In the early 1980s, Andie modelled for Vogue Magazine and appeared in ad campaigns for Yves Saint Laurent, Vassarette, Armani Perfume, Calvin Klein, Anne Klein,… Sabeth-Row, Mink International and Bill Blass. She has worked with esteemed photographers including Bruce Weber, Richard Avdeon, Helmut Newton, Irving Penn and Herb Ritts.
Andie has starred and performed in numerous films including Green Card, Sex, Lies and Videotape, St. Elmo’s Fire, Groundhog Day and Four Weddings and a Funeral. She also has served as a spokesperson for L’Oreal since 1986.
Andie currently stars as Gray Chandler Murray on the TV series Jane By Design and as Judge Olivia Lockart on Cedar Cove. Reference
Andie MacDowell was born Rosalie Anderson MacDowell on April 21, 1958 in Gaffney, South Carolina, to Pauline Johnston (Oswald), a music teacher, and Marion St. Pierre MacDowell, a lumber executive. She was enrolled at Winthrop College located in Rock Hill, South Carolina. Initially discovered by a rep from Wilhelmina Models while on a trip to Los Angeles. Later signed on with Elite Model Management in New York City in 1978. Made debut film appearance in Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes (1984). Went on to study method acting at the Actors Studio. Had commercial success with performances in Harold Ramis’s Groundhog Day (1993) and Mike Newell’s Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994).
– IMDb Mini Biography By: anonymous
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