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Sandy Fries is an American writer and journalist.
Born in New York City, Fries had always been interested in writing and thus joined Clark University where he received his B.A. in Journalism and graduated Phi Beta Kappa. He then joined Columbia University where he got his M.S. Degree in Journalism. While there, Sandy was even awarded with an NBC Fellowship.
After completing his studies, Sandy moved to California where he worked for Young and RUbicam Advertising. He then delved into writing for TV shows and penned episodes of "Diff'rent Strokes", "The Smurfs", and the highly popular "Star Trek: The Next Generation". It was during this time that Sandy joined the Rankin/Bass family and wrote for ThunderCats as well.
Currently, Sandy Fries works as an associate professor of mass communication and writing at the College of Dupage in Chicago.
Notes of Interest[edit | edit source]
- Was nominated for an Emmy for his work on "The Smurfs" as Outstanding Animated Program in 1985.
- When he was ten years old, he said he wanted to be Walter Cronkite when he grew up.
- His last name Fries is pronounced "freeze".
- Did journalism interviews with President Jimmy Carter, President Gerald Ford, President Bill Clinton, and former head of CIA William Colby