Harper's Bazaar Magazine, and later went in front of the camera as a fashion model. In 1961 she found measure of stardom in Goodbye Columbus, but her "fame" happened in 1970 in Love Story, for which she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress.
MacGraw speaks about love & relationships and has said in an interview she did for Vanity Fair "I'm an incredible romantic- it runs me"
Above all things, this woman (to me) was a fashion icon. From the research i have done, every girl in America in the early '70's wanted to look like Ali MacGraw.
Apparently the 10 top-office names in 1971 were nine men and one woman. That one woman was Ali MacGraw. She became a STAR overnight.
This lady was my pick of the month ;-)))