Andie MacDowell’s daughter Margaret Qualley takes viewers on an emotional roller coaster in the hit Netflix show Maid

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Margaret Qualley and Rylea Nevaeh Whittet in Maid. (PHOTO: Netflix)
Margaret Qualley and Rylea Nevaeh Whittet in Maid. (PHOTO: Netflix)

It's been described as a love-letter to parenting – a no-holds-barred look at how a mother will do anything for her child, no matter how many curveballs life might throw at her. And Alex Langley has experienced plenty of curveballs: poverty, emotional abuse, depression and a tempestuous mother with mental health issues. But her three-year-old daughter always comes first, no matter how much juggling she has to do.

Alex is the main character in Maid, the Netflix hit that’s resonated with viewers around the world and made a star of Margaret Qualley, who plays the young mom.

The 27-year-old actress says it wasn’t easy getting under Alex’s skin as she doesn’t have kids and by her own admission has lived a charmed existence.

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