Ali MacGraw is one of the famous Movie Actress, who was born on the memorable day of April 1 in the year 1939. Hailing from the vibrant city of New York, Ali MacGraw is a proud citizen of United States.
She played a dying girl named Jenny Cavilleri in the 1970 film Love Story, and also appeared in Convoy, The Winds of War, and The Getaway.
Over the years, not only have skills been honed, but a significant impact has also been made in the professional field. Whether it's through work, public appearances, or contributions to the community, Ali MacGraw continues to be an inspiration for many.
Details about Ali MacGraw
Choate Rosemary Hall; Wellesley College
She worked as a photographic assistant at Harper’s Bazaar magazine.
She was first noticed in 1969 film Goodbye, Columbus before she hit fame acting alongside Ryan O’Neil.
She married Robert Evansin 1969; the couple had a son Josh in 1971 and divorced the following year. She was married to Steve McQueen from 1973 to 1978.
Ali MacGraw Timeline
Beginning in 1960, MacGraw spent six years working at Harper's Bazaar magazine as a photographic assistant to fashion maven Diana Vreeland.
She gained attention with her role in the film Goodbye, Columbus (1969), for which she won the Golden Globe Award for Most Promising Newcomer.
She gained an international profile for her role in the film Love Story (1970), for which she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress and won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama.
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 after having been in just three films.
She married McQueen on July 12, 1973, in Cheyenne, Wyoming, and divorced him in August 1978.
She played the female lead in Convoy (1978) and headlined the romantic sports drama Players (1979), the comedy Just Tell Me What You Want (1980), and appeared in the historical novel-based television miniseries The Winds of War (1983).
She then appeared in the films Players (1979) and Just Tell Me What You Want (1980), directed by Sidney Lumet.
In 1983, MacGraw starred in the highly successful television miniseries The Winds of War.
In 1985, 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.
She also hosted segments for the Encore Love Stories premium cable network in the late 1990s and 2000s.
In 1991, she published an autobiography, Moving Pictures.
MacGraw has lived in Tesuque, New Mexico, since 1994, after the house she rented in Malibu was destroyed by a fire.
When former husband Evans received his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2002, she accompanied him.
MacGraw made her Broadway theater debut in New York City in 2006 as a dysfunctional matriarch in the drama Festen (The Celebration).
The impact of this bestselling video was such that in June 2007, Vanity Fair magazine credited MacGraw with being one of the people responsible for the practice's recent popularity in the United States.
In 2008, GQ magazine listed her in their "Sexiest 25 Women in Film Ever" edition.
Their grandson Jackson was born in December 2010 to Josh and his wife, singer Roxy Saint.
In 2016, MacGraw reunited with Ryan O'Neal in a staging of A.
Gurney's play Love Letters, which toured the US and UK through 2017.
After Evans' 2019 death, MacGraw told The Hollywood Reporter, "Our son, Joshua, and I will miss Bob tremendously, and we are so very proud of his enormous contribution to the film industry." Evans told Vanity Fair in 2010 that during the last four decades of his life, MacGraw had been a good friend to him.
In February 2021, MacGraw and O'Neal were honored with stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, nearly 50 years after the release of Love Story.