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Lee Radziwill is an American socialite, actress, and interior decorator

InformationDetail
BirthdayMarch 3, 1933
NationalityAmerican
FamousInterior Decorator, Actresses, Miscellaneous, Socialites
City/StateNew York City, New Yorkers
SpousesHerbert Ross (m. 1988; div. 2001), Michael Temple Canfield (m. 1953; annulled 1962), Prince Stanisław Albrecht Radziwiłł (m. 1959; div. 1974)
SiblingsJacqueline Kennedy Onassis, James Lee Auchincloss, Janet Auchincloss Rutherfurd
Known asCaroline Lee Radziwiłł, Caroline Lee Bouvier
Childrens Anna Christina Radziwill, Anthony Radziwill
Universities
  • Sarah Lawrence College
  • Miss Porter's School
Birth PlaceNew York City, New York
GenderFemale
FatherJohn Vernou Bouvier III
MotherJanet Lee Bouvier
Sun SignPisces
Born inNew York City, New York
Famous asSocialite, Actress, Interior Decorator

// Famous Interior Decorator

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Who is Lee Radziwill?

Lee Radziwill aka Caroline Lee Bouvier is an American socialite, actress, interior decorator, and public relations executive. She is best known as the younger sister of the late First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and the sister-in-law of the 35th US President John F. Kennedy. One of the daughters of socialite Janet Norton Lee and stockbroker John Vernou Bouvier III, she grew up in Manhattan alongside her sister. The sisters were very popular as young women and acquired the title ‘The Bouvier girls’. As an actress, Radziwill is known for appearing in the play ‘The Philadelphia Story’ and the TV adaptation of the Hollywood movie ‘Laura.’ However, she didn’t achieve much success as an actress and only received limited opportunities. Determined and confident, Radziwill had also worked for the Italian fashion designer Giorgio Armani as their public relations executive for some time. She has been married and divorced thrice.

// Famous Actresses

Career

Lee Radziwill started her career as an actress in the 1960s. She starred as heiress Tracy Lord in the 1967 production of the play ‘The Philadelphia Story’. A year later, she got featured in the television adaptation of the movie Laura. After receiving negative reviews regarding her work, Radziwill ditched acting. She then began working as an interior designer. In 1972, she embarked on The Rolling Stones American Tour along with Truman Capote. The following year, she asked documentary filmmakers The Maysles Brothers to make a movie on the Bouvier family. The film, ‘Grey Gardens,’ was released in 1976 and went on to become a masterpiece in the documentary genre. In 2006, the documentary was adapted as a musical of the same name.

For some years, Lee Radziwill also served as a public relations executive for the famous designer Giorgio Armani.

Personal Life

Lee Radziwill was born as Caroline Lee Bouvier on March 3, 1933 in Southampton, New York, USA to stockbroker John Vernou Bouvier III and his wife Janet Norton Lee. She was raised alongside her older sister, Jacqueline, who later went on to marry the future President John F. Kennedy. Radziwill’s father, who was known as “Black Jack,” was a womanizer and a heavy drinker. His bad habits resulted in his broken marriage with Radziwill’s mother. However, he was extremely affectionate toward his daughters and always encouraged them to work hard to achieve the best.

Lee Radziwill studied at the famous boarding school, Miss Porter's. Following her parents’ divorce, her mother went on to marry Hugh D. Auchincloss. Through their marriage, Radziwill got two half-siblings and three stepsiblings.

Coming to the American socialite’s love life, she first married Michael Temple Canfield in 1953. The couple divorced in 1959 and their marriage was annulled in 1962. After this, Radziwill married Prince Stanislaw Albrecht Radziwill on March 19, 1959 and became Princess Stanislaw Albrecht Radziwiłł. They had two kids, Princess Christina and Prince Anthony, before ending their marriage in 1974. In September 1988, Radziwill became the second wife of film director Herbert Ross. The couple divorced shortly before Ross’ death in 2001.

// Famous Socialites

Lee Radziwill awards

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Knight of the Legion of Honour

Lee Radziwill biography timelines

  • // 3rd Mar 1933
    Lee Radziwill was born as Caroline Lee Bouvier on March 3, 1933 in Southampton, New York, USA to stockbroker John Vernou Bouvier III and his wife Janet Norton Lee. She was raised alongside her older sister, Jacqueline, who later went on to marry the future President John F. Kennedy. Radziwill’s father, who was known as “Black Jack,” was a womanizer and a heavy drinker. His bad habits resulted in his broken marriage with Radziwill’s mother. However, he was extremely affectionate toward his daughters and always encouraged them to work hard to achieve the best.

// Famous Miscellaneous

Lee Radziwill's FAQ

  • What is Lee Radziwill birthday?

    Lee Radziwill was born at 1933-03-03

  • Where is Lee Radziwill's birth place?

    Lee Radziwill was born in New York City, New York

  • What is Lee Radziwill nationalities?

    Lee Radziwill's nationalities is American

  • Who is Lee Radziwill spouses?

    Lee Radziwill's spouses is Herbert Ross (m. 1988; div. 2001), Michael Temple Canfield (m. 1953; annulled 1962), Prince Stanisław Albrecht Radziwiłł (m. 1959; div. 1974)

  • Who is Lee Radziwill siblings?

    Lee Radziwill's siblings is Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, James Lee Auchincloss, Janet Auchincloss Rutherfurd

  • Who is Lee Radziwill childrens?

    Lee Radziwill's childrens is Anna Christina Radziwill, Anthony Radziwill

  • What was Lee Radziwill universities?

    Lee Radziwill studied at Sarah Lawrence College, Miss Porter's School

  • Who is Lee Radziwill's father?

    Lee Radziwill's father is John Vernou Bouvier III

  • Who is Lee Radziwill's mother?

    Lee Radziwill's mother is Janet Lee Bouvier

  • What is Lee Radziwill's sun sign?

    Lee Radziwill is Pisces

  • How famous is Lee Radziwill?

    Lee Radziwill is famouse as Socialite, Actress, Interior Decorator

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