Rosalie Anderson MacDowell, born April 21, 1958, better known as Andie MacDowell, is a famous American actress and former fashion model. The most well-known of MacDowell’s acting credits are in romantic comedies and dramas. Since 1986, MacDowell has posed for Calvin Klein and served as a spokesperson for L’Oréal.
|Full Name:||Rosalie Anderson MacDowell|
|Date of Birth:||April 21, 1958|
|Place of Birth:||South Carolina, US|
|State of Origin:||South Carolina|
|Occupation:||Actress & Model|
|Net Worth:||$25 million|
|Husband/Spouse:||Rhett Hartzog, Dennis Quaid (div)|
Early Life and Education
MacDowell was born on April 21, 1958, in Gaffney, South Carolina, to timber executive Marion St. Pierre MacDowell and music instructor Pauline “Paula” Johnston (née Oswald).
Her background comprises English, French, Scottish, Irish, and Welsh, and she has three older sisters.
Her mother was an alcoholic, and when she was six years old, her parents got divorced.
After a year of sobriety, MacDowell’s mother passed away from a heart attack in 1981 at the age of 53. When MacDowell was eight years old, her father remarried, this time to Mary Frances Stone, who had previously been married. This union lasted until his passing.
After graduating from Gaffney High School in 1976, MacDowell spent two years as a student at Winthrop University before briefly relocating to Columbia, South Carolina.
In 1978, MacDowell signed a modeling contract with Elite Model Management in New York City after being discovered by a Wilhelmina Models agent while visiting Los Angeles.
For Vogue magazine and advertisements for Yves Saint Laurent, Vassarette, Armani perfume, Sabeth-Row, Mink International, Anne Klein, and Bill Blass in the early 1980s, respectively, MacDowell modeled.
She made her film debut in 1984 with Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes thanks to several Times Square billboards and national Calvin Klein television commercials that garnered attention.
Glenn Close dubbed MacDowell’s lines in this part because Glenn thought MacDowell’s Southern accent was too strong for her to play Jane.
In St. Elmo’s Fire in 1985, MacDowell played a supporting role as a doctor.
For the cosmetic and haircare firm L’Oréal, MacDowell has made appearances in print and television commercials since 1986.
She appeared in Harrison’s Flowers in 2000. She has acted mostly in independent films and television in more recent years.
She co-starred in the ephemeral ABC Family sitcom Jane by Design in 2012. She acted in the Hallmark Channel family drama Cedar Cove from 2013 to 2015.
The Beach House, a Roger Spottiswoode-directed Hallmark Hall of Fame movie based on a Mary Alice Monroe novel, stars and is produced by MacDowell.
Andie MacDowell Net Worth
Andie MacDowell is a famous American actress and former fashion model, who has a net worth of around the $25 million.
Paul Qualley, a rancher and another former model, and MacDowell got married in 1986. While modeling for Gap commercials, the two met.
They had three children: a son named Justin, two girls named Margaret and Rainey, who was crowned Miss Golden Globe 2012. In 1999, MacDowell and Qualley got divorced.
Following her divorce from Qualley, MacDowell dated actor Dennis Quaid for one year. Through her sister Julia, MacDowell made contact with Rhett Hartzog, a former classmate from high school who she later married on November 10, 2001, in 1999.
Following that, the couple filed for divorce in October 2004. She has lived in Marina del Rey, California, since 2013.