More Andie MacDowell Bios & Profiles
Biography #2 (for Beauty Shop)Andie MacDowell has established herself as an accomplished actress in a career that shows no signs of slowing down – her undeniable charm and talent have resulted in worldwide recognition. Busy as ever, MacDowell will next be seen in the CBS telepic Riding the Bus with My Sister directed by Anjelica Huston. She also recently finished production on the independent feature Tara Road directed by Gillies MacKinnon, and will be heard as the voice of Etta the hen in Barnyard.
Previously, MacDowell starred as a single woman who met regularly with her girlfriends to swap stories about their love lives, or lack thereof, in the film Crush, which made its American debut at the 2002 Sundance Film Festival. She also starred in the poignant drama Harrison's Flowers, about photojournalists behind the scenes in the war-torn Balkans, with Adrien Brody. She earned praise for her performance in the Emmy-nominated HBO original film Dinner with Friends.
She first received critical acclaim and accolades for her performance as a repressed young wife in Steven Soderbergh's sex, lies and videotape. The film won the Palme d'or at Cannes and garnered MacDowell the Los Angeles Film Critics Award for Best Actress as well as a Golden Globe nomination. Additionally, she was presented with the coveted Cesar D'Honneur for her body of work and the Golden Kamera Award from Germany's Horzu Publications. MacDowell earned the title of #1 female box-office draw worldwide with her performances in the smash hit romantic comedy Four Weddings and a Funeral and the western Bad Girls with Drew Barrymore. She also starred in the holiday classic Groundhog Day with Bill Murray.
In other comedies MacDowell continued to partner with top leading men, including Gerard Depardieu in Green Card, for which she earned another Golden Globe nomination, Michael Keaton in Multiplicity, and John Travolta in Michael.
Her dramatic performances include End of Violence, directed by Wim Wenders, which was selected to screen at the opening of the 50th Anniversary of the Cannes Film Festival in 1998. In addition, she appeared in The Player and Short Cuts, both directed by Robert Altman; Unstrung Heroes, directed by Diane Keaton; and the ever popular St. Elmo's Fire.
Bio courtesy MGM for "Beauty Shop" (07-May-2005)
Biography #3 (for Unstrung Heroes)Andie MacDowell first received wide acclaim, including the Los Angeles Critics' Best Actress Award and a Golden Globe Award nomination, for her performance as the repressed young wife in Steven Soderbergh's sex, lies and videotape a film that received top honors at the 1989 Cannes Film Festival.
MacDowell received a 1990 Golden Globe Award nomination for her role in Touchstone Picture's hit comedy Green Card, directed by Peter Weir and co-starring G rard Depardieu. In 1991, she starred opposite John Malkovich in The Object of Beauty and that same year, appeared in her first action-comedy Hudson Hawk.
MacDowell also starred opposite Bill Murray in Harold Ramis' hit comedy, Groundhog Day in 1993 and co-starred in Robert Altman's Short Cuts. She first worked with Robert Altman when she made an appearance in The Player.
Her 1984 film debut was in Hugh Hudson's Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes, followed by an appearance in Joel Schumacher's St. Elmo's Fire.
MacDowell's most recent films include the hits Four Weddings and a Funeral, and Bad Girls, which collectively made her the highest grossing female star at the box office for 1994.
Bio courtesy Hollywood Pictures for "Unstrung Heroes" (04-Aug-2002)