Andy Fickman

Andy Fickman is an American film director, film producer, screenwriter, television director, television producer, and theatre director. His credits as a theater director include the premiere of the Reefer Madness! musical,[1] the first Los Angeles production of the play Jewtopia,[2] and the Los Angeles, Off-Broadway and London productions of Heathers: The Musical.

He made his screen directing debut in 2002 with the teen sex comedy Who's Your Daddy?. The film was released directly to DVD in 2005.

He is currently the director and producer of Internet Icon on YouTube, as well as the CBS sitcom Kevin Can Wait. He also has a production company entitled Oops Doughnuts Productions.[3]

Personal life

Fickman, who originates from Midland, Texas,[4] moved with his family to Houston in 1974, and went to Lee High School (Houston, Texas).[5] Fickman is a graduate of Texas Tech University[6][7] and a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity.[8] He was raised in Conservative Judaism.[9] In 2013, he was honored with the Alumni of the Year award by United Synagogue Youth.

On October 8, 2016, Fickman married Kristen Elizabeth Gura, aunt of Georgetown Phantoms business manager Gaby Gura, in Kristen's hometown of Rochester, Minnesota.

Filmography

Films

Year Title Director Producer Writer Production Executive Notes
1990 Funny About Love No No No Yes
1991 Another You No No No Yes
1993 Hocus Pocus No No No Yes
1995 Man of the House No No No Yes
1997 Anaconda No Yes No No Associate producer
2002 Who's Your Daddy? Yes No Yes No
2006 She's the Man Yes No No No
2007 The Game Plan Yes No No No
2009 Race to Witch Mountain Yes No No No
2010 You Again Yes Yes No No
2012 Jewtopia No Yes No No
Parental Guidance Yes No No No
2015 Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 Yes No No No
Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse No Yes No No
2019 Playing with Fire Yes No No No

Television

Year Title Director Executive Producer Production Executive Notes
1993 Gypsy No No Yes TV Movie
2005 Reefer Madness: The Movie Musical Yes Yes No
2007 Aliens in America Yes No No 1 episode
2011 Hellcats Yes No No
2012 Internet Icon No Yes No 9 episodes
2013–2017 Liv and Maddie Yes Yes No Directed 32 episodes
2015 Austin & Ally Yes No No 1 episode
2016 Recovery Road Yes No No
The Odd Couple Yes No No
2016–2018 Kevin Can Wait Yes Yes No All episodes
2019 No Good Nick Yes No No 4 episodes

References

  1. "Foley, Kathleen. "Stop Laughing--This is Serious." Los Angeles Times 20 July 2000". Archived from the original on 27 April 2009. Retrieved 2009-05-21.
  2. "Jewtopia Florida Production". JEWTOPIA. Archived from the original on 2005-05-11. Retrieved 2009-04-23.
  3. "Andy Fickman". Variety.
  4. Temple, Georgia (March 16, 2006). "She's the man". Midland Reporter-Telegram. Retrieved February 13, 2019.
  5. Samuels, Jeanne F. (September 20, 2007). "A Winning Team: Andy Fickman Directs "The Game Plan"". Jewish Herald-Voice. Retrieved February 13, 2019.
  6. "1981-2008 Outstanding Alumni". Texas Tech University. Retrieved February 13, 2019.
  7. "Andy Fickman". Texas Tech University. Archived from the original on March 8, 2012. Retrieved February 17, 2009.
  8. Texas Tech University - La Ventana. La Ventana. 1987. p. 353. Retrieved February 13, 2019.
  9. Mann, Iris (November 21, 2012). "Holiday films that provoke, (and Some Just for Fun) | Hollywood". Jewish Journal. Retrieved November 17, 2013.
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