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Biography #2 (for Hitch)

Andy Tennant most recently helmed 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 including Being Booey and a thriller to be shot in Spain, which is a co-production with Julia Roberts' Red Om Films.

Bio courtesy Sony Pictures Entertainment for "Hitch" (12-Mar-2005)

Biography #3

Andy Tennant most recently directed and co-wrote the worldwide critical and box-office hit Ever After. The sweeping romantic epic, starring Drew Barrymore, was based on the classic tale of Cinderella.

Tennant made his feature film directorial debut with It Takes Two, starring Kirstie Alley, Steve Guttenberg and twins Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen. Tennant's second feature, the romantic comedy Fools Rush In, starred Matthew Perry and Salma Hayek.

Born in Chicago, Tennant studied theater under John Houseman at the University of Southern California. A former dancer, Tennant appeared in the blockbuster film Grease, with John Travolta. He then became a scriptwriter on television films such as Moving Target and What She Doesn't Know.

Tennant directed the television films The Amy Fisher Story, starring Drew Barrymore, Desperate Choices and Keep the Change, an adult drama starring William Peterson, Jack Palance, Buck Henry and Lolita Davidovich.

He previously directed multiple episodes of the series Wonder Years, followed by Parker Lewis Can't Lose, The Adventures of Brisco County Jr. and The Byrds of Paradise. His television pilot credits include the popular science-fiction series Sliders as well as Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure.

updated 18-Aug-2002