Elizabeth Alice MacGraw is an American actress. She gained attention with her role in the film Goodbye, Columbus , 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 , 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 went on to star in the popular action films The Getaway and Convoy as well as the romantic sports drama Players , the comedy Just Tell Me What You Want , and the historical novel-based television miniseries The Winds of War . In 1991, she published an autobiography, Moving Pictures.
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