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      Andy Sidaris

      Andy Sidaris

      Highest Rated: 29% Two Minute Warning (1976)

      Lowest Rated: 25% Hard Ticket to Hawaii (1987)

      Birthday: Feb 20, 1931

      Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA

      Andy Sidaris was a revolutionary sports programming director who eventually went on to direct a series of B-movies starring several "Playboy" and "Penthouse" models. Born in Chicago but raised in Shreveport, Louisiana, Sidaris always had a passion for sports and began working as a sports television director for ABC in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Sidaris won an Emmy for his directorial work during the 1968 Summer Olympics, but was more recognized for his work on "Monday Night Football." During sports broadcasts Sidaris would randomly cut to attractive women in the stands and cheerleaders on the sidelines during breaks in the action in what would forever be known as the "honey shot." Sidaris left sports programming in the late 1970s in order to write, direct, and produce his own films, which bordered on softcore pornography and always featured bikini-clad women toting heavy weaponry. Sidaris's films during the 1980s and 1990s became known as the "Bullets, Bombs, and Babes" series and would later be known as the "L.E.T.H.A.L." series. Sidaris would often call upon busty actresses and models like Julie Strain, Roberta Vasquez, and Dona Speir for action films like "Hard Ticket to Hawaii," "Savage Beach," and "Fit to Kill." Sidaris stoped directing films in 1998 but would occasionally appear as an actor in guest roles mainly in the erotic parody film series, "The Bare Wench Project" during the 2000s until his death due to throat cancer at the age of 76.

      Highest rated movies

      Two Minute Warning poster
      Two Minute Warning
      Hard Ticket to Hawaii poster
      Hard Ticket to Hawaii

      Filmography

      Movies

      Credit
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Bare Wench Project Unknown (Character) - 1999
      No Score Yet 29% Return to Savage Beach Director,
      Writer
      - 1998
      No Score Yet 47% Day of the Warrior Director,
      Screenwriter
      - 1997
      No Score Yet 38% Fit to Kill Director,
      Screenwriter
      - 1993
      No Score Yet 29% Hard Hunted Director,
      Screenwriter,
      Producer
      - 1992
      No Score Yet 41% Do or Die Director,
      Screenwriter
      - 1991
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Doublecrossed Director - 1991
      No Score Yet 23% Guns Director,
      Screenwriter
      - 1990
      No Score Yet 34% Savage Beach Director,
      Screenwriter
      - 1989
      No Score Yet 34% Picasso Trigger Director - 1988
      25% 45% Hard Ticket to Hawaii Whitey (Character),
      Director,
      Screenwriter
      - 1987
      No Score Yet 32% Malibu Express Director,
      Screenwriter,
      Producer
      - 1985
      No Score Yet 71% Seven Director,
      Producer
      - 1979
      29% 42% Two Minute Warning TV Director (Character) - 1976
      No Score Yet 20% Stacey Director - 1973
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Racing Scene Director - 1969

      TV

      Credit
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries Director 1977
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Kojak Director 1975