Andrew Alexander's Successful Career in Production and Comedy

Andrew Alexander is a widely known talented comedian, television, film and theatre producer. The award-winning producer is a native of London, England. Over the years, Alexander has built a successful career that has elicited great admiration from his peers. His work in comedy and production has inspired thousands of young individuals within the entertainment industry. The avid and voracious Andrew is the co-owner, CEO and Executive producer of The Second City. He is a strategic leader and has been instrumental in creating a formidable brand and a comedy empire with a global reputation and admiration. With Alexander at the helm, the Second City has been able to own its training centers, theatres and initiated its outreach programs that have nurtured unique talents and heightened standards of North America’s comedic theatre.

Through his professional career, Andrew Alexander has partnered and produced with globally recognized industry gurus such as John Candy, Mike Myers, Shelley Long and Dan Aykroyd. He has also worked with international networks such as HBO, NBC, CBC and Showtime. Through his passion for comedy, Andrew Alexander established the Harold Ramis Film School, which deals exclusively with comedy and the first of its kind in the world. Philanthropically, Alexander started the Second City Alumni Fund, which raises funds to support alumni deal with financial and health issues. He is also a board chair of the Gilda’s Club Greater Toronto, a charitable trust that backs education, social interaction for people affected by cancer. With a decades-long career, Andrew has received numerous accolades such as the Just For Laughs Festival lifetime achievement award and Chicago Improv Festival Lifetime Achievement Award.

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