Born on April 1: Ali MacGraw, aka Jenny from “Love Story”

Ali MacGraw in 1972

Today I am starting a new series, celebrating Jewish people in the film industry on their birthday, one person a day.

Ali MacGraw is 81 years old today. She is most known for her role as Jenny in the 1970 hit movie “Love Story” (DVD, BluRay, PrimeVideo). Before this movie she played a Jewish woman in “Goodbye, Columbus” (DVD, PrimeVideo) made from Philip Roth’s novel. Here is a quote about her Jewish background: “MacGraw disclosed in 2011 that her mother was Jewish, but her mother never told her bigoted non-Jewish father that she was Jewish.

Check her IMDB or Wikipedia page for more information. 

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