MacGraw, Ali

1960s-70s star of “Goodbye Columbus”, “Love Story”, “The Getaway”, etc.

Price: $15.00

Description:
(b. 1939) American actress, first gained attention for “Goodbye, Columbus” (1969), for which she won a Golden Globe Award, followed by “Love Story” in 1970, for which she received an Oscar nomination and won a 2nd Golden Globe. She married actor Steve McQueen in 1973, after appearing with him in the 1972 film “The Getaway”. After that, MacGraw did not make another film for 6 years and later retired from show business. MacGraw began working in 1960 as a photographic assistant to Diana Vreeland at Harper's Bazaar, where she stayed for 6 years. She worked at Vogue as a fashion model, and as a photographer's stylist. She started her acting career in TV commercials, gained critical notice in “Goodbye, Columbus”, but real stardom came in 1970 with one of the highest grossing films in history, “Love Story”, for which she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress. She married her 2nd husband, film producer Robert Evans, in 1969. They divorced in 1972 after MacGraw began an affair with actor Steve McQueen while filming “The Getaway”. She and McQueen were married in 1973 and divorced in 1978. Following “Love Story”, she was featured on the cover of Time magazine. In 1972, after appearing in just 4 films, she had her footprints and autograph embedded in cement at Grauman's Chinese Theatre. That same year, she co-starred in the action adventure film “The Getaway” with Steve McQueen. She re-emerged in the films “Convoy” (1978), “Players” (1979), “Just Tell Me What You Want” (1980), and then the 1983 TV miniseries “China Rose” and “The Winds of War”. In 1984, she joined the hit ABC prime-time soap opera “Dynasty” as Lady Ashley Mitchell, appearing in 14 episodes before her character was eliminated in the infamous "Moldavian wedding massacre" cliffhanger episode in 1985. In 1991, People magazine chose her as one of the "50 Most Beautiful People" in the World. In 2008 GQ magazine listed her in their "Sexiest 25 Women in Film Ever" edition for her 1972 role in “The Getaway”. 10 x 8 vintage ISP, glossy b&w standing portrait of the actress inscribed and signed "For Joe - best wishes and peace - Ali MacGraw".

Condition: Very good
Type:Photograph






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