Book, "The Camino: A Journey of the Spirit".
2 Biographical Movies |
8 Print Biographies |
11 Interviews |
14 Articles |
10 Pictorials |
24 Magazine Cover Photos |
5' 7" (1.7 m)
Did You Know?
I think in my 40s, right around the time of The Turning Point
(1977), that I began to address myself more to the future. See, I wasn't afraid of getting old, because I never had the problems the other actresses my age had. I was never a great beauty. I was never a sex symbol. I did, however, have great legs, because I was a dancer. But I didn't have that baggage. I wasn't interested in my stature...
In her book, "My Lucky Stars", MacLaine wrote that before production on My Geisha
(1962) began, Yves Montand
bet her husband, Steve Parker
, that he could seduce her. Parker, whom MacLaine learned later, was having an affair at the time, took Montand up on the bet; Montand won.
Her trademark theme song, taken from the movie, Sweet Charity
(1969), is "If My Friends Could See Me Now". It is usually the music that accompanies her when she makes entrances on talk shows.