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If you followed Hollywood movies back in the 90s, you must have surely heard of star Andie MacDowell. Born as Rosalie Anderson MacDowell, she rose to prominence after her role in the 1989 drama Sex, Lies and Videotape. She has also played important roles in Shortcuts, Four Weddings and a Funeral and the drama television series Cedar Cove. She often makes appearances in interviews and award shows and has discussed her life on and off screen quite a lot. However, you may know very little about her father – Marion St. Pierre MacDowell.

Let us take a look at the life, career, spouse and other details regarding the beautiful Hollywood superstar’s father, Marion St. Pierre MacDowell.

Personal Life

We know very little about the personal life of Marion St. Pierre MacDowell. His obituary states that he was born on March 1, 1925 to parents John William MacDowell and Rainsford Fairbanks Dubose MacDowell. He studied at Gaffney High School and Sewanee: The University of the South and was a veteran on the Second World War.

He had four siblings, brothers Dubose and Vinson and sisters Bayard and Margaret. He died on May 23, 2014 at the age of 89. His memorial service was held on May 31, 2014, at the Episcopal Church of the Epiphany in Newton, North Carolina.


During his lifetime, Marion St. Peter MacDowell married twice. His first wife, Pauline “Paula” Johnston was a music teacher. However, she was an alcoholic, and they separated after a few years. At that time, Andie MacDowell was just six years old. After about a couple of years, Marion MacDowell married Mary Frances Stone, and their marriage lasted till his death in 2014.

Marion St. Pierre MacDowell


Though not much is not known about the career of Marion St. Pierre MacDowell, some sources say that he was a lumber executive. So, he may have been part of a business that deals with lumber, or it could have been his own business. However, there are no further information to clarify his career.

Marion St. Pierre MacDowell


Marion St. Pierre MacDowell had two daughters – Andie MacDowell and Beverly MacDowell from his first wife. His obituary suggests that he had other children – daughter Pauline “Babs” Bayard MacDowell Richard, daughter Julia Dubose Fleming, and son Michael St. Pierre MacDowell of Charlotte. No sources confirm whether their mother’s identity, not their time of birth. He also had a step daughter, Ateá Steele Foster.

Children’s Career

Andie MacDowell is a well-known actress and has played iconic parts in several Hollywood movies. Some of her famous movies include Groundhog Day, Four Weddings and a Funeral, The Object of Beauty and Green Card. She has also won several awards including the 1989 Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards in the Best Actress category.

Her sister Beverly MacDowell has also starred in 2010 movie Valtheri. However, we have no more information regarding her career. Neither do we have any information regarding the paths his other children have taken in life.


Marion St. Pierre MacDowell lived a very normal civilian life, and we know very little about him. He was a business executive, so some details regarding his life has come to light, but most of it is still shrouded in mystery. However, he had been a very supportive father and a loving husband, and supported his family through