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Alexander "Sandy" Marshall has more than forty years' experience as a writer, director, producer, and actor. For twenty-five years he was CEO of Sanmar Productions, Inc., a successful New York-based film company. A two-time Emmy Award-winner (seven nominations), he has also won the Clio Award, Golden Eagle, Gold medals at the New York Film & TV Festival, and a dozen international awards. His Emmy Award-winning film, The Revenge of the Sons of the Desert was released on The Laurel & Hardy Collection Volume 1 by Twentieth Century Fox in 2006. His play And in the End: The Death and Life of John Lennon received critical acclaim for productions in Great Britain and Australia. In 2009, he produced the shows Carny Trash, Short Guys with Glasses, and Fooling Buddha. Sandy is also a lyricist, and collaborates with his talented wife, Susan Palmer Marshall. He wrote The Remember Project as a companion book to their 9-11 tribute-CD, Remember. No stranger to magic, Sandy is related to two Deans of the Society of American Magicians: his grandfather Al Baker and his father Jay Marshall. Sandy divides his time between New York City and Chicago writing, producing, and creating magic. His column, "Sandy's Rants" appears in The Newest Tops (www.topsmag.com). He is guest professor at Syracuse University, an avid Cubs fan, and insists anybody can have a bad century.
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