Gaffney Senior High School
Played the demanding boss of a young fashion assistant (Erica Dasher) on "Jane by Design" (ABC Family)
Appeared in the romantic comedy "Monte Carlo"
Cast in the remake of "Footloose," based on the 1984 dance drama that starred Kevin Bacon
Starred in the Lifetime TV movie "At Risk"
Joined the ensemble comedy "The Six Wives of Henry Lefay"
Voiced Etta the Hen in the animated feature "Barnyard"
Co-starred with Rosie O'Donnell in the CBS movie "Riding the Bus With My Sister," based on the book about her character's challenging relationship with her developmentally disabled sibling; directed by Anjelica Huston
Appeared in the comedy "Beauty Shop" opposite Queen Latifah
Co-starred in the HBO adaptation of the Pulitzer-winning play "Dinner With Friends"
Cast in featured role as Warren Beatty's vivacious paramour in "Town & Country," which also reteamed her with Keaton
Played the wife of blocked screenwriter Albert Brooks in Brooks' "The Muse"
Profiled in Lifetime's "Intimate Portrait: Andie MacDowell"
Executive produced and co-starred with Andy Garcia in the comedy "Just the Ticket"
Realized her dream of acting with Miss Piggy in "Muppets from Space"
Starred in "Shadrach" with Harvey Keitel
Played Bill Pullman's wife in "The End of the Violence"
Portrayed Michael Keaton's wife in Ramis' "Multiplicity"
Appeared as a skeptical reporter who becomes romantically involved with William Hurt in "Michael"
Headlined Diane Keaton's "Unstrung Heroes" as a dying mother
Co-starred opposite Hugh Grant in the Oscar-nominated Best Picture "Four Weddings and a Funeral"
Played leading lady to Bill Murray in Harold Ramis' "Groundhog Day"
Featured in the ensemble of Robert Altman's "Short Cuts"
Played opposite Bruce Willis in the box-office bomb "Hudson Hawk"
TV acting debut, "A Domestic Dilemma", a segment of HBO's "Women and Men II"
Starred with Gerard Depardieu in the romantic comedy "Green Card"
Landed breakthrough screen role in "sex, lies and videotape"
Feature acting debut with her own voice, "St. Elmo's Fire"
Played Jane in her feature acting debut, "Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes"; her natural Southern accent proved a problem and her dialogue was later dubbed by Glenn Close
Dropped out of college at age 20
Moved to New York City
Signed by Elite Model Managment
Moved to Paris to work as an Elite model
Worked at McDonald's while in high school
Ever since she began her modeling career, MacDowell has been dogged by the false rumor that she was an illegitimate daughter of screen legend Charlie Chaplin.
MacDowell continued modeling throughout her acting career as a spokeswoman for L'Oreal hair products.