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Ali MacGraw

Actress
Female
Born Apr 1, 1939

Elizabeth Alice "Ali" MacGraw is an American actress. She first gained attention for her role in Goodbye, Columbus in 1969, for which she won a Golden Globe Award, followed by Love Story in 1970, for which she received an Academy Award nomination and won a second Golden Globe. She married actor Steve McQueen in 1973, after appearing with him in the 1972 film The Getaway.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1939 Birth Born on April 1, 1939.

TWENTIES

1960 21 Years Old Beginning in 1960, MacGraw spent six years working at Harper's Bazaar magazine as a photographic assistant to fashion maven Diana Vreeland. … Read More

THIRTIES

1969 30 Years Old 1 More Event
MacGraw started her acting career in television commercials, including one for the Polaroid Swinger camera. MacGraw gained critical notice in the 1969 film Goodbye, Columbus, but real stardom came in 1970 when she starred opposite Ryan O'Neal in Love Story, one of the highest grossing films in U.S. history. … Read More
1971 32 Years Old In 1971, she was on fashion writer Richard Blackwell's worst-dressed list.
…  In 1972, MacGraw was voted the top female box office star in the world and was honored with a hands and footprints ceremony at Grauman's Chinese Theatre. … Read More
1978 39 Years Old Having taken a five-year break from acting, in 1978 MacGraw re-emerged in another box office hit, Convoy (1978), opposite Kris Kristofferson. … Read More

FORTIES

1983 44 Years Old In 1983, MacGraw starred in the highly successful television miniseries The Winds of War.
1984 45 Years Old In 1984, MacGraw joined hit ABC prime-time soap opera Dynasty as Lady Ashley Mitchell, which, she admitted in a 2011 interview, she did for the money.
1985 46 Years Old She appeared in 14 episodes of the show before her character was killed off in the infamous "Moldavian wedding massacre" cliffhanger episode in 1985.

FIFTIES

1991 52 Years Old In 1991, People magazine chose her as one of the "50 Most Beautiful People" in the World. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

2006 67 Years Old 1 More Event
MacGraw made her Broadway theatre debut in New York City in 2006 as a dysfunctional matriarch in the drama Festen (The Celebration).
2008 69 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2008 GQ magazine listed her in their "Sexiest 25 Women in Film Ever" edition.
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