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Andy Tennant

Andy Tennant helmed the romantic comedy adventure Fool's Gold, starring Matthew McConaughey and Kate Hudson, and prior to that, the worldwide blockbuster Hitch, starring Will Smith. Prior to that, he directed the popular romantic comedy Sweet Home Alabama starring Reese Witherspoon. Tennant also co-wrote and directed the romantic adventure Ever After starring Drew Barrymore, Dougray Scott and Angelica Huston. In 1999, Tennant directed Jodie Foster and Chow Yun-Fat in Anna and the King, which received two Academy Award nominations.

A native of Chicago, Tennant studied theatre under John Houseman at the University of Southern California. For television he directed such hits as The Wonder Years, Parker Lewis Can't Loose and The Adventures of Brisco County Jr. He made his feature film directing debut with It Takes Two and subsequently directed Matthew Perry and Salma Hayek in Fools Rush In.

Tennant has several projects in development with his company Film Buff Productions.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2010.
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Andy Tennant Facts

BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, USA

Selected Filmography

Ever After: A Cinderella Story
Wild Oats
Fools Rush In
Fool's Gold
Sweet Home Alabama
It Takes Two
The Bounty Hunter
Ever After
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