Ten fun facts about Andie MacDowell


Fact 1
A Wilhelmina Models representative spotted Andie while she was on a trip to Los Angeles. She eventually got sighed-up by the agency.

Fact 2
MacDowell’s family owned an Antebellum period summer-house in Arden, North Carolina. It is now a bed-and-breakfast and is named the “Blake House Inn”. An upstairs bedroom closet has graffiti from all her childhood visits.

Fact 3
In the early part of the 1980’s, Andie was a Vogue magazine model. She also appeared in Yves Saint Laurent, Armani perfume, Vassarette, Mink International and Sabeth-Row ad campaigns.


Fact 4
National television commercials and billboards in Times Square for Calvin Klein attracted the attention of movie producers. It led to her bagging her debut role in the 1984 film “Greystroke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes”.

Fact 5
Since Andie had a very pronounced Southern accent, her lines in her debut film were dubbed by Glenn Close.

Fact 6
Soon after her debut film, Andie went on to studying method acting at the Actors Studio. She also has a personal acting coach – Harold Guskin.

Fact 7
Her 1990’s films brought her stardom. Movies such as the 1993 comedy “Groundhog Day”, the 1994 film “Four Weddings and a Funeral” catapulted her into the Hollywood limelight.

Fact 8
With her stunning looks, MacDowell has been appearing in L’Oreal television and print ads since1986.

Fact 9
Andie met rancher and former model, Paul Qualley while they both were modeling for Gap ads. They were married from 1986-1999.

Fact 10
Hallmark Channel will be launching it’s first-ever prime-time television series “Cedar Cove” in 2013. Andie MacDowell will be starring in the production that is slated to start shooting in Mid-June.


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