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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 lifeEdit

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.[citation needed]

On October 8, 2016, Fickman married Kristen Elizabeth Gura in her hometown of Rochester, Minnesota.[citation needed]


Fickman has also directed one episode each of the television series Aliens in America (2007) and Hellcats (2011). He has also directed numerous episodes of Liv and Maddie (2013–2017), also serving as an executive producer.


  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.
  10. ^ "Andy Fickman Going All the Way With 'Lysistrata Jones'". Variety. 2013-06-20. Retrieved 2013-11-17.
  11. ^ 3 Like0 Dislike0 Feb 23, 2010 by Courtney O. (2010-02-23). "Andy Fickman to Direct The Undomestic Goddess". Retrieved 2013-11-17.

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