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Jay Sandrich

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Born: February 24, 1932 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, USA Profession: Director ...


Director (feature film)

Neil Simon's "London Suite" (1996) as Director
The movie, based on Neil Simon's play of the same name, follows a series of misadventures that take place in an English luxury hotel on the same day. Some of the interwoven vignettes include a bride who misplaces her new husband on their honeymoon, a couple whose vacation plans are disrupted when th
For Richer, For Poorer (1992) as Director
A successful businessman purposely goes bankrupt in order to experience the challenge of starting out all over again.
Seems Like Old Times (1980) as Director
A liberal lady lawyer tries to hide her ex-husband when he's wrongly accused of bank robbery.
What Are Best Friends For? (1973) as Director
An amiable comedy about the determined efforts of a married couple to find a girl for their recently divorced best friend.
Crooked Hearts, The (1972) as Director
A charming but somewhat larcenous widow attempts to snare a rich bachelor through a lonely hearts club, but her scheme boomerangs into a deadly cat-and-mouse game. This marked the TV-movie debut of both Rosalind Russell and Douglas Fairbanks Jr., and was sadly also Russell's last film role.
X-15 (1961) as Assistant Director
An examination of the lives of X-15 rocket-plane test pilots, who put themselves in danger on every test run.

Producer (feature film)

For Richer, For Poorer (1992) as Co-Producer
A successful businessman purposely goes bankrupt in order to experience the challenge of starting out all over again.

Director (special)

Man Who Came to Dinner, The (2000) as Director
Presentation of the Roundabout Theater Company's Broadway production of "The Man Who Came to Dinner," the story of a famous, irascible, big-city radio personality (based on Alexander Woolcott) who is forced by injury to spend several weeks in the home of an unassuming Midwest middle-class family. Th
Time Warner Presents the Earth Day Special (1990) as Segment Director
A special in which prominent celebrities of film, television, sports, and music join together to publicize the global crisis of pollution, starvation, and resource shortage under the sponsorship of giant media conglomerate Time Warner.
Piece of Cake (1990) as Director
A comedy pilot in which two brothers-in-law run a bakery together despite their strong personality differences.
Oh Henry! (1989) as Director
An old-fashioned father of two struggles to make a go of his fast-food restaurant, the Bayou Burger.
Johnsons Are Home, The (1988) as Director
A story about a Minneapolis family living a slightly cracked version of domestic bliss.
Packy (1987) as Director
The special relates the story of a pushy theatrical agent with a poor self image who dies and goes to meet his maker -- a God with a lot of razzmatazz.
Staff of "Life", The (1985) as Director
A behind-the-scenes look at "Life," a television soap opera, as seen through the eyes of Barry Cooper and his ex-wife, Joanna, the head writers. In the pilot episode, Barry schemes to prevent Joanna from keeping a date with another man.
Side By Side (1984) as Director
The story, set in Chicago, follows events in the lives of Harry Deegan, a shipping affairs supervisor for McCloskey's, and his longtime friend and tenant, Joey Caruso, a shipping clerk. In the pilot episode, Harry seeks to better his position in life by pursuing a job at a rival shipping company.
Earthlings, The (1984) as Director
During the first flight of the Destiny, a space shuttle, the engines malfunction and the crew and passengers are marooned on a distant planet. The proposed series was to relate their adventures as they attempt to repair their craft and find their way back to Earth. The pilot episode depicts how the
Adams House (1983) as Director
The experiences of Chris Bennett, a social worker attached to the Adams House Community Center in Chicago. In the pilot episode, Chris tries to help Frank Gallagher, a despondent old man who refuses to move from his house, which is slated for demolition.
Fog (1981) as Director
When the radar fails and the luxury liner Queen of the Seas rams into and destroys two submarines, its skipper, Jack Drummond, is demoted and assigned to captain the SS Sangina, a 40-year-old freighter. Drummond's attempts to redeem himself with the maritime board and once again command the fabled
Susan and Sam (1977) as Director
The romantic misadventures of Susan Foster and Sam Denton, magazine writers who find their romance is floundering on the rocks of professional competition and vastly different tastes. In the pilot episode, the two fight over whose apartment the other should move in to, since neither of them wants to
Three Times Daley (1976) as Director
The comic adventures of Bob Daley, a divorced newspaper columnist, his son West, and his father Alex -- three generations of one family trying to live together under the same roof.
Maureen (1976) as Director
The story of Maureen Langaree, a middle-aged department store lingerie saleswoman. In the pilot episode, Maureen, who has always lived her life to help others, seeks to change her boring, monotonous routine by taking a trip to the Virgin Islands, over the objections of her mother, her boss, and her
Wives (1975) as Director
The story revolves around the daily routines and misadventures of five married women.
Harry and Maggie (1975) as Director
A story of clashing lifestyles as seen through the bickering relationship of Harry Kellogg, a grumpy Iowa widower, and Maggie Sturdivant, his aggressive, flamboyant, and sophisticated sister-in-law who lives with him and takes charge of his life. In the pilot episode, Harry attempts to arrange a rom
Lily Tomlin Special, The (1975) as Director
Various comedy sketches conceived and performed by Lily Tomlin and friends.
To Sir, With Love (1974) as Director
The adventures of Paul Cameron, an idealistic American exchange teacher in London. In the pilot episode, Paul faces his first crisis when Trevor, one of his students, steals a horse to save it from its certain demise at the glue factory.
We'll Get By (1974) as Director
The story of George and Liz Platt, a suburban New Jersey couple, and their three bright but mischievous children. In the pilot episode, George and Liz face a family crisis when their children uncover a long-kept family secret -- the fact that the eldest son was on the way before his parents' wedding
Friends and Lovers (1974) as Director
The story of Robert Dreyfuss, a young bachelor and bass violinist with the Boston Symphony Orchestra. The pilot film establishes the storyline with Robert auditioning for his prospective employers.
Bachelor at Law (1973) as Director
The misadventures of Ben Sikes, a recent law school graduate, as he begins his career as an attorney.

Cast (special)

Cosby Show: A Look Back, The (2002) as Interviewee
Clip-based special celebrating "The Cosby Show," ten years after the series left the air. The six-time Emmy Award-winning series premiered on NBC on September 20, 1984 at a time when the comedy series format was declared moribund. The genre was revived when the series debuted and went on to become o

Writer (short)

Subject: Narcotics (1951)
A round-up of drug addicts reveals the perils of experimenting with marijuana in this short film.

Assistant Direction (short)

Subject: Narcotics (1951)
A round-up of drug addicts reveals the perils of experimenting with marijuana in this short film.

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