Andie MacDowell

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Rosalie Anderson MacDowell
  • Birth Place: Gaffney, South Carolina, United States
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 04/21/1958, Taurus
  • Profession: Actor; model
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Andie MacDowell Fast Facts:
  • Goes by Rose or Rosie to family and close friends.
  • Dropped out of Winthrop University and moved to New York in order to pursue a modeling career.
  • First big modeling break was a series of Calvin Klein jeans commercials in 1983.
  • Played Jane in Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes in her big-screen debut only to have her lines dubbed over by Glenn Close due to MacDowell's thick southern accent.
  • Signed as a spokesperson with L'Oreal cosmetics in 1986.
  • Won the Independent Spirit Award and Los Angeles Film Critics Association awards for Best Actress for her breakthrough role as a repressed wife in 1989's Sex, Lies, and Videotape.
  • Made her debut as an executive producer with the comedy Just the Ticket (1998), in which she also starred.
  • Received Winthrop University's Medal of Honor in the Arts in 2004.
  • Sponsors separate summer camps for children with diabetes, cancer and asthma.
  • Andie MacDowell Relationships:
  • Frances MacDowell - Stepmother
  • Beverly MacDowell - Sister
  • Kevin Geagan - Ex-fiancé
  • Rainey Qualley - Daughter
  • Marion MacDowall - Father
  • Paul Qualley - Ex-husband
  • Justin Qualley - Son
  • Sarah Margaret Qualley - Daughter
  • Babs Rogers Richard - Sister
  • Paula MacDowell - Mother
  • Julia MacDowell Fleming - Sister
  • Rhett Hartzog - Ex-husband
  • Andie MacDowell Awards:
  • 1990 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama - Nominee
  • 1997 César Awards: Honorary César - Winner
  • 1991 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
  • 1995 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
  • College:
  • Attended Winthrop College, Rock Hill, South Carolina, United States

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