Christopher Kennedy "Chris" Lawford (March 29, 1955 – September 4, 2018) was an American author, actor, and activist. He was a member of the prominent Kennedy family, and son of actor Peter Lawford.
On September 5, 2018, Christopher's cousin Kerry Kennedy announced via her Twitter account that Lawford had died and paid tribute to him. That same day, law enforcement officials in Hollywood, California told TMZ that Lawford suffered a heart attack at a yoga studio in Vancouver, British Columbia, the previous evening and later died. An autopsy is being performed to the determine the exact cause of death, which is believed to have been natural causes.