Annette managed to survive Auschwitz , where her mother died, and left Poland forever for France. That initiative was soon followed by the requirement that all Jewish children over the age of twelve wear white armbands with a blue Star of David imprinted for visual identification. After he was expelled, he would not be allowed to enter another classroom for the next six years. He watched as his father was taken away.
Pierre MacDowell, a lumber executive. Graffiti from her childhood visits are preserved in an upstairs bedroom closet. Her mother was an alcoholic and her parents divorced when she was six years old. Her mother died prematurely at the age of A series of billboards in Times Square and national television commercials for Calvin Klein drew attention to her and led to her film debut in Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes , a role in which her lines were dubbed by Glenn Close because her Southern accent was too pronounced for her to play the role of an Englishwoman. MacDowell studied method acting with teachers from the Actors Studio , in addition to working privately with the renowned coach Harold Guskin.