known advocate for sobriety and recovery, has died. Lawford died of a heart attack Tuesday in Vancouver, Canada, his cousin, former U.S. Rep. Patrick J. Kennedy, told The Associated Press. He was 63. Lawford's mother was Patricia Kennedy, sister of John, Robert and Ted Kennedy, and… Read at AP News