Elizabeth Rees-Williams

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Elizabeth Rees-Williams
Born Joan Elizabeth Rees-Williams
(1936-05-01) 1 May 1936 (age 79)
Cardiff, Wales
Spouse(s) Richard Harris (1957–1969)
Sir Rex Harrison (1971–1975)
Peter Aitken (1980–1985)
Jonathan Aitken (2003–present)
Children Jared Harris
Jamie Harris
Damian Harris

Joan Elizabeth Rees-Williams, The Hon. Mrs. Aitken (born 1 May 1936) is a Welsh socialite. She had two film roles around her early 40s.[1]

She was born in Cardiff, the daughter of Alice Alexandra Constance (née Wills) and the politician David Rees-Williams, 1st Baron Ogmore. She has three children from her first marriage and gained at least eight stepchildren from her later marriages.

Marriages and children[edit]

She has been married four times.

She married Richard Harris in 1957, with whom she had three sons (Jared Harris, Jamie Harris, and Damian Harris). They divorced in 1969. Sir Rex Harrison was her second husband from 1971 to 1975, who had two adult sons (Noel Harrison and Carey Harrison). Peter Michael Aitken and Rees-Williams wed in 1980 and divorced in 1985. He has two sons, (James and Jason Aitken) and is the cousin of her next husband, Jonathan. Jonathan Aitken is her current husband, whom she married on 25 June 2003 and who has three daughters and one son,[2] (Alexandra Aitken, Victoria Aitken, Petrina Khashoggi, and William Aitken).[3]


  1. ^ Elizabeth Rees
  2. ^ Ridley, Yvonne (10 January 1999). "Family rallies round Aitken's secret Khashoggi love child". The Guardian (London). Retrieved 26 March 2010. 
  3. ^ Edwardes, Charlotte; Syal, Rajeev (12 August 2001). "Aitken children in fight to keep share of estate". The Daily Telegraph (London).